Stars like Kaley Cuoco, Brian Austin Green try on jean designs
The concept of clothing companies enlisting a celeb to create a couple of styles (and attract attention to the brand) is nothing new, but it seems like there’s a slew of celeb-denim collabs coming out for fall and the star names slapped to each pair are not whom you might expect.
"Entertainment Tonight" host Samantha Harris has designed a pair of jeans for denim brand DL1961 fittingly called the “Samantha” jean. Harris discovered the label when wearing their maternity pants while pregnant with her second child and set out to create the “perfect” jean to fit her busy lifestyle as a mom of two. The result is a slim boot-cut pant using DL1961’s four-way stretch fabric. They apparently retain their shape even after a long day of wear. So basically, no saggy bottom even if you’re working, running errands or after toddlers all day. The “Samantha” jean is $168 and available at www.DL1961.com.
Brian Austin Green, original "90210" hunk and husband of Megan Fox is also teaming up with a denim label; this collab is for the brand Raven. We haven’t seen much of the actor (except on the arm of Fox) but judging from tabloid and red carpet pictures, he has a cute and casual style.
Green created four styles of men’s jeans that suit his Hollywood-rugged aesthetic and according to Raven’s creative director Ya-el Torbati he was enthusiastic about seeing the denim facility and experimenting with different fabrics.
Raven also tapped “The Big Bang Theory” actress Kaley Cuoco to design a capsule collection for them. She designed three styles and specified features like gold zippers on the coin pocket and gold zippers on leg openings. She updated Raven’s signature trouser jean, eliminating the front pocket for a more clean and minimal look.
The Raven jeans designed by Kuoco and Green range from $184-$196 and are available at www.ravendenim.com. 20% of sales from the jeans will go to Friends of Animals.
-- Melissa Magsaysay
Photos, from top: Samantha Harris in the DL1961 "Samantha" jean/DL1961.
Raven denim jeans designed by Brian Austin Green, (example at left) and Kaley Cuoco /Raven denim.