Ripped jeans can become a tricky business if they are not worn and matched correctly. We all love them, yet we find it difficult to wear. If you are afraid to try bolder combinations, go for a safe mix with ripped jeans, basic t-shirt and sandals. However, follow a few style tips and tricks and learn how to look chic and sophisticated.


Ripped jeans come in different styles such as skinny or boyfriend jeans. Even if it might seem hard to wear them, in reality they can help you create a variety of outfits from casual to feminine and sexy ones. Looking good in destroyed jeans means knowing how to match them. Here are a few tips on how to wear ripped jeans and become a real trendsetter.

When choosing distressed jeans pay attention to the style and find one that really flatters your body shape. Therefore, if you want to look slimmer, opt for vertical rips, while if you want to add some curves, choose horizontal rips. The conclusion is that vertical rips make you look slimmer, while horizontal one will only widen your silhouette. Always remember to keep the rest of the outfit simple, if your ripped jeans have too many rips. Also, the accessories should be simple and not too colorful.

Casual. Boyfriend ripped jeans and simple, basic t-shirt, flat sandals and retro sunglasses is maybe the safest and the more relaxing way of wearing this type of jeans. For a casual look, pair ripped jeans with a simple sleeveless top, derby shoes and a Panama hat. Also, for a laid-back, effortless look, mix your cuffed destroyed jeans with a white t-shirt, flat sandals or gladiators, and a straw hat. You can also choose a navy style, with a marinière, or a white t-shirt and a blazer with sailor stripes. In this case, accessorize the outfit with a pair of comfortable ballerina flats, a large handbag and irreplaceable sunglasses.

Urban. For an urban, modern look, wear destroyed jeans, a t-shirt, blazer, nude high-heeled shoes and a clutch. This is a perfect outfit for a night out too. The urban look can also be achieved by matching cropped ripped jeans, high-heeled platforms, simple, black tank top and a military jacket. Don’t forget the oversized sunglasses. In the same category, destroyed jeans work great with a sailor striped t-shirt, a black blazer, trendy clogs and a clutch.

Chic. For a chic and more sophisticated look, a pair of cropped destroyed jeans, a loose nude tucked in blouse and a leather jacket is the perfect combination. The element of maximum interest should be the high-heeled sandals. Feminine and masculine for a sexy look! A pair of aviators would complete the look adding a mysterious feeling. If you want, you can take a beautiful necklace. For a night out with your friends, you can try skinny destroyed jeans, a blouse and high-heeled shoes. You need to pay extra attention to skinny distressed jeans as they can emphasize certain flaws. Therefore, make sure you find the perfect pair, as if they are horizontally ripped, they can make you look shorter and larger.

Even if it sounds a little weird, ripped jeans can be worn if you are more into the bohemian style. A loose blouse, platform sandals, oversized sunglasses and destroyed jeans can create the perfect boho outfit. For a hippie touch, add a ribbon on the head. For a more unique, personal style wear them with a sleeveless top and a vest.



On a hot summer day, you can also choose a pair of destroyed denim shorts. Matched with a feminine tank top or a sailor striped t-shirt and gladiator sandals you’ll look chic and trendy. You can also wear them on a shopping spree with your friends, and team them with a graphic t-shirt and ballerina flats or ankle boots.