In the U.K., “Pants!” is a Mild Curse…Here? It’s Art.By Lisa • Feb 26th, 2010 • Category: Bottoms, FASHION
If youâ€™re the jealous type and donâ€™t want to anyone else in the world to have the same jeans as youâ€¦
Or if you consider every pair of pants in your closet a precious commodityâ€¦
Or if youâ€™re super-green and like the idea of recycling vintage jeans into a whole new pairâ€¦
Or if you want to walk around in a line that marries California Freedom with British Cool…
Or if you want to wear the same pants that has graced the rears of Kate Hudson, Gisele Bundchen, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Garner and Sandra Bullockâ€¦
Hudson Jeans has some exciting news for you: Hudson, the brand known for its triangle flap back pocket and that says it creates pants from the best premium denim from the finest mills in Europe and Japan,Â is launching a new collection â€“ Resurrection â€“ that transforms denim into wearable artwork.
Thatâ€™s right: Art for your legs.
This new collections launches in April at ten exclusive retailers including Barneyâ€™s NY and Jeffreyâ€™s.
But donâ€™t dilly-dally â€“ only 120 pairs are being made using jeans from the HUDSON archives, making each one one-of-a-kind.
Hudson is only eight years oldâ€¦but that doesnâ€™t make the news any less exciting.
Andâ€¦get this: Ben Taverniti, Hudsonâ€™s head denim designer, uses an average of six pairs of vintage jeans for each pair in the new collection. Hudson says each pair takes about six hours to create and â€“ whoa, boy â€“ includes details like zippers, buttons and distressing. Styles include skinny, cropped, flare and bootcutâ€¦and you can even get different lengths.
Claiming to provide a style for every true denim lover,Â Hudson says this truly indulgent $995 denim is worth the splurge as youâ€™ll never find another pair like them.
Lisa is a Brooklyn, NY-based food and business writer who has worked for Martha Stewart Living, Good Housekeeping, the Financial Times and Dow Jones. She also blogs for the Huffington Post and started her own blog â€“ tastylacys.wordpress.com â€“ to chronicle her preparations for the American Pie Councilâ€™s National Pie Championships.
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