From spring runways to the cold streets, defiant fringe is showing up everywhere. Diesel and Balmain show us that a few tears in the right places go a long way, but boys on the street prove they play hard with some truly tattered jeans. At Henry of Holland, a grid of neat holes reveal a smattering of bright colours (and some leg) underneath, giving the look an artistic twist. The best part? It’s all totally DIY-able with scissors and a washer- just remember a small rip can get big quickly with a few washes…practice on an old pair if you’re skeptical. No one has to know.


Balmain Spring 09
Replay jeans
Henry of Holland Spring 09