How To Style Ripped Jeans – Ripped Jeans Series (Part 2)

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Photographs by Dayris Mtz

It’s been a long time since the las time I published an outfit post, but I decided today was the perfect day to do it. You might remember my “Ripped Jean Series” from a few weeks ago, this post is the second part of those series, but I decided to give it a little twist than how the post had been originally planned. Why not turn it into a “How to” post?, since it seems like getting a few tips is always in order.

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I think that ripped jeans are very underrated, some people think that they make you look “messy” but in the wrong way, which I think it’s complete nonsense! The thing about fashion is that you can take pretty much any piece that you like and make it your own, and in a lot of occasions, you can dress the same piece up or down. Let’s be real, I’m not trying to tell you to wear ripped jeans to a super important and formal occasion, but you can totally dress it up to attend a party or to get that model off duty look.

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Dress Them Up

What I’m wearing in this pictures is my go-to everyday look, but I could easily dress it up by switching the sneakers for a cute pair of ankle boots or pumps and the pink shirt for a blazer and adding a clutch… et voila! In my opinion, jeans in general, are possibly one of the most versatile pieces out there, but ripped jeans are a whole new statement piece that everybody can pull off!

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Embrace It

Don’t, and I repeat, DON’T be intimidated by the jeans! Sometimes the holes are so big that you just start overthinking a lot “What will I pair these with?”, “They’re too bold for me”. Don’t think too much! They key to master ripped jeans is to go for it. Once you have a pair that fits you well, you will not be able to stop wearing them.

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Day to Night

When you’re having the craziest and busiest day, think about ripped jeans. You can style them to achieve a super casual & comfy look and in the night all you have to do is change the shoes, layer some pieces (like a cardigan, blazer or a belt) and touch up your makeup for a perfect day to night look.

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Think in Colors

I know in this post I’m only featuring denim ripped jeans, but there are so many other options. I would highly recommend getting a pair of plain black ripped jeans, they work a lot better when you want to use them for formal occasions and look a little bit more put together.

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Get Your Confident On

Like Demi Lovato says, what’s wrong with being confident? If you like your outfit, there’s no reason why you should be feeling insecure about yourself. Just get out there and rock on.

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What I’m wearing:

Clear Glasses – Similar

Zara TRF Rib T – Similar

Pink Boyfriend Shirt – Similar

Bershka Ripped Jeans – Similar

Keds – Rally Chevron Sneakers 

Makeup

NYX – Simply Vamp Lip Cream in Temptress

Anastasia Beverly Hills – Brow Powder duo in Medium Brown

MAC – Mineralize Skin finish in Soft & Gentle

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47 Comments

  1. March 13, 2016 / 8:09 pm

    You have such a unique sense of style! These photos are lovely, and I really like the way you styled the ripped jeans, I really need a pair for this spring- they always make me feel so chic and cool haha. Love your glasses by the way!

    http://mylovelierdays.com

    • March 16, 2016 / 3:53 pm

      I always look forward to your comments! You’re so sweet, thanks for all the kind words 🙂

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:04 pm

      Thank you for reading Natalie! It makes me so happy to see your name on the comments! xx

  2. March 14, 2016 / 8:24 am

    I agree that the whole thing about ripped jeans being messy or looking trashy is crazy. Of course there are certain instances where you wouldn’t want to wear them (like a job interview) but most people would have common sense about that-haha. I love the look, so cute!

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:10 pm

      Thanks for reading 🙂

  3. Ruthie
    March 14, 2016 / 9:13 am

    The perfect tips!!! Love both looks!!

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:14 pm

      Glad you like it! xx

  4. March 14, 2016 / 10:01 am

    I couldn’t agree more with you, Ana! Ripped jeans can be worn for so many occasions and if you dress them up a bit, they can make a killer outfit! I like your tips on how to style them and especially the confident part. We really just need to embrace them and be confident in them! So many girls don’t wear them because they think this type of jeans makes them look fat… like seriously?!

