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BOYFRIEND JEANS: HOW TO TEAR AND RIP

It was not long ago I bought a pair of oversized boyfriend jeans because I was so pinterest-driven and had a hippie outfit in mind! It failed, epic-ly. I stared at myself in the mirror and looked like a fashion disaster! Fashion police where you at?! So they lay in my wardrobe for literally 2 years and I just had to do something with them! I was thinking of cutting them up to make a pair of shorts but I’d have to wait till this miserable winter is over! And it clicked! I’ll just tear them up and throw on a cosy sweater! Perfect!

What you’ll need;

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Scissors – check out My Gold Stationery Picks to see where I got them from!

Sharpie

Tweezers

Boyfriend Jeans – skinny jeans work great too

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From the bottom, fold them up to the length you’d like them to be. IMG_5697

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With your sharpie, draw a line along the width of the jeans. I drew un-coordinated lines, as in some big and some small, because I wanted a messy look.

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Continue doing this and it’ll look something like this.

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Now we’re gonna start chopping them up! Pinch the jean on a line you’ve drawn and make a cut. Slip your scissors in and start to cut along the line to form a bridge like above.

PS: Be careful not to cut the back of the jean by slipping your hand in the jeans so you know what you’re doing.

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Loosen the edges by scrapping the scissor on the jeans. This will make the cuts look less edgy and straight.

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Begin to tweeze out the blue strings. They’ll be stubborn at first but once you start tweezing them up, they’ll loosen up and come out easily. After all the blue strings are out, only white threads will remain and that’s what you want!

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Proceed with all the other lines you’ve drawn and this is what it’ll look like! Don’t worry if they look boxy and edgy, just give them a tough wash and they’ll be good to go!

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And viola! Easy peasy Tear And Wear Boyfriend Jeans.

 

12 Comments

    1. Reply

      Raneil Sokhi

      29/07/2016

      Give it a try! 🙂

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    Jessi Malay

    22/07/2016

    Such a great DIY! Thanks for sharing girlie.

    XO, Jessi
    http://www.mywhitet.com

    1. Reply

      Raneil Sokhi

      22/07/2016

      Thank you! I’m glad you like it!! :*

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    Jessica Sheppard

    19/07/2016

    Love that you did a little DIY on this! Even your scissors are adorable…how fun!

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      Raneil Sokhi

      19/07/2016

      Aww thank you!! 🙂

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    Samantha Rodriguez (@hauntedhousewfe)

    19/07/2016

    This is a great tutorial! When I’ve tried to “destroy” jeans in the past I ended up literally destroying them. It seems easy, but… apparently I couldn’t get it lol. Thanks for sharing!

    xoxo, Sam | thehauntedhousewife.com

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      Raneil Sokhi

      19/07/2016

      Hahahaha you really did make me laugh out loud! Hope this tutorial will work! :*

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    lifestylequeen

    19/07/2016

    Great post! I love ripped jeans but haven’t been able to find another great pair so now I can just make my own 🙂

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      Raneil Sokhi

      19/07/2016

      Thank you! I’m glad!! 🙂

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    Brittany

    18/07/2016

    This is so neat! I really wanted a goof pair but didn’t want to spend the money!

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      Raneil Sokhi

      19/07/2016

      Thank you! Hope this works out for you! :*

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