Guidelines to Ripping your Denim

Actually, ripped jeans, whether they’re artfully draped on a rack in some designer store or they were crafted DIY style, are one of the easiest things to screw up. That’s why there is an extremely detailed guidelines below to tread put when next you’re looking to tear things up in the denim world.

Consider some of these clues before rocking that ripped jeans

* Holes, which are places in the pants where there is actually a visible window through the fabric (and as a result, to your legs)


*  Holes should never be wider than the leg, the jeans and look are best when they’re made horizontally across the leg.

*Holes should never be more than an inch high when you’re standing up. When you sit down they’ll naturally expose more of your knee or leg, but anything more than a couple inches gets dice.


“ Shreds, which are just places that the fabric has been torn, but threads remain, covering up the hole.”

*Scrapes, which are small abrasions or scratches on the surface of the fabric, usually between a dime and quarter in size.

This is where most people  get it wrong, they know they want a pair of jeans with rips, but end up either buying a pair or making a pair where everything is out of place. By that, you need to ask yourself an important question before putting on that pair of ripped jeans. It’s a simple one: Are these rips actual possible to create in real life? In other words, if you’ve got a massive hole exposing your thighs, then you know something has gone wrong. Similarly, holes and shreds should never be below your mid-shin.

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