Tag Archives: Distress

DIY: How to Distress Your Denim the Madewell Way

Have you ever attempted to distress a pair of jeans, only to have your DIY project quickly turn into an at-home disaster? Don’t worry—we’ve been there. To avoid another denim dilemma, though, we looked to Madewell, a brand known for its denim expertise. After taking a trip to the brand’s Los Angeles–based washhouse and receiving tips from the head designer, ...

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Top Chef Gave No Hint of Distress Before Apparent Suicide

Photo Benoît Violier in 2012. Credit Marcel Gillieron/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images LONDON — Just days before the star French-Swiss chef Benoît Violier was found dead at his home in Switzerland, after apparently shooting himself with his own gun, the soft-spoken 44-year-old chef gave little hint that he was troubled in his last interview. Mr. Violier’s apparent suicide shook the culinary ...

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