I bought my first pair of skinny jeans last week. I know, I know, welcome to 2008 or whenever.
I’ve been resisting this trend for years, always with the niggling fear in the back of my mind, that if I finally cave in to popular fashion, everyone will start wearing big baggy JNCOs again.
It could happen.
Anyway, skinny jeans used to be exclusively favored by my Cali-cool friends who did Cali-cool things, but in the last couple of years they’ve become pretty much ubiquitous. I actually attempted to buy my first pair in 2011, but just couldn’t do it. And again in 2012, but I was several months pregnant at that point. Continue reading