After struggling to find the perfect pair of jeans, Kathryn over at Yes I Like That decided to take matters in her own hands, and make a pair from scratch. The Guardian interviewed Kathryn, asking her about the challenges of sewing with denim.

To celebrate the relaunch of its denim collection, Tory Burch has created The Denim Matrix, a fun infographic that gives you suggestions on what to wear with your jeans for different occasions.

This is one for Team Riveting Rearsiders. Madewell just launched a denim line that promises to do “some pretty life-altering things to the rearview”. Mary Pierson, head of the denim design team, explains what makes these jeans so special.

Fab Links from Our Members

Deb points us to “Seeking a ‘Middle-Aged’ Look“, an interesting article in the NYTimes about what older professional women are doing with cosmetic surgery.

These photos of a woman on her bike in Paris, snapped by A Femme d’un Certain Age, changed MsMaven’s concept of “age-appropriate” clothing.

Kari is smitten with Eugenio Recuenco’s gorgeous photos of women dressed up to look like Picasso portraits. It made her think of Angie.

Angie likes how Bridgette Raes illustrates the versatility of the sassy sweatshirt. Five competely different outfits that incorporate the same piece — great for Fall.

This article about a woman trying to return $1.4 million in merchandise to Neiman Marcus after finding out her husband had an affair with the salesperson left MaryK flabbergasted.

Lisa is happy to see that animal print is big for Fall, she especially loves that the prints are very large and exaggerated.

Must you really have short hair to have gamine style? What about Diane Keaton? Vildy loves this close examination of the components and development of gamine style.