26 January 2010

FASHION 118: Paula Reed answers your style questions!

Grazia’s Paula Reed is here to tend to your fashion queries with her wise words of wisdom. So if you've got a style dilemma, just post it below and one will be answered by Paula right here on Grazia Daily, and don't forget to check back for more fabulous fashion advice direct from our very own style director.

Q: I'm looking to invest in a good pair of jeans and wondering which brand is recommended? My budget is up to £200 and looking for a style with a bit of staying power! Please help! - sophiehawkes23

A: Before Christmas, the Grazia girls went to a presentation by James Jeans. If you consider that our age ranges from early twenties to mid forties, our heights from 5 foot 5 to 5 foot 11 and our sizes from 25 to 28. We all got a pair and we all love them. The team is headed by women who have been in the jeans retail and/or design business for years. We were all impressed by how much they knew and how carefully each style had been thought through. I (size 27 and in the upper age range!) got the Hunter Addiction, a straight leg, mid rise, dark wash, and love them (about £175). Another big hit in the office and in a much lower price range are the Uniqlo skinny jeans. Great cut and under £30.

Check out www.jamesjeans.co.uk for more info.


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