Tuesday, April 30, 2013


Let’s be clear about one thing, I never wear blue jeans! It’s not that I have anything against denim, it’s just that I can’t stand the look of worn, faded, distressed or otherwise torn jeans, it literally makes me sick. That said, I was invited to preview the fall collection from HENRY & BELLE, a Chicago-based jean brand that’s been around since 1931 (so you know they’re doing something right). Yes, they carry the classic blue denim jeans but it was a super skinny, coated pair available in bronze or sable that got my juices flowing. Dressed up or down these add a fresh new look and can work day or night with the right tops.

Henry & Belle - Jeans for All, Even the Jean-ophobes! 

Photo Credit:  M. McKenzie

Other winners included the ethnic pattern in autumnal shades of gold, a black on black baroque version and the black side stripe (great for elongating the leg) pant with zipper detail in petrol grey. There’s a lot more to choose from but if you’re looking for something different and chic check out this brand. The best part – with every sale at Henry & Belle, a portion is set aside for charitable causes. You are entitled to be part of this by choosing the cause that will receive a donation on your behalf. 

Henry & Belle's Options - Better Looking Than Wall Street's


Visit henryandbelle.com/rag to learn about the causes, then enter your purchase code to voice your choice. Once you’ve done that, the company will make it possible for you to hear directly from the individuals it supports. Pretty terrific, no? Consider me converted. Until next time, C&C.

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