Street Fashion: An Interview With Robin's Jeans

By: Melaina Gasbarrino

During the month of October, We're featuring all aspects of street and urban culture, everything from food and fashion, to music and art. Today, we're featuring some of the hottest jeans that can be seen all over the streets today, Robin's Jeans.

Robin's Jean designer, Robin Chretien had a vision many years ago. Now, after five years of developing the denim brand, Robin's Jean, the company continues to flourish. The brand is sold in over 800 specialty stores in America, such as Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue, and is internationally distributed to prominent retailers. The goal of the brand is to create a relaxed, comfortable, carefree pair of jeans you never want to take off. Having made an impression on the likes of many celebrities, Chretien continually demonstrates how his creative designs and sexy, yet comfortable looks are loved by all. Thanks to the gold wings brand logo you will be able to spot a pair of Robin's Jean walking along the streets of the world. We met up with Kim Dillard, the Head of Public Relations at Robin's Jean to ask her a little bit about the company and here's what we she had to say.

Define for us what Robin's Jeans is all about.

Robin's Jean is a denim brand that was created in 2005 by designer, Robin Chretien. His experience as Designer of Blue Cult Jeans and as Head Designer of Hudson Jeans, prepared him to create his own denim line that expressed his vision and personal dreams. It's a brand for people who make their own rules rather than follow them.

Has Robin designed the jeans with a particular image or style in mind?

Robin's inspiration is motorcycles, vintage cars and old Hollywood cinema mixed with Native American influences. A set of gold wings, which represent freedom and flight, is the brand logo.

Having the brand throughout the world, are the jeans catered to the fashion of the particular country they are sold in?

The Robin's Jean collection is very extensive and although the offer is the same for each country, it's clear that things trend differently all over the world. For example, Scandinavia selects colors and prints that are different from the US. Hong Kong prefers more Swarovski crystal detailing on their jeans, than Australia. So, we cater to each country by customizing their selection and tailoring to their market.

With Robin's Jeans being on such notable celebrities, such as Alicia Keys and Kim Kardashian, would you say this has expanded your audience of buyers? If so, how and why?

That's a good question. I think that celebrities bring positive awareness to our brand when they choose to wear Robin's Jean. The entertainment industry has really taken a liking to Robin's Jean because we offer a lot of styles that have studding, coated denim that look like leather, and also Swarovski crystal detailing.

What is your favorite pair of Robin's Jeans?

My favorite pair of Robin's Jean are the Garbot in stretch cotton poplin. It's the most comfortable and flattering pair of jeans I've ever worn!

Photos: Robin's Jeans

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