Ripped jeans, with a barely noticeable or huge holes at the knees, hips or hardly torn along the entire length of the leg is the fashion horror of the older generation and, at the same time, the favorite casual denim piece for young people. Over the years ripped denim continues to inspire designers to create new styles. Some jeans are shocking and puzzling, other denim pants become the highlights of casual style, making it fresh and non-trivial.
We have been known our beloved distressed jeans from the 70s, when they appeared in the forefront of the punk style. Today only the followers of conservative outfits consider the ripped jeans as a fashion challenge, while for most of us, even for those who do not wear denim with holes at the knees, distressed jeans is a quite common wardrobe piece.
Fashion trends for distressed jeans 2017
If we take a look at the runway pictures with outfits based on ripped jeans, we will see, that there are no strict style restrictions for them. The current collections include relaxed boyfriend jeans, rolled up and worn, neat close fit skinny jeans, straight-leg and flared jeans – everything in distressed denim, dark or washed light blue, black and grey.
For years we have been stick to the idea that distressed jeans don’t need any other decoration. Today that requirement is no longer working, and these ripped denim pants may have some edgy additional design elements like embroidery, appliqués, crystals and metal studs.