Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Why Your Knees Deserve Ripped Jeans

  1. Begin Slideshow
    Photographed by Christian Vierig.



    See All Slides

    Oh, your jeans are recently washed? They're new and raw, without even a fray at the hem? Nerd. Of course, we're kidding, but if there were ever a time for even the most meticulous among us to embrace messed-up denim, it would be now. Naturally distressed and banged-up from adventuring, hole-riddled bottoms are a mark of a person who knows how to have a good time. If you're always accidentally tearing the knees of your new baby blues, we guarantee you're someone who could be our friend.

    In addition to letting you let loose, ripped jeans can also provide a proper antidote to preciousness when paired with pretty heels and a structured top. Click through to see five outfits that pay homage to a well-worn pair of pants.

    Begin Slideshow



10 Cozy Thanksgiving Outfits To Copy NOW

Before you head out to break bread with friends and family this Thursday, you’re probably scanning your closet, wondering what outfit is right for the festivities. You want to find something that strikes the perfect balance between cozy and cute — while leaving room for the turkey and pie you’re about to devour. read

New York

New York City's 10 Best Coffee Shops

In New York City, you’re never more than a block away from a Starbucks; they are as bountiful as pigeons in this city. But, if you’re willing to look, there are also loads of independent cafes out there — warm, cozy spaces that smell like heaven and are extra-special because they belong to you and you alone (or at read