I like nothing quite as much as a good style challenge, especially when it involves denim. You see, despite what I like to make you believe on this blog, I spend most of my life wearing jeans. Actually scratch that, I think you’ve seen more than enough outfit posts featuring me in jeans to know full well they are pretty much my number one wardrobe staple (aren’t they everyone’s?). Sometimes I think I should rename this blog Mademoiselle Jeanbot, but it doesn’t have quite the same ring to it.
The thing is though when I say “jeans” what I really mean is “skinny jeans” as I find it very difficult to try any other shape. So when I met up with lovely Lara from MiH Jeans, I told her I would quite like to show you how I would wear denim shapes that are a little trickier for my body shape (I am 5’7 and a size uk 12/14). She lend me three pairs of jeans from the MiH collection for me to try and style.
First up is The Jane described on the site as a mid-rise, cropped leg with a slightly 60s look. Of course I was sold straight away, I love the distressed Aged Cali wash and the cut is really unusual (for me anyway) + it looked great on the model so how can it go wrong, right? WELL… Let’s put it this way: I will never be able to wear them with flat shoes as dressed down they just look like mum jeans on me. And you know what’s worse than mum jeans? A mum in mum jeans. So basically my dreams of wearing these jeans in a Jane Birkin type sloucheroo evaporated and instead I went for dressy. And this worked. The fit is nicer than boyfriend jeans on me and I love them with simple black stilettos and a cropped jacket. Results!
Traduction – Je me suis lancé un défi: essayer des styles de jeans différents de mes skinnies habituels. MiH jeans m’a prêté trois jeans afin de relever ce défi. Le premier est “The Jane”, un jean un peu rétro sixties que je pensais porter de façon très décontractée, mais cela ne m’allait pas du tout donc j’ai troqué les ballerines pour des talons et hop, voilà le résultat!
I am wearing: MiH Jeans “The Jane”, Pablo by Gérard Darel jacket, Acne Tee-shirt, Christopher Kane clutch, Aldo shoes, necklace Gas Bijoux (shop the look below)