This Season's Favorite Denim Look Isn't Exactly New...

Even in the worst, most depressing, picked-over thrift shops, there's usually one area that's bound to hold a gem: denim. And, don't think that we're just talking about women's pants — we have a tendency to hit each collection of jeans throughout the shop, digging through the women's, men's, and kids' sections for a pair that fits. Because, as any real denim fanatic knows, that plastered-on look isn't the only one that's worth shopping for.
With the obvious signs of a much-loved existence (rips, fray, and that "DIY distressing" that can only come with years of wear-and-tear), these vintage-look denim pieces can make your everyday basics Brigitte Bardot-worthy. As for what to wear beyond that? Well, you know the drill...
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Chambray tops and lounge pants can make for an easy weekend combo.
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Vintage overalls from the '70s and '80s are a dime a dozen in thrift stores these days. Wear them with heels and other ladylike accessories.
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That perfect mid-rise, heavyweight, gently distressed, flared jean is a rare gem. Once you've got yours, wear them with everything.
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Sure, mom jeans aren't for everyone, but for those who obsess about the perfect pair, let this image burn into your brain.
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Want a little bit more length in your jeans? Remove the stitches in yours and iron them flat for a sublimation-style reveal.
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