Few wardrobe staples have the long-lasting cool appeal of a great piece of denim. Just think of the first time you saw that unforgettable pic of Farrah Fawcett skateboarding in her flares. Or, when Jenna Lyons made jean jackets Met Ball appropriate once and for all. These aren't just sartorial milestones that prove how limitless your trusty blue jeans can be; they're an endless source of inspiration. We've culled some of the best right here.
Much like that perfectly broken-in jean jacket you've had for years, or the pair of stovepipes that magically give you model legs, these denim styles will never lose their appeal. Silhouettes and washes may come and go, but these pieces, made famous by some of our favorite cultural icons, have sashayed their way into history.