Seen: Serena van der Woodsen wearing the more fashionable sustainable jeans. It seems that cold-weather temperatures can’t stop this Upper East Sider from showing off: On a recent outing with her husband, our favorite “It Girl” was seen wearing DL1961 sustainable denim, warming up her exposed ankles with a shearling coat. big size. , lace-up boots and a hat. How good.
forgive the cheesy CW introduction, it was hard to resist. Seriously, though, we’re head over heels for Blake Lively’s recent outfit, particularly her earth-friendly straight-leg jeans. after doing some Gossip Girl-Worth investigating, turns out to be DL1961 Emilie Straight Jeans in Lt. Seaglass ($199), and we’ll definitely be buying a pair before the end of the season.
Normally, we’d be skeptical about cropped jeans in mid-January. Especially on a walk around TriBeCa? No, that’s a one-way ticket to the city of frozen ankle. Let Lively convince us otherwise. He kicked off in a pair of lace-up Rag & Bones (hello, hiking boot trend) that hid the cropped hem but looked absolutely adorable (and warm).
But it’s not the cropped design that we like the most. DL1961 is all about sustainability, something we’d love to see more of in the denim world. ICYMI, the traditional production of blue jeans is not exactly ecological: it absorbs a lot of water, emits pollutants and requires a ton of energy and resources. Instead, DL1961 closed-loop denim is made using recycled materials and waterless technology to create high-quality, stylish jeans. Along with cleaner dyes and chemicals, energy efficiency, and ethical practices, these jeans are about as green as they get.
The only drawback is that it will cost you $199. But quality comes with a price tag, and these jeans are premium. Aside from the eco-friendly materials, the vintage cut and wash is *chef’s kiss*, perfect for transitioning from one season to the next. However, look closely and you will see that the devil is in the details. According to the brand’s website, each pair is brushed with “authentic sanding, pocket grinding, and small nicks throughout.” From little slits at the back of the hems to slight rips at the back pockets, they’re effortlessly cool, and something Serena van der Woodsen herself would have worn on the steps of the Met.
If $199 is a bit steep, there are a handful of other DL1961 styles for sale that deserve prime attention. If you like Emilie’s straight-leg style but don’t want the cut, these Ultra-High-Rise Vintage 31″ are down from $219 to $175. Or, lean into the flared trend and snag the Rachel Flare Ultra High-Rise Instasculpt 35″ ($149) with code “SALEONSALE20” at checkout.
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me these jeans Enjoy an A-list approved style that’s sustainable, high-quality and classic enough to wear season after season. Xoxo gossip girl.
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