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Everywhere nowadays the craze is to grab something rebellious. In fashion Denim is the final word in today’s world. Lots of people are addicted towards this brawny cotton warp-faced textile. This, in a word, has revolutionized the western outfit fashion trend and has even shed new light on the Japanese Denim industry.

Denim not only confines within fabrics, but also various other products.

DENIM NECKLACE:  This textile jewelry has a very trendy and easy going nature with different western outfit. Denim collar necklace with denim tassels, denim petals collar necklace, etc. can both be worn with sweater, as well as shirts.

DENIM EARRINGS: Faded plum denim earrings, denim bow earrings, denim pom pom earrings, etc. are some examples that you will find here. These are of incredibly light weight and easy to wear.

DENIM BRACELET: Denim tropical vibes cuff bracelet, denim bracelet, etc. are adjustable and complement both semi casual and casual looks.

The rejuvenation that this comfortable, adaptable, stylish fabric is experiencing is unparalleled. Almost the entire world has appreciated the sustainable denim fashion. Many are there who feel nostalgic about denim as it had been there, are there, and will be there forever. Hence Denim revolution has put the entire world at awe.

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5 Brands Better Than Levi’s (Women’s) by An Ex Levis Employee

Hey guys!

Not sure how many women follow this thread but I just went to a denim product knowledge event and learned a lot about other brands in the market that do way more for women than Levi’s does.

501’s are notorious for leaving gaps at the waist, being uncomfortable to wear, and bulging in random places. If you’re a true 100% denim girl check out Boyish Jeans ! They have the same worn-in look as a 501 and mold to your body overtime while also being softer and (imo) better fitting to your unique body. They also use 100% recycled denim with better fades and use 0 plastic!!

711 Skinnys are a staple for people who want a simple skinny without looking like a teenager. Today I discovered AG-ED Denim which accomplishes the cigarette skinny leg to a T. While maintaining the same silhouette as a 711, they use only 2% elastane (plastic) instead of mostly viscose and polyester. They also offer higher quality color washes and a greater variety of lengths for those looking for a true skinny or an ankle crop skinny.

For 311 wearers I learned about Good American which carries 00 all the way up to plus size denim meant for comfort. They tailor the features (pockets, distress) of their jeans to each individual size so the fit flatters you at any size. This jean is great for women with hips who need the waistline to move with them while also being on trend with crops and various styles. They even make maternity jeans! This brand has really got it down when it comes to high fashion that meets the demands of all shapes and sizes (but mostly on the petite side).

For altered / LVC/ high water/ straight legs fans, I recommend Mother produced and designed in Los Angeles. Unlike Levis, Mother delivers high fashion denim at a premium price due to still being woven and manufactured in the United States. Mother is identified for their chewed and step fray leg finishes, wide leg openings, and being one of the very first brands to ever incorporate the side racer stripe which you now see on many Levi’s. They carry a wider variety of straight legs, flares, kick flares, and bootcut than Levi’s and is definitely worth checking out if you prefer the boho relaxed vintage look.

Also a direct competitor to LVC / famous levi’s rivets, look no further than Rag & Bone. When it comes to quality this brand is all about details using materials from army manufacturers, to backyard grown indigo, maximum utility pockets, to strategically placed marks and accents. They carry low to super high rises that are true to style and don’t vary based on your size due to stretchy organic blends of EME (T400 Lycra), lyocell, and cotton while minimizing elastane that you find in nearly all Levis. Also check out the rest of the clothing on their site. They have more to offer than the basics Levis carries that are supposed to be high fashion.

Hope this helps spread the word that there’s hope for women who don’t fit into Levi’s!! I guarantee you the washes and materials on these brands will make it worth the price before you drop $100 on some plastic 🙂

Blog written by, Sydneyp92

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Denim with a cause. I’m really loving my denim collections. It’s nice to design fashion jewelry and accessories that will actually mean something to someone. After attending the Denim After Dark event, I am unable to look at anything Denim in the same way again. This is a good thing.

If you don’t know about Denim After Dark, it is a supported effort that began after an 18-year-old woman was raped by her 45-year-old driving instructor. What really began the movement of Denim After Dark however is due to the fact  that the initial conviction was overturned by the Italian Supreme Court,  “Because the victim wore very, very tight jeans, she had to help him remove them… and by removing the jeans… it was no longer rape but consensual sex.”
The following excerpt is from Denim After Dark:
“Enraged by the verdict, the women in the Italian Parliament came to work wearing jeans to show solidarity with the victim. While the Court did eventually scrap this “denim” defense in 2008, women across the country and eventually throughout the United States stood up in protest. Today, many U.S. states recognize Denim Day on the last Wednesday in April, and supporters wear denim as a symbol of protest against erroneous and destructive attitudes about sexual assault.”

In business and in life, it should be about people. Even more, with each design I contemplate how that particular piece of denim jewelry will impact whomever purchases it. Why did they choose it? How does this jewelry convey their thoughts and expectation for the look they are creating? By choosing a particular denim jewelry, are they too supporting Denim After Dark and Denim Days? Are they standing for something?

Denim after Dark and Denim Days are both bringing awareness to sexual assaults. I am thankful that my mind contemplates the persons who will be wearing each piece of my denim jewelry. I am thankful that I’m doing something I love and at the forefront is a conscious awareness of others.

Note To Self: Always challenge yourself to seek out Christ purpose for you and through you. Always challenge yourself to seek how Christ is using the gifts He has given you to minister to others, to challenge others, and to support each other.

Love and Blessings Always,



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We’ve always wanted to do what others say can’t be done.
And we’ve actually done it many times.

Alexander Graah
founder and CEO

And so it began.

In a basement outside the port city of Gothenburg, Sweden, two brothers dreamt of creating denim rooted in the present while stretching beyond seasons and traditional design. With an aim at the unknown and an ambition to cross borders by adding new values to a piece of fabric, the mission was set. Inspired by their grandpa who always saw beyond obstacles and further, they started to solve the impossible equation. From this courage and dedication Dr. Denim was raised — a brand to trust whether you need elegance or function. With a character where persistence, smart choices and humility have been passed down for generations, Dr. Denim has taken form as an uncompromised denim brand where perfect fit, price and total experience reach far beyond seams and buttons.

The brothers Alexander and Johannes Graah and their father Morten founded Dr. Denim 2004 in Gothenburg. The company has since then been run as a linear family business without hierarchies where blood is not thicker than water. Every individual’s engagement and well-being is of greatest importance and run as a core through the organization. The familiar and permissive climate creates a dynamic and personal atmosphere where the collective skills are highly recognized. Dr. Denims values are found in the company’s corners where community, innovation and development are leading lights.

Disclaimer: All credit for the content of this blog post is given to Dr. Denim. Empress of Virtue’s only credit is that we seek to be the curators of all things Denim and Jeans by compiling articles, blogs, excerpts, quotes, and fun facts written about Denim / Jeans in one place for your convenience.