Welcome to the Founder’s Closet where we take you inside the Redenim world for tips, tidbits, and peeks into what we’re up to!

This week, I’m addressing something that’s very near and dear to my heart: how to survive fitting rooms.

We’ve all been there… trapped in those tiny, claustrophobic closets. We know the warped mirrors, the dim lighting, and barely-there doors. And we’ve all had those awkward conversations with fitting room attendants that nothing fits, nothing looks good, and we want to just disappear. 

But there are a few things you can do to make the process easier if you must brave the malls for a chance to try things. Check out my 9 quick tips for surviving fitting rooms and making the most out of your journey to the mall. More after the jump…

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Welcome to the Founder’s Closet where we take you inside the Redenim world for tips, tidbits, and peeks into what we’re up to!

This week, I’m answering the #1 question I get as the founder of a denim company: How many pairs of jeans do you actually own? See the styles I can’t live without below — right out of my actual closet — and check out more after the jump!

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Seven Stages of Grief: How to Get Rid of Jeans

Did you know the average woman has 7 pairs of jeans? That’s the average, I’ve actually had ladies tell me that number is really more like 10 or even 20 pairs of jeans.

But what’s really surprising is that of those jeans, most women only wear 3, maybe 4 of those regularly.

Does that mean you have to get rid of jeans you don’t wear? I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes it’s really hard to part with jeans. Any time I have to let a pair (or more) go, I literally go through the 7 Stages of Grieving:

Stage 1, Shock: I can’t believe these jeans don’t fit!? I just bought them this past fall!

Stage 2, Denial: There’s no way these are the wrong size. I must just be bloated or something.

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