August 29th, 2017
Profile

Alyson Walsh’s Favorite White Jeans

Alyson Walsh White Jeans post

I’m on the hunt for new white jeans and asked a few of my uber stylish friends to weigh in with their favorites. Eighth up, editor of the fab site That’s Not My Age and author of the soon-to-be released Know Your Style, Alyson Walsh:

“Engaging in a little DIY action over a long Bank Holiday weekend, I took a pair of scissors and lopped a couple of inches off a pair of old Gap flared jeans (the Long and Lean style). To be perfectly honest, I resisted the kick flare/boot crop/whatever trend for quite sometime; when you’re tall, it just looks like your trousers don’t fit. Which is all a bit too ‘We Need To Talk About Kevin,’ for my liking. Anyhow. I finally succumbed to ankle-flapping fashion last year and have been wearing these Gap jeans ever since – my Acne ‘Hep’ white jeans haven’t had a look in.  This cropped style looks good in summer with flat sandals and a shirt, swap for Gucci loafers and a sweater now that it’s cooler. This old APC knit belongs to my partner Paul (Mr TNMA)-  guess that makes it a proper boyfriend sweater.

P.S. after every few washes I give the frayed hems a trim, otherwise the DIY kick flare jeans get themselves into a bit of a tangle. ” Alyson

Photo: Dvora

SHOP

what's new

GUCCI

Gucci Horsebit 1955 small bag

SAINT LAURENT

Belted wool-twill jacket

SAINT LAURENT

Hooded virgin-wool duffel coat

SAINT LAURENT

Belted distressed denim jacket

SAINT LAURENT

Hooded velvet cape

SAINT LAURENT

Hooded wool duffle coat

VINCE

Cashmere sweater

SACAI

Cotton-blend minidress

RAEY

Longline virgin-wool tunic

GIA x PERNILLE TEISBAEK

Tubular Leather Knee Boots

ALTUZARRA

Haines Ribbed-Knit Cardigan

DIEMME

Monfumo Leather Hiking Boots

view all

  • Thank you for having me, Preston x

    That's Not My AgeAugust 29th, 2017  12:30 PM

     
  • She nailed it. Great post. Thank you.

    LFRAugust 29th, 2017  1:21 PM

     
  • They look like the right length to me – but I’m not tall. I never wear my jeans longer than that!

    bisbeeAugust 29th, 2017  3:29 PM

     
  • She looks very chic. This feels both inspiring and attainable, though I envy her height! 🙂
    This series is great, thank you,
    -grace

    GraceAugust 29th, 2017  5:57 PM

     
  • Love a cropped flare-DIY or purchased. Love Alyson’s ingenuity.

    Mary BethAugust 29th, 2017  6:16 PM

     
  • Alyson looks fabulous. I love how soft and worn in her jeans look, so cozy for Fall.

    KathyAugust 30th, 2017  1:18 AM

     
  • Great series and Alyson Walsh is so chic and I love hearing her “voice”.

    karenAugust 30th, 2017  7:07 AM

     
  • Preston, this is so helpful. You do have stylish friends. Thank you for sharing!

    MoiraAugust 30th, 2017  9:01 AM

     
  • Also love the diy aspect and the length looks great on her but I would wear them a bit shorter. Thanks for reminding me about TNMA.

    SueMAugust 30th, 2017  11:11 AM

     
  • Love this post. I wear the same Gap jeans – they will now get a “trim”

    LisaAugust 30th, 2017  5:44 PM

     

Your email address is only used for our verification process to help reduce spam comments and will not be shared, published or stored for any other purpose. Please be courteous. All comments are moderated.

Name :

Email (will not be published) :