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FIVE DAYS IN DENIM : BLUE JEAN BABY


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Day 2

It’s no word of a lie that the majority of my wardrobe is black, grey and white. Why? I’m not really sure, perhaps it was all the horrible colour choices I made in the 90’s and early 00’s. However, I do make a couple of exceptions to the colour rule, special occasions and denim.

With that in mind, here we are at day 2 of 5, featuring the newest addition to my denim family, the Zara Basic Dept Z1975 light washed jean. As with most of my denim companions, they didn’t last long before I got stuck into them with my dressmaking scissors.

Over the past few years I’ve developed a weird aversion to wearing unripped denim. I instinctively feel the need to ruin them immediately, almost like a right of passage, or a battle wound that they can brag about to their other denim counterparts. It’s the same sort of feeling you get with new shoes, I just want to run around in the dirt and make them look old.

You’d think after 13 pairs of jeans I would have a strategy, a special technique I could perhaps share with you? Sure, It’s a 3 step process really. Get your notebooks out, you’re going to want to write this down…

1) Pick a random spot, cut into it with my scissors

2) Rip open with hands (strangely satisfying)

3) Hope that I haven’t just ruined my brand new pair of jeans.

What can I say, I live on the edge.

No regrets. Mostly.


 Zara Basic Dept Z1975 Jean similar here / Uniqlo Men’s Shearling Hoodie / Saba Cotton Knit Jumper similar here and here / Fur Vest similar here and here / Miss KG Heels