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

Spanx Jeans Will Not Save Your Ass From Itself

We all know that women loving shopping for jeans—it's right up there with bikini waxes and accidentally eating the other half of the pad thai you were supposed to save for tomorrow's lunch. There is, however, that one elusive yet glorious moment when you finally find the perfect pair of denim. And now Spanx, the… » 7/29/14 3:00pm 7/29/14 3:00pm

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

Quit Washing Your Jeans So Much, Says the CEO of Levi's

It's no secret that jeans can go for a remarkably long time without a visit to the washing machine, but some of us are perhaps just a little ashamed of how long we'll wear the same pair. Luckily for the slobs out there, the CEO of Levi's has personally blessed our "Eh, it'll go another week" approach. » 5/21/14 11:20am 5/21/14 11:20am

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

Wasabi Pants Are as Scary as They Sound

Humans have been on this planet for so long that you'd think we'd have already come up with every possible combination of objects with which to hurt each other—and yet we continue to create new and ever more bizarre weapons. The latest innovation comes courtesy of a man in Barnstable, Massachusetts, who got mad at his… » 6/13/12 10:00pm 6/13/12 10:00pm