Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Come Here, Rude Boy

Boyfriend's back? Yes, and better than ever.

I happen to really love the boyfriend jean look, though my fiance will disagree. He calls them the "no butt" jeans. Ha. But after a little explaining...a flash of some midriff and a little dab of cleavage, even he was intrigued. Some days just call for a looser pant. And if done right, this look is CHIC CHIC CHIC.

Think a look more Jen Aniston... than Katie Holmes. Sorry Mrs. Cruise.

To pull off this look (without being mistaken for a man) stick to the three golden rules:

1. Cuff the pant leg at the ankle. It's undeniable - a woman's ankle and foot are sexy. Because this style is meant to sit low on the hips, it works on both curvy and straight bodies. If you are petite or have a short waist, even out proportions by cuffing jeans with a smaller roll.

2. Consider what you are going to pair with your boyfriend jeans. In order to maintain a look that is feminine, it’s best to stick with slim-fitting tops and girly footwear. (ie - a good push-up bra and some wedges).

3. If you do decide to wear a pair of men’s jeans, make sure they fit! Find a pair that fit you through the waist and hips, and do opt for a straight leg. Men’s boot cut and flared denim don’t work quite as well for this cuffed denim trend. But there’s no need to cross-dress or borrow your honey’s denim (though if it works why not?) these jeans are available virtually everywhere.

Here's how I did it:

tee: jcrew
jeans: banana republic
belt: (very old school perhaps vintage at this point) a&f
ring: f21
wedges: Cynthia Vincent "Luella"
hat: h&m

So what do you think? Would you wear this jean style? If so how would you style it?!

I also must pay some homage to my off and on again lady - Megan Fox - who I love the boyfriend look on the best. I always give credit where it is due. Props.

xo L


veronicaa said...

Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous.
You pull this off so well <3
I am dying to try it let you know how it goes!
Xoxo Veronica

Taylor Sterling said...

those shoes are amazing!! I want them!

Awaiting said...

amazing! :D
very simple but tre chic. :D
pulled it off very well.


Danielle Barbe said...

you look great. you made me laugh though.. my best friend always comments on how flat my ass looks when i wear boyfriend jeans. they do have a pancake effect. haha

Anonymous said...

I just have to say I LOVE the title of your blog! And "I give good blog" that is hilarious! Cute outfit in these pictures. Loving those boyfriend jeans :)

stilettolover91 said...

You look fantastic!!! I love your outfit & wedges!! Great blog!!

Glamour Bbey. said...

Hay girl!
It's my first time on your blog and I really love it! Like your style!

Can you please check my blog too?
Maybe you can follow me?

Love, Cindy

Devon said...

Great outfit x

Lindsay LeBoyer said...

I love this outfit! I've been looking for boyfriend jeans like that i really like yours! This outfit is so simple, but looks so put together, good job!
comment and follow =)

cat eyes & skinny jeans said...

Legit obsessed with those shoes! I'm searching for a pair {in that exact color} in a size 5.5 or 6 but keep coming up empty on eBay. :(