Woman Spends 4 Days In the Hospital Thanks to a Pair of Skinny Jeans

A 35-year-old Australian woman was rushed to the hospital recently after collapsing in a park, citing loss of feeling in her legs and feet. Turns out, after a day of helping a family member move—which involved a certain amount of squatting—her skinny jeans had cut off the blood supply to her calf muscles. » 6/23/15 12:00pm 6/23/15 12:00pm

Saturday Night Social: Remember To Cop Them JNCO Jeans 

It's the first trend I remember. I showed up to school one day and all of the sudden all the skater boys were wearing the widest, most cumbersome jeans my eyes had ever seen (shouts to out Ian M. and Noah Souder-Russo). An aversion to risk, I didn't want to ride around on a skateboard, but a sucker for fashion I sure… » 2/21/15 6:05pm 2/21/15 6:05pm

NYPD Wrongly Accuse Mayor's Wife of Wearing Jeans to Cop's Funeral 

Things have been exceedingly tense between New York mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police Department following the shooting deaths of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. After Liu's funeral Sunday, that controversy extended to de Blasio's wife, Chirlane McCray, who NYPD officers accused of wearing… » 1/08/15 11:50am 1/08/15 11:50am

When Jeans Meet Yoga Pants, an Awful New Product Takes Shape

Joga, it's not just your favorite song by Bjork anymore. No, now one enterprising company has taken pants to the next level by combining the style of denim with the comfort of yoga pants. On the scale of awful, this is better than jeggings but worse than pajama jeans. (I once bought pajama jeans off the TV, so I am an… » 6/18/14 1:00pm 6/18/14 1:00pm

Your Tight-Ass Skinny Jeans Almost Ruined U.S. Dollars

For over a hundred years, U.S. dollars have been printed on a unique cotton blend paper made using scraps of denim sold in bulk by the garment industry. In fact, about 30 percent of the cotton used in our money$ came from leftover denim (the rest coming from a variety of other textile wastes). It was all fine and… » 12/16/13 9:31pm 12/16/13 9:31pm