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Meditate On This: Acne’s $2,000 Jeans


It appears shoppers have decided that 300 bucks is too much to spend on a pair of jeans. To these people, Acne says: HA! But those of you with an extra $2K lying around will be pleased to know that the Swedish brand is introducing new styles of made-to-order jeans for spring that will extract about that amount from your pocket. Hurrah! Actually, snark aside, the jeans may be worth the price—the styles feature (real) silver patches designed by buzzy London jewelry designer Husam El Odeh. Sounds dubious, but looks cool, and the same can be said for much of the other stuff in Acne’s Spring ’10 line. A lavender suede jacket covered in fringe? Tie-dyed denim dappled with Swarovski crystal? A marbled minidress with shaping seams that map the chakras? Hm, hmm, and hmmm, respectively, but kudos to Acne for proving that a New Age-y outlook can translate to a style that’s hip, rather than hippie-dippy. To achieve the proper blissed-out effect, however, you should probably meditate before dressing.

Photo: Courtesy of Acne



  1. newyorksilly says:

    I don’t know how functional these jeans are but I sure am a fan. There have been many times when I unintentional rip the knees of my favorite jeans from being on my knees so much (insert joke here). I’m sure those silver knee pads would help prevent that. Now, if they only made a mens version with a silver cup.

  2. fashionpicks says:

    Fashion gluttony at its best!

    P Adhikari

  3. crislo says:

    It looks cool indeed, but 2k for a pair of jeans…it is a bit too much!! I hope a cheaper version come up!!

  4. baine says:

    these are ridiculously necessary. ps. who makes the adorable shoes?!

  5. brownpapercake says:

    Shoes are also ACNE.

  6. tehbrunos says:

    Well, obviously dry clean only.

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