It's unlikely that the distressed denim look will ever become obsolete—there are so many takes on the trend, from ultra-subtle to seriously shredded, that make them a popular choice no matter the season. With myriad ways to style them, we've culled a handful of standout outfits with summer in mind.
Whether you prefer to go grungy or sophisticated (or somewhere in between), there's a look that'll speak to you from this roundup of 15 ripped jean outfits perfect for warm weather.
A wide-leg pair looks cool with a tucked-in, sherbet-hued top.
Try embroidered jeans with a bright belted blazer on top.
Distressed overalls look cool with a simple T-shirt and sneakers.
A printed crop top and baker boy hat are trendy additions to a ripped-jeans look.
A bodysuit and Vans are effortlessly cool with straight-leg jeans.
A flowy duster with light-wash denim screams "summer".
Give your denim an athleisure spin with a lightweight sweatshirt.
Try a cropped baby tee with baggy jeans for a '90s vibe.
Give Bermuda shorts a go with a classic rocker tee.
Toss a blazer over a T-shirt and jeans—add fancy sandals for a fun twist.
Go monochromatic and match your denim to your top (and shoes).
Temper a puff-sleeve top with laid-back flares.
A see-through top and pumps are sultry options for date night.
Do a high-low mix with ripped jeans styled with a statement blazer and heels.
A V-neck blouse and polished accessories elevate lightly distressed denim.
Up next, shop our favorite distressed jeans to update your denim collection.