Street Style: 15 Real World Ways to Wear Ripped Jeans

As the change in direction for denim is ever evolving, shredded jeans have transitioned from the working man's (or woman's) uniform and its super-sloppy aesthetic to a street style staple associated with fashionable dressing. Once deemed decidedly inappropriate for most occasions, it seems distressed denim experienced an unexpected shift, turning it into a testament of effortless style.

Whether you wear them tattered at the knee or slashed throughout, these street style stars and celebs show us all the ways you can style ripped jeans this season.