Get Ripped! Torn, Distressed, Frayed… A Listers Go Wild For Ripped Jeans

Torn, Distressed, Frayed... A Listers Go Wild For Ripped Jeans


by Edwina Langley |
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If you had ripped jeans back in the Eighties, you were either into hard rock and heavy metal or you had climbed one too many trees. If you have ripped jeans today, you are probably a celebrity...

Yes, they're back! Ripped jeans are this summer's must-have trouserwear and stars on both sides of the Atlantic are taking to them fast.

Whether you're 31-year-old Alexa Chung designing a pair for AG Jeans, or 19-year-old Kendall Jenner strutting her stuff in Beverly Hills, or even 69-year-old Goldie Hawn on a casual outing in Brentwood, whatever age, the frayed jeans suit.

And it doesn't even matter what style you favour either: boyfriend, skinny, cropped, even flared – with ripped there are no rules.

Alexa Chung for AG Collection, The Sabine, £221.97; and Diesel, Skinzee 08F26 Super Skinny, £140; 

So get aboard the trend and start ripping those old favourites... or rather, keep them in pride of place as usual, and pop to the shops for some pre-ripped brand new favourites. They're only jeans after all – who needs an excuse?


Get Ripped: Torn, Distressed, Frayed... It's All About Ripped Jeans

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at LAX Airport – 7th July [Rex]

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Rosie Fortescue earlier this month in London – 9th July [Rex]

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Goldie Hawn out and about in LA – 15th July [Rex]

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Kendall Jenner takes a stroll in Beverly Hills – 17th July [Rex]

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Gigi Hadid at the Plenti Together Live Concert in New York – 19th July [Rex]

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Lady Gaga in Copenghagen – 9th July [Rex]

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Rihanna at LAX International Airport – 21st July [Rex]

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Jaime Winstone at the Budweiser Party in London – 22nd July [Rex]

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Jennifer Hudson's campaign launch for New York and Company's Soho Jeans in NYC – 22nd July [Rex]

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Hailey Baldwin in Soho, NYC - 23rd July [Getty]

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