Tuesday, December 1, 2009

How To Wear Cuffed Jeans

Fashion come & ebb like tide - this time around, its cuffed jeans!

Cuffed jeans which surfaced during the 1950s have made a strong “come-back” with celebrities embracing it in all trendy spots. Top fashion magazines and stores have featured cuffed jeans as the current hot couture for the younger set who wants the casual look without don’t spending an extra dime.

With the exception of flare jeans, all other jeans design can be turned into cuffed jeans. That means you can dig into your wardrobe and change whatever denim you have into cuffed jeans though, low rise tight jeans are the best for cuffing. Those who like destroyed jeans can also cuffed their jeans to add a new twist to their look.

Since most people own at least 5 to 7 pairs of jeans, you can cuffed a few and wear different pairs on different occasions. The simple rule of thumb is, to ensure that cuffed jeans fall somewhere between your knees and ankles, and unless you have long legs,the cuff should not be more than 2-3 inches wide. The other rule is, if you choose to wear a bulky top, don’t let it fall below the hip as you want to show off your lovely hip curves without getting a disproportionate look. If you want to accentuate your long legs, put on high heel shoes. Wearing flat shoes and sandals is alright too, though you need to watch out for platform shoes as not all designs go well with cuffed jeans.

As cuffed jeans are versatile comfy wear both at home, on the streets and on the beach, experiment with different tops and see which brings out the best in you. Some may find the V-neck most appropriate, while others find collar shirts most suitable.

The same applies to accessories like earrings and necklace. Cuffed jeans go well with a wide range of accessories. However, chunky ones look really great and trendy with cuffed jeans.

Whatever it is, don’t constraint yourself as you are unlikely to turn out disastrous with cuffed jeans. So, have fun!