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August 29 2014

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Would You Wear A Denim Trench?

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We never thought we’d see denim on a Valentino runway. But there it was, paper-thin, deep indigo, and spliced into shirtdresses and a shorts suit. Valentino‘s Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli weren’t the only ones to dress up the forever-practical fabric. Stella McCartney, Celine‘s Phoebe Philo, and Thakoon Panichgul cut it into full trousers, tunics, and tailored vests. For Derek Lam, who was inspired by all things California, denim was a natural, even though his ultra-chic trench is a long way, baby, from Levi Strauss dungarees. Part of the draw is the material’s versatility. “It’s a very honest fabric,” Lam told Style.com. “It stands the test of time in its endurance and functionality.” If you ask us, it just might be one of the hardest-working wardrobe investments you could make come spring.

Click here for a slideshow, and let us know if you’ll be buying into the trend.

Photo: Yannis Vlamos / GoRunway.com

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  1. ElleMarie says:

    I would absolutely wear that trench. It’s lovely. And I barely wear jeans because I think they’re so sloppy. That coat is gorgeous.

  2. nicholsons_jewellers says:

    Yes, certainly I’d wear this denim trench. Denim looks great with chunky silver jewels

  3. eleny says:

    this is a beautiful piece, but i have to go with a no on this one.

  4. garmentonline says:

    i don’t have but i wished. denim is always one of top fashion list .when i have no idea , i prefer to buy it.

  5. Matilda_Caetana says:

    Tempting, but no…

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