denim

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Studio Nicholson white jeans

Never not looking for a new pair of white jeans. Looks like something good is coming from Studio Nicholson

WORDS: Disneyrollergirl/Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Nick Wakeman/Studio Nicholson
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The new direct-to-consumer classics



Paravel luggage - direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand

No-fashion fashion; it seems the world is catching up with the ‘gentlewoman style’ set (according to the New York Times), who covet the best version of a thing that they can wear forever. This was the premise of my book, The New Garconne, which came out in 2016. The wardrobe building blocks featured in there have held up pretty well, although silhouettes have morphed slightly over time. But classics are classics, so I think we will always need a blazer, a tailored pant, a slim-heeled shoe and a decent tote.

Interestingly, some of today’s best classics don’t come from the heritage brands but from ‘direct-to-consumer’ (aka DTC) start-ups. (more…)



Buy it now: Slvrlake denim non-stretch straight-leg cuts



Slvrlake denim

Another new L.A denim brand on the block. Despite being a denim buyer for Selfridges (which has a great denim buy), Gary Edgley – along with his wiife Louise – couldn’t find any jeans on the market that he liked, so did what seems to be the done thing these days in this situation, he started his own companySlvrlake Denim.

Slvrlake Denim has the kind of 80-90s cuts I like; straight leg silhouettes reminiscent of 501s, rather than skinny, stretch Y2K fits. (more…)



Wardrobe NYC – The denim edit (updated)



Shop the post - Wardrobe NYC trench coat


Wardobe.NYC
released its latest ‘denim edit’ last month. I wrote about it here.

The USP of Wardrobe.NYC is a system of ‘packs’, aka capsule edits of four or eight classic pieces that you buy as a set. Until now. (more…)