Fashion Style Tips

How To Easily DIY Fray Your Jeans

It’s always a win-win situation when you find a cool new way to style an older piece of clothing in your closet. That’s exactly what happened when I decided to fray the edges of a pair of jeans I’ve had for the last two summers. I’ve been loving the frayed hem trend so doing this DIY was so exciting for me. Peep below for a tutorial on how to DIY fray your jeans like a boss in a few easy steps. Plus catch a simple cool way to style this look. Disclaimer: the distressed patches on the jeans came that way. I only frayed the hem.

First, try on the pair of jeans to see where you’d like to cut it. Once you get a sense of where you’d like to crop the jeans, mark the jeans where you’d like to cut it and make sure it’s even.

After placing your jeans on a flat surface, cut to your desired length. Usually, two inches is a good average length.

Pull the edges from the bottom of the jeans until it’s frayed as little or as much as you want. You can also use sandpaper for a more exaggerated look. Keep in mind your jeans will fray the more you wear it. 

Top – Zara (Similar – & Other Stories ) / Jeans – Zara (Similar – Zara) / Boots – BCBG (Similar –  BCBG) / Belt – H&M / Earrings – Anarchy Street / Bracelet – Stella & Dot (Use code KAMARA20 for 20% off) 

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  • Maria | Short Girl Long Jacket
    March 10, 2017 at 12:53 am

    You look gorgeous and the frayed hem looks perfect! I recently did this to a pair of jeans that were way too long for me and I like them so much better now.
    xx

    • Kamara Williams
      March 13, 2017 at 11:53 pm

      Thank you Maria! I know fraying the hem made these so much better for me too. I’m happy you tried it yourself.