Live in Levis

The last few weeks have been so fun-packed that I've not had much chance to shoot an outfit in a while. This post is something I've wanted to do for a long time though, so I decided not to put it off any longer. I read on The Elgin Avenue a while back about the #LiveinLevis marketing campaign and realised that I'd never actually owned a pair of Levi's. 

Jeans shopping for me is always a trying experience. This is largely because I'm pear-shaped and my legs measure 35" - which is an exceptionally awkward length to find. But after a LOT of experimenting in the Levi's store (and no small amount of patience from the store assistant) I managed to come away with this pair: a demi-curve with a 34" leg. 

They aren't *quite* long enough if the truth be told, but that works for me as it means they avoid the mud (and in summer I'll just roll up the cuff and wear capri-style). Unfortunately Levi's don't sell anything longer than 34" which is a real shame, because these are hands-down the comfiest pair of jeans I've ever owned. Maybe one day they'll cater fully to us leggy folk... a girl can dream hey?

(Side note: I also bought a pair of men's 501s - I wanted something more robust as I spend a lot of my spare time outdoors/working with animals and I needed something that would last me a few years. They're not quite as flattering as the jeans pictured but the fit was good enough. I'd also recommend trying the 501CT if you have a similar body shape to mine.)





Jeans: Levi's (exact ones here)
Vest Top (worn underneath): Primark
Sheer Top: Zara 
Shoes: Converse
Sunglasses: F&F

Photos by: Rachel Orritt

Comments

  1. I love how you've styled your jeans. I got a pair Levi's in high school and I wore them to death. On their last fateful wearing I was horse riding and as I swung into the saddle I heard a loud rip and that was the end of them. Fortunately I had a shirt to tie around my waist!!!

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