Thursday, May 22, 2008

Denim Revolution -- Check out some reviews !

Jean Rehab
"Don't throw out those ratty jeans quite yet! Author and designer Nancy Minsky has assembled a stellar compilation of the best ways to make your old duds look great and fashionable again. Check out "Denim Revolution" for dozens of ways to embellish, redefine and rehab your jeans into stylish pants, jackets, purses and more." COMPLETE WOMAN", May/June-08

You say you want a denim revolution?
Crafty? Fashionable? Have a ton of old jeans you can't bring yourself to give away? "Denim Revolution: Dozens of Ways to Turn Denim Cast-Offs into Fashion Must-Haves" may have some projects that are especially appealing to you. By Nancy Minsky, a former Calvin Klein protégé, "Denim Revolution" provides a how-to for recycling old jeans. Girly them up with some lace pocket trim or get crazy with a patchwork purse. Add button details or shred the legs for rebel yell. The best part? These threads require old clothes, so you're spending little for a one-of-a kind look. The book is glossy and full-color, and each project answers the question "How difficult?" What denim do I need? and "What other materials will I need?" in addition to step-by-step instructions...
THE DAILY JOURNAL by Jaclyn Youhana

DIY: Reinvent Your Favorite Denim
Got a pair of jeans that are past their prime? Maybe some denim that's stretched, shrunk or faded past the point of no return? Don't toss them - revolutionize them. We recently read “Denim Revolution”, by Nancy Minsky, and loved her novel approach to denim fashion. Find plenty of creative DYI ideas, with step-by-step details and colorful shots of the finished project. Our favorite style? The jeans-turned skirt with pleated back detail and accents. by Christina Twomey

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