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Hey Clorox? You win.

Today I bring you another episode for the “Oh, honey…no” files.  There’s not much I can say to prepare thine eyes for this hot mess so here we go:

Image courtesy of Bloomingdale's

Image courtesy of Bloomingdale's

My retinae are burning as I type.  You could own this travesty of denim for a mere $196.  That’s $196 for a pair of skinny, crop jeans (which, may  I just say, are so tight they’re almost jeggings) that will make it look like you got in a fight with a jug of Clorox.

Shame on the designer.  Shame on the Bloomie’s buyer.  Shame on any woman that wears them.  A pox on all your houses!

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Not just for us girls

Looks like the guys are taking a cue from the newer denim silhouettes that have become available to women over the past couple of years.  No longer just a bootcut world, men’s denim is moving towards the straight and narrow.  

Take, for instance, the Brixton by Joe’s Jeans ($158).  With a slimmer tailored leg, the Brixton cuts a very nice shape.  Nicole, of nv clothes for men here in Raleigh, says this style has sold pretty well.

Image courtesy of Bluefly

Image courtesy of Bluefly

I think it’s great that men are giving more thought to their jeans these days and I hope the days of the baggy faded pair are behind us.  Perhaps a gift to consider for your valentine, ladies?

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Stylish Stars: Keri Russell

Keri Russell is featured in the January 2009 issue of In Style magazine and I especially loved this ensemble:

Image scan courtesy of In Style

Image scan courtesy of In Style

I think the beauty of this look is how it’s so put-together, yet it comes off incredibly relaxed.  The most striking elements are the red in the shirt which adds a punch of color to the otherwise neutral palette and the chiffon embellishment on the cardigan which lends a romantic aura, offsetting the structured look created by the shirt and jeans.  Beautiful, simple and comfortable.

(J.Crew cardigan, Cacharel shirt, Rebecca Taylor cami, Earnest Sewn jeans, Tom Binns chain, Kria bracelet, Annette Ferdinandsen ring, Dolce Vita shoes)

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