After over 35 years in the business, Parisian-born designer Jerome Dahan has earned his place in premium denim history. But just how did he get there? Take a peek below.

Jerome Dahan

1977: At the age of 15, Jerome Dahan moves from Paris to Montreal, where he designs his first pair of jeans while working in a denim shop.
1981: Jerome follows his father to Los Angeles, where the two work on a shirt line.
1981 – 1984: Partnering with his father, he launches his first line, Oxygen, and pioneers the acid-wash jean style.
1986 – 1989: Jerome leaves Oxygen to work for the Marciano brothers (of GUESS) and they form another company called Circa.
1990 – 1991: He decides to leave Circa to create A Gold E jeans with Ron Herman.
1991 – 1999: After a few short stints at other companies, the Parisian designer takes a position with Lucky Brand that lasts for nine years.
1999 – 2003: After 20 years of experience in the business, Jerome creates 7 For All Mankind (a name he gets from his favorite movie, Armageddon), a more refined version of Lucky Brand.
2003 – Present: Both Jerome and his partner leave 7 For All Mankind to start a new denim giant, Citizens of Humanity, which is an instant success. This label, too, gets its name from Armageddon.

Our Citizens of Humanity Boutique opens on Friday, March 28, at 11AM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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March 28, 2014

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We love all fashion equally, be it from across the pond or close to home. But in the spirit of the country’s birthday, we’re discriminating – for just a day. Here are four reasons to feel good about buying your blues (and much more) from the red, white, and blue.

1. The brands. Jack Rogers. HABITUAL. Lucky Brand. Need we say more? There are literally too many top-notch “Made in the USA” brands to list (and we love them all).

2. Environmental protection laws. Companies that manufacture in the United States are subject to EPA regulations that help protect the land, air, and water. Plus, if they’re made in America, they’re already in America – hello, tiny carbon footprint.

3. It’s patriotic. There’s a feel-good element to that “Made in the USA” label that just can’t be denied. Call it a discreet nod to American pride.

4. It boosts our economy. More American manufacturing facilities mean more jobs in the States. Companies make their money stateside and reinvest it in the community. Employees get paid and spend their wages in the U.S. It’s like a really expanded version of keeping it all in the family.

Our Made-in-America Fashion: Eva Franco & More Boutique opens Wednesday, July 3, at 11AM ET.

By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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July 3, 2013

Arguably the best part about the changing seasons is the excitement of new outfits for every occasion. Here’s your go-to guide for three of spring’s most popular outings – banishing that “what to wear” question for good.

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Our Lucky Brand Women and Lucky Brand Men Boutiques open Monday, March 25, at 11AM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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March 25, 2013