Friday, February 27, 2009

Jeans: Endangered Species?



The natural evolution of the skinny jean has led to leggings; the more comfortable and colorful way of dressing the legs. In a variety of textures and patterns, and lately, with added accessories (such as zippers, buttons, cut-outs) the legging is leaving jeans in the dust. Why dabble with denim? It's stiff and rigid, and really, boring. Jeans can be frumpy, but leggings are inherently sleek- finding a legging to fit your body is as simple as stretch... My Darwinian instincts tell me jeans could soon become extinct.

All leggings pictured here are American Apparel.

1 comment:

  1. I think you're on to something here! I hadn't even realized. Jeans are stiff legged clunky leg warmers...otherwise known as a thing of the past.

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