GANGIRLS WITH TALENT: ADELAIDE BOURBON, EVE DENIM’S DESIGNER
Talented designer of the coolest jeans brand in LA, Eve Denim
Hi Adélaïde, can you tell us a little bit about yourself?
I created a jeans brand called Eve Denim. I was born in PAris, raised in New yOrk and I have been living in Los angeles since 2008.
I’m quite eccentric and passionate about vintage. I love to mix styles from different times.
why have you started your brand, eve denim?
Big fan of vintage shaped jeans, i started my own brand in 2015. I used to spend hours looking for the perfect vintage pair of jeans that would fit perfectly and could never find it.
That’s why i started my brand.
How do your french origins and your life in the us influence your creations ?
I use a french fabric paired with cuts made in USA. it’s the purest expression of these two cultures inside me.
My biggest inspiration is the story of jeans that i find in the thirties, fifties, in french or american cuts. i aim to reproduce that in a very minimalist way, almost raw.
Who is the woman EVE DENIM ?
The woman eve denim is boyish but sexy.
how do you wear your even denim jeans ?
with a jacket (preferably from Eve denim) and a white shirt.
IF YOU COULD CREATE A GANG OF THREE WOMEN, WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE?
Charlotte Rampling, Nina Simone, et Kate Moss.
what are your favorite places in los angeles, where you live?
Bestia, northern italy cuisine in a industrial setting downtown
Musso and Frank, brasserie from 1919, the oldest in Hollywood. Charlie Chaplin, Ernest Hemingway and Marilyn Monroe used to go there.
Highland Park Wine, my wine shop a street away from my house! times have changed since my parents arrived here in 1984…
Erewhon, organic supermarket: i love their wellness juices
what are your favorite pieces from our selection?
the charlotte jeans and kaila jacket. my all time favorites!
are you an earlybird?
yes! my mother didn’t sleep much and was an earlybird, i think i got it from her.
what is your best fashion advice?
don’t take it seriously. also something i got from my mother!