    -Leta | The Nerdy Me

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:16 pm

      I know! I just hate when girls are afraid of doing something even if they really want to because all the social stereotypes, that’s why I love to write things like that! Hopefully somebody that needs the confidence will read it and I hope it changes somebody day for the better! xx

  5. March 14, 2016 / 4:30 pm

    Cute pictures! And I love the pink boyfriend shirt too! I looove the look of ripped jeans (especially because you CAN dress them up / down), but I have yet to buy a pair. At first I wasn’t sure about getting ones that had GIANT holes in them, but then I would see other girls wearing them and looking really good so now I’m like “Oh I can wear these!” I just have yet to find the right pair hah.

    Sam | http://mybeautycloud.com

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:17 pm

      There are so many pairs out there! I’m sure you’ll find the perfect one for you! At first I didn’t like ripped jeans at all, and know I want to get ones with bigger holes. lol

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:19 pm

      Thanks!

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:19 pm

      Thank you so much Krystal! I’m glad you like it 🙂

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:26 pm

      Glad you like it! Thank you so much <3

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:31 pm

      Thank you so much Maireem! I always love to see your name in the comments! xx

  6. March 15, 2016 / 2:19 am

    I love this outfit and the jeans! So lovely, and your pictures are great!
    Almost all my jeans are ripped ones haha, you can style them with everything 🙂

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:34 pm

      Thank you for much for reading! You’re always so lovely!

  7. March 15, 2016 / 7:01 am

    This looks super comfy, something I would wear. I love the pink boyfriend shirt! Thanks for sharing this.

    • March 16, 2016 / 4:36 pm

      Thank you for reading Corina! xx

  8. March 15, 2016 / 8:48 am

    I’m a big fan of distressed jeans. I have 2 pair and wear them all the time. I love that you can dress them up and down. They are so versatile!

    • March 16, 2016 / 5:00 pm

      Thanks for reading 🙂

    • March 16, 2016 / 5:00 pm

      So glad you like it! xx

  9. March 15, 2016 / 3:49 pm

    Great tips! I only own one pair of ripped jeans but I barely wear them because I always thought like that you said about them looking messy haha but this could also all be in our own head!

    • March 16, 2016 / 5:02 pm

      Try it! You can pair it with a blazer and pumps and you’ll look super fab! xx

  10. March 15, 2016 / 7:51 pm

    I love the look of ripped jeans, but every time I wear them someone always tells me I look sloppy and not put together enough. I ended up getting rid of every pair because it wasn’t worth explaining that actually they are a fashion statement and pretty popular these days. – Katy

    • March 16, 2016 / 5:03 pm

      aww girl! Next time show them that they are a statement piece! You’ve got this! xx

  11. March 15, 2016 / 9:43 pm

    Super cute! I like how you paired the ripped jeans with a pale pink top. Funny enough, I don’t own any ripped jeans even other super popular right now. :]

    // ▲ itsCarmen.com ▲

    • March 16, 2016 / 5:05 pm

      So glad you like it Carmen! Thank you so much for stopping by! <3

  12. March 15, 2016 / 11:43 pm

    I love ripped jeans. Thinks for the styling idea.

    • March 16, 2016 / 5:07 pm

      No prob, glad you like it!

    • March 16, 2016 / 5:09 pm

      That means a lot! Specially coming from you Emma! xx

  13. March 17, 2016 / 2:04 pm

    I’ve gone back and forth about ripped jeans, but I’ve really been loving them lately. They’re great to travel in as well, perfect with a comfy cardigan and sneakers on the plane or long bus rides. You look great in this outfit!

    • March 20, 2016 / 10:51 pm

      Thank you so much! I’m glad you like it! xx

    • March 20, 2016 / 10:52 pm

      thanks!

    • March 20, 2016 / 10:52 pm

      thanks!

  14. March 20, 2016 / 3:04 pm

    Love your tips on styling ripped jeans! You’re so right they are easy to dress up and dress down.

    • March 20, 2016 / 10:52 pm

      Thank you so much! I’m really happy you like them 🙂

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