Street Style Trend: Frayed Raw Hem Jeans

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Frayed hem jeans are everything in fashion. Christian Vierig/Getty Images
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Raw Hem Jeans Are Everything This Year

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If you're looking for a way to look instantly trendy now in your outfits with jeans, you'll want to rush right out and buy yourself a pair of frayed raw hem jeans. All the fashion "It" girls and street style stars have gone crazy over jeans with straggly, unkempt hems. The best part of this trend, as far as we're concerned, is that everyone can wear it, because it's not limited to one particular denim fit. You'll find frayed, raw hem jeans available in just about every style of jeans now, from skinny jeans to this year's must have straight leg jeans, and even flared styles.

Take a look at our street style photo gallery of how fashionable women in big cities around the world are wearing the new raw hem jeans, and get inspired to put together your own, unique outfits with this trendy wardrobe piece.

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Fashion Forward Look in Leopard Print and Raw Hem Jeans

Street style in leopard print coat and raw hem jeans
Wear a fierce coat with your raw hem jeans. Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images

Matching a trendy closet piece with another, classic item is a foolproof fashion formula. You'll turn heads when you wear this stylish outfit of a leopard print coat (which never goes out of fashion) with today's trendy frayed hem denim jeans. Wear this combination to look insanely stylish for casual weekends with a graphic t-shirt and fun footwear, or dress it up to look fierce on date nights out with a slinky top and high heeled shoes.

Learn more about what to wear with every style of jean in your wardrobe.

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Polished Daytime Outfit With Raw Hem Jeans

Street style in frayed raw hem jeans
Wear raw hem jeans with a pretty blouse and heels for a day out with your girls. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Here's a great way to look on-trend and polished in raw hem jeans. Simply add a pretty blouse and medium-height heels to a pair of fashionable frayed hem jeans, and you've got the perfect outfit when you want to look pulled together for denim-friendly days at the office, or shopping with your girlfriends on the weekend.

Get more fashion tips on wearing jeans stylishly to work.

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Weekend Outfit in Skinny Frayed Hem Jeans

Street style in skinny raw hem jeans
Wear frayed hem jeans for a current casual weekend look. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Here's a perfect outfit to wear on the weekend this summer, when you want to look stylish but still maintain a low-key, casual vibe. Throw on a pair of skinny jeans with frayed hems with your favorite t-shirt, then add a little jacket, for a layered casual look that's easy to wear and looks great for everything from brunches with your girls, to a day spent at the baseball game. (Play with your shoes and bag to dress this outfit up or down).

Check out more cute weekend jeans outfits you'll want to try.

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Weekend Outfit - Raw Hem Jeans and Trench Coat

Street style in frayed hem jeans and a trench coat
Weekend style in frayed hem jeans and a trench coat. Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images

Here's a pulled together weekend outfit in raw hem jeans that will take you from brunch to shopping and beyond. You'll add instant fashion edge to a simple t-shirt and jeans outfit when you choose frayed hem jeans for your look. Layer on an easy trench coat (copy chic Parisians and tie the belt at your waist, rather than buttoning), carry a cute bag and wear with ankle boots, sneakers or ballet flats. for an effortlessly chic look that your girlfriends will envy.

Get tips on how to dress up your jeans and t-shirt outfits.

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Wear Frayed Hem Jeans With a Leather Jacket

Street style in fringed hem jeans and a leather jacket
Street style in fringed hem jeans and a leather jacket. Timur Emek/Getty Images

Want to look polished for casual days and look up-to-the-minute current? Copy this inspired outfit that pairs frayed, fringed hem jeans with a chic leather jacket. What makes this outfit work so perfectly is the combination of tough and soft, which feels completely modern now. We'd wear this outfit everywhere from gallery hopping to parties, or out on a movie date.

Browse through 10 stylish jeans and leather jacket outfits.

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Summer Office Outfit in Raw Hem Girlfriend Jeans

Street style in raw hem girlfriend jeans and a blouse
Wear raw hem girlfriend jeans to work this summer. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

The girlfriend jeans style (basically, a boyfriend jean that's cut to specifically flatter a woman's curvier figure) gets an instant update this summer with the addition of frayed, raw hems. Wear this fashionable jean easily to the office and then out for after-work cocktails, by pairing it with a tucked-in cotton blouse and classic high-heel pumps in a neutral shade. Make this look your own by adding personal accessories, such as a great handbag, quality watch or delicate gold jewelry.

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Street Style Outfit - Animal Print With Frayed Hem Jeans

Street style outfit in animal print and frayed hem jeans. Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images

Who says you can't wear the season's hottest trends, while still staying true to you? The best street style dressers know how to pull together custom looks with the trends that everyone is wearing — like the frayed raw hem jeans pictured here — without sacrificing originality. Try this yourself, by matching of-the-moment raw hem jeans, with favorite wardrobe items from your closet that say something about who you are (whether that means an exotic animal print piece that speaks to your inner fierceness, or a slouchy boyfriend blazer that matches up with your tomboyish vibe). Mix and match until you find a look that feels like you, then go out and let the world enjoy your unique style.

Browse the best of denim street style in our photo gallery of favorite looks.

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Try Jeans With Exaggerated Frayed Hems

Street style in fringe hem jeans
Fringed raw hems make a major fashion statement. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Want to make a major fashion statement with your outfit? Try wearing wider leg or split-hem jeans with exaggerated fraying or fringe at the hems, as pictured here. You could style these fashion-forward jeans with a crisp, white button-down shirt, for wearing to a creative office environment, or with a feminine ruffled blouse and high heeled shoes for a sexy date-night outfit.

See how women in Paris wear the wider leg jeans trend.

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Street Style in Frayed Hem Straight Leg Jeans

Street style ruffled blouse and straight leg frayed jeans
Street style in frayed hem straight leg jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Fashion girls are playing with different frayed hem denim silhouettes. Here, a trendy ruffled blouse with exaggerated sleeves is paired with straight leg raw hem jeans, for a fashionable outfit that's easier to pull together than it looks. Adding high-quality leather accessories makes this outfit ready for presentations and client meetings. Or, you could carry a clutch purse and add high heel sandals, for gallery hopping or cocktails at a swanky bar.

Learn more about what shoes look good with different jeans.