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I Love The '80s: A Denim Story

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The decade that brought us over-the-top denim gets a minimalistic makeover for fall. This is the modern way to do eighties: bold silhouettes and stark colors with little embellishment but plenty of edge. Fuse light washes and preppy elements with streetwear cool for a throwback look that's perfectly now. Check out our exclusive editorial, shot by Colin Leaman and styled by Rachael Wang. Welcome to doing denim right.

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Look 1: American Apparel tee, $24; Levi's jeans, $88; 6397 bomber, $695; Reebok Classic Nylon sneakers, $55; Banana Republic belt, $55; stylist's own socks. Look 2: Topshop ribbed top, $25; Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh jeans, $467; Nike Cortez sneakers, $65; stylist's own socks. Look 3: Topshop Unique top, $140; Levi's Trucker jacket, $84; Opening Ceremony trousers, $315; Reebok Classic Nylon sneakers, $55; stylist's own Timex watch and socks. Look 4: Topshop chambray shirt, $65; Courtshop shorts, $115, available at Courtshop, 168 Mott Street; Reebok Club C sneakers, $65; stylist's own socks. Look 5: American Apparel tee, $24; Levis jeans, $88; 6397 bomber, $695; Reebok Classic Nylon sneakers, $55; Banana Republic belt, $55; stylists's own socks. Look 6. Stylist's own jacket; American Apparel top, $28; Rodejber Mina jeans, $265. Look 7 & 8: A.P.C jacket, $218; Equipment blouse, $218; Coach bandeau skirt, $650; Charlotte Olympia Monroe pumps, $595. Look 9: Moschino sleeveless crop top, $210, available at Moschino NY Boutique, 73 Wooster Street, 212-226-8300; Equipment blouse, $218; Diesel Black Gold blazer, $895, available at Diesel Black Gold US Stores, 212-966-5593; American Apparel high-waist jeans, $90; Hue socks, $7; Cole Haan Pinch Campus Penny loafers, $140; stylist's own Timex watch. Look 10: Champion crewneck, $28; Acne Studios Boy Bleach jeans, $290; Reebok C Club sneaker, $65; stylist's own socks. Look 11: Trademark sweater, $198; Vfiles satin puffer, $495; Topshop Jamie jeans, $70; Reebok C Club sneaker, $65; stylist's own socks. Look 12: Adidas vintage track jacket, $75; Mother mini skirt, $168.

Stylist: Rachael Wang, Creative Direction: Rajni Jacques, Model: Nikki @ Muse, Hair & Makeup: Alison Smith


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