May 31st, 2013

Feeling Blue

Or more to the point, I’m not feeling white, white jeans that is. Last Friday I posted Long Weekend Look and it just didn’t feel right. I kept looking at it and then it struck me, I’m a tad over white jeans. Paired with white is chic, but with a bright top is unsurprising.

Blue denim, hardly new, feels fresh and right right now.

Images © Harper’s Bazaar & theyallhateus

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  1. The top image with the blue frames and leopard flats is the essence of casual chic to me. White jeans will always be a look to admire, but nothing can replace the eternal appeal of blue denim.

    May 31st, 2013  9:05 AM

  2. I love the second look here. I often feel a little “off” in red shoes, but they really work with classic blue jeans.

    May 31st, 2013  10:32 AM

  3. Anyone have any idea who makes those great leopard flats? They don’t look like Tod’s or Belgian slippers but close.

    May 31st, 2013  3:03 PM

  4. Hang on…,Is blue denim fresh because it’s not the obvious choice for summer? Is unsurprising what’s right right now?

    May 31st, 2013  4:10 PM

  5. I love both of these looks & I am also curious about the shoes, anyone know who makes either the leopard flats or red shoes? Thanks for all you do, love your blog!

    May 31st, 2013  5:30 PM

  6. I like both of these looks, but for a warm summer climate, I don’t think any look can surpass classic white jeans. Either paired with a white top, or, as Preston mentions,a print or colored top. I have always loved that look, it’s a classic. I especially like white jeans with a white, black, or gray top.

    May 31st, 2013  8:44 PM

  7. I love the look. Purchased MK loafers, tied a Jo Malone black ribbon to the front medallion….voila!

    June 1st, 2013  2:23 PM

  8. I would love to know who makes Elle’s jeans – have been looking for a similar style (or boyfriend) that is long enough for tall women – I am 5’11″ and the Current Elliott and J Brand boyfriends run too short.

    June 1st, 2013  4:31 PM

  9. @Elizabeth: Have you tried Zara? I find their jeans to be a good length. They have a boyfriend style right now as well.

    June 2nd, 2013  11:23 AM

  10. I have not! Thank you, Cece! And many thanks to Preston for this beautiful blog – I have learned so much and am grateful for this resource.

    June 2nd, 2013  9:48 PM

  11. I assume that’s a saint laurent jacket Elle is wearing. DVINE. any ideas on a similar version?

    November 6th, 2013  8:40 PM


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