3 Reasons to Love Distressed Jeans
The problem I have with shopping is as I get older, shopping feels more like a chore and less like fun. But while I dread shopping, I do love a good deal; like the one I found at Marshalls two weeks ago, an awesome pair of distressed jeans for $15!
Since I became a vegan and stopped eating meat, I've lost almost 20 pounds and my three pairs of jeans no longer fit. Because I need to buy a new wardrobe. I do it in increments and finding new, well paid but cost efficienct clothing helps to satisfy my need for more clothes and keeps me on budget.
These distressed jeans were an amazing deal!
For the past two years, the thing I can't seem to live without in my closet is distressed denim. Distressed jeans, of any kind, is a staple in my shrinking wardrobe.
Here are three reasons you should love distressed jeans too...
1. You Can Rock Distressed Jeans Glammed Up By Adding Heels...
Or Rock Your Distressed Jeans Super Casually With a Slouchy Tee...
2. It's a Timeless Trend.
Wearing ripped or torn jeans was once looked down upon, as it often said more about a person's station in life or class than their style. It was associated with the poor whose jeans ripped due to normal wear and tear or overuse. The reality is that long before people were wearing torn jeans to express personal style, people wear wearing torn clothing out of necessity.
In the 80's, ripped jeans became a trendy style among rockers like The Ramones and was brought further into the main stream music scene by groups like Salt 'N Peppa. The style was then revived by the emerging grunge movement in the 90's and 2000's.
Now, distressed denim is once again a fashion staple that worn by men and women of all ages.
3. Ventilation - You Can Air Things Out.
I love to wear my distressed jeans on hot Florida days because it helps with ventilation.
Yes, I mean ventilation!
If you've ever been to Florida, you know the heat can be unbearable. It's the kind of heat that causes you to sweat in the most inappropriate of places. Places that are far too embarrassing to mention, even on a blog.
When I wear my ripped jean shorts on a hot day, I feel cool and comfortable. Ventilation people; I can't stress enough how super important it is.
Do you wear distressed jeans? If not, is it a look you're willing to try?