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How to rock your denim like a street style star

Text: Staff; Photography: IMAXtree

May 31, 2017

Learn how to refresh your denim wardrobe in new and unexpected ways with some inspiration from the sidewalks.

How to rock your denim like a street style star

1 Stick ’em on

Fashion’s cool kids around the world are customising their jean jackets and faded skinnies with a variety of cool, colourful patches they pick out themselves.

How to rock your denim like a street style star

2 Get ripped

When you accidentally tear your favourite jeans, you hold a low-key funeral and throw them away, right? Wrong. Ripped jeans are everywhere and not only are they acceptable, they’re also seriously popular.

How to rock your denim like a street style star

3 Go retro

Get ready for an ’80s flashback with exaggerated shoulders and denim miniskirts. We’re not so sure everyone can pull off this look, but hey, if you’re feeling confident why not give it a try?

How to rock your denim like a street style star

4 Patch it up

Channel your inner grunge girl with a vintage-looking patchwork skirt. Whether you choose a mini, maxi or something in between, you’re guaranteed to turn heads.

How to rock your denim like a street style star

5 Mix and match

When it comes to denim hues, two is better than one. Two-tone jeans (also known as Frankenstein jeans) are taking the fashion world by storm, and it’s easy to see why!

How to rock your denim like a street style star

6 Get crafty

Embellished jackets are huge right now, but if you don’t want to spend a lot of money on the trend, just DIY it. Pick up some fabric flowers and pearls from your local craft supply store and start creating!

How to rock your denim like a street style star

7 Go long

The denim fashion trend that’s been heating up for the past two seasons has just reached fever pitch. Denim trench coats are officially a thing — and we’re totally into them.

How to rock your denim like a street style star

8 Double up

Double denim (otherwise known as the Canadian suit) is no longer a fashion faux pas. Upgrade the look by pairing distressed jeans with an oversized parka in matching fabrics. It’s a yes from us!

Want more tips for a better denim wardrobe? Find out which jean styles to get rid of this year and which to buy, here.

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