7.30.2009

Born to Wear Denim


Ok, I admit it, I have never been the most avid denim-wearer. Despite my envy of the ladies that look fantastic in their skinny jeans, I always seem to stick to my girly dresses. I think it's mostly because it's difficult for me to find a pair of jeans that fit great, especially for under $100 (I refuse to pay more!), and that's a bummer because it really does limit my wardrobe choices.

So when I was approached recently to become a "Brand Enthusiast" for one of my favorite brands, Gap, I jumped at the opportunity! Gap is unveiling a new line of premium denim this summer called Born To Fit, and they are eager to get the word out about these completely re-engineered jeans. Available in three women's styles - Always Skinny, Real Straight and Sexy Boot - their new jeans promise to have the great fit and feel of premium denim at very wallet-friendly prices, which sounds pretty great to me. I can't wait to receive my jeans in the mail so I can give my full review! Until then, I'm dreaming of a new wardrobe world for myself, one in which I will be wearing playful and sexy outfits like the ones I've assembled below...

Bosporous blouse, $98, Anthropologie; Flung Facets earrings, $42, Anthropologie; Lanvin tie-back gladiator sandals, $448.23, Barneys.com; Real Straight jeans, $59.50, Gap


Check roll up cowl top, $50, Topshop; lightweight tassle scarf in Purple Muse, $34.50, Gap; Lanvin metallic woven slingback sandal, $381.23, Barneys.com; leather foldover hobo, $158, Gap; Sexy Boot jeans, $59.50, Gap



Vintage mesh clutch, $16.90, Etsy.com; Brick Sequin Tee, $145, Topshop; large shirt cuff in purple python, Kara Ross; Pierre Hardy fishnet sandals, $428.13, Barneys.com; Always Skinny jeans, $69.50, Gap

A note: I feel very lucky that I was chosen to be a Brand Enthusiast for Gap because I am a longtime fan of their aesthetic and commitment to cool clothes at a reasonable price. Still, although I am not being paid to perform this role, I will file Gap-related posts under "sponsored content."

7 comments:

Kristen Sara said...

I love denim... I live in my jeans!! I love GAP clothing too. Although I can't seem to get into the skinny jeans trend... I love my jeans with a big flared leg!

ms. less is always more said...

I love the middle pair (straight fit) I was just eyeing it at gap.com! i can't wait to try a couple of pairs on soon!

liz @ chic on the cheap said...

i always felt i couldn't pull off the skinny jeans, until i found just the right pair. just takes some digging!

A French Cloud said...

you've got to tell us what you think of each-have fun!

charlotte said...

Have I mentioned how much I LOVE your aesthetic??? I would never think of those ensembles, but they are amazing and very distinctive. I also refuse to pay over $100 for jeans, and I feel like its totally blasphemy to say so!!

pretty*pink*rat said...

These outfits are amazing! Love the combination of colors and fits. So stylish, without looking contrived. Wonderful wonderful, wonderful!

Lisa said...

Lovin the second look!