Here’s a paradox: We just debuted a brand-new denim collection that’ll have you feeling like you traveled waaay back in time (in the very best way). We dreamed up a capsule of old-school-meets-right-now styles made from 100% cotton, no-stretch, keep-forever denim that breaks in beautifully. Wanna know more about these jeans-as-time-machines? Read on to see how different decades inspired some of our favorite styles.


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Once the weather starts warming up, it’s like there’s a little voice in our heads saying: “Get out there, explore.” That feeling makes us want to drag our carry-ons out of our closets, pack a couple of swimsuits, throw on a beachy hat and just go. Before booking our own trip, we caught up with some travel-savvy women who shared a few vacay tips (and their gorgeous snaps) after staying at the dreamy Hotel San Cristóbal in Todos Santos, Mexico.

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The “Je Ne Sais Quoi” of 4 Iconic French Pieces


That French women are effortlessly stylish isn’t a new idea to anyone, but as our Paris-born model Rebecca Dayan (that’s her, above) told us, it’s not entirely true. That lived-in dishabille is no accident—it’s basically heirloom style that’s passed down from grandmothers to moms to daughters. And our latest collaboration with Sézane wouldn’t be complete without four of those timeless styles that each generation’s lived in. But how’d these pieces reach icon status? And how are we wearing them now? To learn about their origins, we stopped by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute collection (a massive archive of clothes from throughout history) and then strolled over to our photo shoot in Central Park to find out more.

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Interviewing our Transport Collection (Really, Hear Us Out)


A few years ago, our design team set out to create something simple: a timeless tote so free of trendy details that you could carry it for as long as the leather would allow (aka forever). The result: our Transport Tote. Since then, we’ve added some new shapes and sizes, and while they all share the same rugged yet refined style—thanks to fine leather, minimal hardware and tonal stitching—each has its own pretty unique vibe. Allow us, or, um, them, to explain.

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Why Urban Farmer Annie Novak Will Never Stop Wearing Dresses To Work (And Wants Everyone To Get Their Hands Dirty)


How many dress-wearing, jeans-obsessed, New York–based farmers do you know? Because the answer now is at least one: Annie Novak. At just 27, she helped open the country’s first commercial green roof row farm—6,000 square feet she still tends to daily six years later—on a quiet street in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood, but that’s hardly the only surprising thing we discovered while spending an afternoon at Eagle Street Rooftop Farm. The first? She’s even more down to earth (farmer pun!) than you’d expect. Here, she explains her love for farming, her approach to “workwear” and why touching dirt is good for everyone.

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Inspired by Madewell et Sézane: An Illustrated Guide to Our Favorite French Words


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We had so much fun teaming up with Sézane® (our favorite Parisian label) for a second time, and it wasn’t long before we started racking our brains trying to remember some of our high school French. (We have a thing for other languages, which you probably know if you’ve been reading our Weekly Roundups.) An illustrated French lesson, after the jump.

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Noticed: Sweaters and Untucked Button-Downs


We lived in super-lightweight shirts and tanks last summer, loving their practical breeziness and the decidedly less practical occasional flash of skin. But those are precisely the things we’re now trying to avoid—and with cooler temperatures come more layers and, with them, layering tricks.

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