Essay on Black Jeans : A New Trend At The American Music Awards

919 Words Dec 15th, 2016 4 Pages
Imagine Brittany Spears and Justin Timberlake wearing denim head to toe, thriving in a new trend at the American Music Awards. Exactly fifteen years ago these two stepped out in their bold, blue jeans. Denim trends have been altered and portrayed differently for years, yet the popularity and attraction of denim seems to always reappear. Whether celebrities or street style was the source of influence, denim continuously occurs in new and innovative ways. The most common denim trends for fall of 2016 are distressing and patchwork. This self-inflicted damage to denim has become trendy through its style, washes and fits, and quality. These unique techniques create one of a kind denim, a source of individuality we all aim for while conforming to society’s views of style. Styling of distressed denim helps create the authenticity and bold appearance you pay the price for. As we move into fall and winter, the colder weather calls for more clothing, less skin and thicker fabric. However, the use of distressing and patchwork creates excitement to a simplistic, boring staple wardrobe item. As the patchwork maintains warmth while adding pops of color, designs and textures. The use of distressing may expose skin or fabrics creating an edgy, grunge appearance. By manipulating the denim, classic blue jeans become bold fashion items that roam the runway and local gas stations. From jackets to pants, we see the distinct techniques that create different pieces of denim, no two being the…

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