MY DIY I Distressed Denim


Remember a while back when I made cuffoffs? Well, last weekend Express invited me out to their Denim Lab in the Hamptons to demonstrate how to get the look on a pair of their jeans. With a box cutter, some sandpaper, and a quick wash, you can create your own frayed pair. More distressing pics after the jump or check out my Facebook page for snaps from the party. Thanks for having me Express! 

This post was sponsored by Express and and StyleCaster. Thanks so much for supporting all my sponsors!




  1. Brooke says:

    Love this! They came out great. Looks like a lot of fun!

  2. Distressing denim is my favorite thing to do with jeans that have faded or torn slightly!

  3. I did something similar last week on my blog 🙂 I love that kind of jeans.

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  4. Rachelle says:

    Awesome love distressed jeans.


  5. Ice Girl says:

    I love the result!

  6. I remember doing this in the early 90’s. The best work is done with a razor blade, a wash and dry, then painstaking work with a long needle pulling threads. The stuff these days doesn’t look like a real pair of jeans with real wear. Yes, I’m old.

  7. Justine J says:

    I love how it looks after! And it also looks so simple to do! xx

    Justine | BRIGHTON DREAM

  8. Martyna says:

    Oh, that’s such an amazing, simple idea, thanks! xx

    Martyna | NEON MIZZLE

  9. Anonymous says:

    I must try this. Such a awesome idea.

  10. Lauren Kerr says:

    i did this to a pair of jeans a couple of years ago, they were my favourite distressed jeans, till they got too ‘distressed’ to actually wear lol!

  11. ....... says:

    hmmm have never been a real fan of distressed denim but I did really enjoy seeing the steps behind it as its very interesting. thanks for sharing it! xx. gigi.

  12. Janine Maral says:

    these are actually so adorable and easy!

    – Janine

  13. Leen Philips says:

    This looks really cool! 🙂

  14. Glitterati says:

    Looks like a huge fun making them 🙂

  15. JessMadeThis says:

    So cool. I’m surprised they look so authentically-vintage!

  16. Jill Lansky says:

    So glad you published this! I’ve always wondered how to distress in a way that looks chic and authentic. Love your blog!

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