You can't talk denim without talking models--no matter the era, from Brooke Shields in her classic Calvins to Kate Moss and her array of skinnies, nothing beats a beautiful girl dressed in classic blue jeans.
Style is how you are recognized. Style is the first impression. Trends come and it's fun to take part in the new. However, style is the everlasting. There are certain concepts and pieces that are timeless. Take the concepts and pieces and make them your own!
The idea of denim in Spring is not a trend, it's a staple. Every March, like the coming of warmer weather is certainly around the corner, so too is the arrival of denim in our wardrobes an undoubted fixture. What changes or trends every year is the way denim is cut, styled or accented.
Is there anything that feels more Autumn-like than a crisp pair of... jeans? The answer is no, no there isn't. But with so many options in terms of rises and styles, it's no wonder a girl can get overwhelmed when shopping for the perfect pair of jeans to fall in love with.
It didn't come early in my career (understatement, as 59 years old is a dinosaur in the youth-obsessed fashion industry), but maybe the best should be saved for last... My prophecy at the age of 4 took a bit longer to come true than imagined, but it's all about the journey.
Last week, Chip Bergh, the CEO of Levi Strauss & Company, caused quite a stir. In response to a question about how often we should wash our jeans, he admitted that he hadn't washed the jeans he was wearing in a year. Really, a whole year.