Jeans 101: Tips on Fit, Brands, Color

Jeans 101: Tips on Fit, Brands, Color

Some have described jeans shopping as “soul crushing,” “self-esteem destroying,” “masochistic,” and “terrifying.” How many times have you been lured into a store by a sign reading “JEANS: 50% OFF,” only to leave the store’s dressing room practically in tears after trying on a pile o’ unflattering denim? Well, this jeans primer is not going(…)

Pumped Up Kicks: 2012 Boots

Pumped Up Kicks: 2012 Boots

Pumped Up Kicks is my seasonal roundup of seriously cool shoes. This month I’m focusing on 2012 boots. Last week, we featured an awesome eco-friendly boot by Timberland that people went bananas over but is currently sold out. So, I’ve assembled a list of equally killer boots that will help soften the blow (keeping in(…)

EcoQ: Timberland Earthkeepers Collection

EcoQ: Timberland Earthkeepers Collection

Did you know that Timberland has an Earthkeepers Collection that uses eco-friendly materials and production processes? Boots are made with recycled plastic bottles for the linings; recycled rubber for the soles; and leathers from a tannery rated “silver” for improved energy, water and waste management. Their jackets are produced using environmentally friendly resources, such as(…)