Yves Saint Laurent once said, “I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity — all I hope for in my clothes.” Brooke Shields cooed “Nothing gets in the way of me and my Calvins.” Sid Vicious’s last wish was to be buried with his “jeans and motorcycle boots,” next to his baby of course. In BlackBook’s Denim Issue, you’ll find denim lovers and denim haters, cruising with Zooey Deschanel, bitching with Alexa Chung, kvetching with Noah Baumbach, shopping with Crispin Glover, and a Denim iPhone App where you can cruise, kvetch and shop all on your own. Here’s a behind the scenes at the making of the Denim Issue.
Music and lyrics, “Goldie Locks,” by — who else? — White Denim.