Showing: 1 - 3 of 3 RESULTS

Blue Jeans III: Maybe It’s Me

The great blue jeans quest continues. After the fiasco at the Levi store, after the “no we don’t put things on sale” experience at True Religion, and thinking I’d almost nailed it (and for cheap) at JC Penney, I went to Lucky Brand. Well, I went to Banana Republic first, where I felt like Goldilocks without ever getting to “just right.”  So then, Lucky.  At Lucky, I found an amazing …

South of the Border Jeans

I am not a size 6. I maybe waved at a size 6 some time in my late teens but I certainly didn’t stop there. So the fact that my favorite Levis are a size 6 is a miracle attributable, I think, to the wonders of modern fabric making–and maybe to some smart marketer realizing that for many women there is a certain effervescent joy that happens in the privacy …

Blue Jean Blues

All I wanted was a new pair of blue jeans. I waited like a good little shopper until the post-holiday sales began and then went to the Levi’s store on 14th street, where a few years ago I scored the perfect pair of jeans. If I were a teenager, those jeans would’ve been my traveling pants, baby, oh yeah. I was smart enough at the time to buy two pairs, …