There Is Endless Street Style Inspiration for How to Make Ripped Jeans Look Chic AF

Maggie Griswold
There Is Endless Street Style Inspiration for How to Make Ripped Jeans Look Chic AF
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No matter the season, denim is always the perfect go-to clothing item. After all, there are so many different styles, it can be dressed up or down and jeans pretty much go with anything. One of the trickiest types of denim to figure out, though, is definitely ripped jeans. Figuring out how to wear ripped jeans without someone’s parent asking you if you paid extra for the holes in your pants (My dad is guilty of this every! single! time!) can be difficult. Have no fear, though, because we turned to the experts— bloggers, influencers and street style queens—to get some major ripped jean outfit inspiration.

There’s no need to reserve your beloved ripped jeans for days when you’re just hanging around the house or going out to a bar on a weekend. It’s totally possible to make ripped jeans look super chic, and we found so many ideas to help you get started. Whether you’re trying to get your ripped jeans approved for casual Fridays at work or just want to amp up your weekend street style, we got you. Try pairing your favorite ripped jeans with a flow-y blouse and heels. Or, add a blazer and some booties to your ripped jeans look. A faux leather jacket and sneakers is also a fun way to style your ripped jeans. What we’re saying is: The possibilities are endless.

Below, you’ll find 29 different ripped jeans outfit ideas. Next time you’re searching through your closet trying to figure out what exactly to pair with your ripped jeans, take a gander at this list for some inspiration. You’re sure to find an outfit that ignites some excitement in you and gives you the perfect idea for your next ensemble.

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Frankie Taveres.

1. Pair dark ripped jeans with a polka dot blouse & bright heels

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Glam Radar.

2. Pair white ripped jeans with a chambray top & turquoise jewelry

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Golden Confidence on Instagram.

3. Pair mid-wash ripped jeans with a Victorian-inspired blouse

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Diaror Diary.

4. Pair black ripped denim overalls with an oversized tee

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Stylish Vovo.

5. Pair black ripped jeans with an oversized denim jacket

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Megan Barrows.

6. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a mustard top

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Outfitsz.com.

7. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a white tee & leather jacket

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Miss Pretty Pink.

8. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a striped button down & hat

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Jessica Gordon Ryan.

9. Pair white ripped jeans with a striped tee & oversized bag

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Pinterest.

10. Pair mid-wash ripped jeans with a white top & corset belt

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Pinterest.

11. Pair mid-wash ripped jeans with fishnet tights & a black tee

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

TrendyCurvy.

12. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a kimono & booties

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Pinterest.

13. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a long patterned jacket

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Stylish Sassy & Classy.

14. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a green oversized button down & sneakers

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Somewhere Lately.

15. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a band tee & leather jacket

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Fashion Activation.

16. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a neutral v-neck sweater & tote

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Pinterest.

17. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a crop top, long cardigan & sneakers

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Boho Beach Hut.

18. Pair dark-wash ripped denim with a mustard v-neck sweater

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Style Vore.

19. Pair light-wash ripped denim with a white tie-front top

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Pinterest.

20. Pair light-wash ripped denim with a bandeau top & hat

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Style Me Curvy on Instagram.

21. Pair mid-wash ripped jeans with a graphic tee & bright blazer

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Pinterest.

22. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a bralette & bomber jacket

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

TrendyCurvy.

23. Pair light-wash ripped denim with a white tee & colorful kimono

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Lulus.

24. Pair black ripped jeans with a denim shirt

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Luvly Outfits.

25. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a neutral silky blouse

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Pinterest.

26. Pair light-wash ripped jeans with a graphic tee & white blazer

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Pinterest.

27. Pair light-wash ripped denim with a corset top & sneakers

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Pinterest.

28. Pair light-wash denim with a cropped graphic tee & mini backpack

STYLECASTER | How to Wear Ripped Jeans: Street Style Inspiration

Josi Pellicano on Instagram.

29. Pair black ripped jeans with a vintage tee & oversized denim jacket

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A version of this article was originally published in 2013.

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