Step up your cutoffs routine

April 18, 2017
04/18/17

There is no item as associated with summer fun as cutoff denim shorts. The frayed-hem style, usually cropped from a vintage pair of Levi’s or made new to emulate the vintage fit, has become a staple item in closets everywhere. As such, hard to find new, exciting ways to turn cutoffs into something unexpected, cool, or even fresh.

Did you know… On average, women today own at least 7 pairs of jeans. Put simply: How to differentiate yourself from the masses of cutoff clad girls throughout the Pirates baseball stadium?

I have some ideas how to separate yourself from the masses, namely, no vintage tees, no sneakers, and a more polished outlook on summer’s favorite shorts. Below, check out some secrets inspired by the the girls who rock cutoffs best.

Alexa Chung

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Alexa Chung in AG Jeans
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Outfit Details by Alexa Chung
  • Bag: Alexander Wang
  • Bodysuit: Wendelborn
  • Shoes: Original Universe – Hudson’s Bay
  • Shorts: AG Jeans

Gigi Hadid

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Gigi Hadid in J Brand
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Outfit Details by Gigi Hadid
  • Sunglasses: Genuine People
  • Bag: Chloe
  • Shorts: J Brand
  • Shoes: Mami
  • Top: Beth Richards

Mary-Kate Olsen

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Mary-Kate Olsen in Citizens of Humanity
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Outfit Details by Mary-Kate Olsen

Elle Fanning

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Elle Fanning in Escada
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Outfit Details by Elle Fanning
  • Top: Polo Ralph Lauren
  • Glasses: Crap Eyewear
  • Bag: Valentino
  • Skirt: Escada
  • Shoes: Havianas

While you might have a drawer full of denim cutoffs, there’s one pair that’s better than all the rest. They lift your booty and emphasize your curves, and whenever you wear them, the compliments roll in. Why? These cutoffs were made for your body type, even if you slashed and distressed them yourself.