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25 Ways to Wear Your Favorite Cutoffs — and Never Get Bored

Jul 17 2014 - 11:59am

Like the great jeans they're born from, a good pair of cutoffs wields major styling potential. Our Summer is dotted with opportunities to pull out our favorite pairs and wear them with practically anything. We got cool Resin denim designer Chantel to show us how to make the best cutoff short [1] from our own jeans, and now it's time to style them out. For inspiration, we curated something of a celebrity cookbook to keep your '80s flashbacks at bay and inspire only the chicest and coolest cutoff looks. Just scroll to see.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Alexa Chung managed to make her cutoffs feel preppy with a printed button-down and classic kicks.

How to Wear Cutoffs

With a barely-there tank, a baseball cap, and high-tops, Rihanna [2]'s cutoffs look is perfect for beating the heat with a little attitude.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Miranda Kerr [3] nailed another cutoff "do" with cool-girl essentials, like her black buckled booties and a chambray top tied around the waist.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Diane Kruger [4] polished off the Summer staple with a breezy PJ top and a posh Hermes [5] bag in tow.

How to Wear Cutoffs

We'd borrow Kate Mara's cool-girl styling for our off-duty days. Just throw on your favorite tee and add skater slip-ons to channel the effect.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Kirsten Dunst [6] did cutoffs the grown-up way with a ladylike blouse and ankle-strap sandals.

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Karlie Kloss took the less-is-more approach in a pair of cutoffs, a button-down and classic Summer sandals.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Bianca Brandolini D'Adda was the picture of Summer in cutoffs, strappy (walkable) flats and a striped tee while hanging in Italy.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Rachel Bilson [7] slipped into a pair of white cutoffs for a fresh effect against a tan tee and leopard-print sandals.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Miranda Kerr [8] proved the denim staple can be a cool counterpoint for a sheer top and heels.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Taylor Swift [9] revamped a pair of distressed shorts with a ladylike handbag, polished tee, and (as if she needs 'em!) leg-elongating pumps.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Stacy Keibler dressed up her denim with a coral-hued blazer and ankle boots.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Emma Roberts did her part to keep cool with a lightweight button-up and high-waisted cutoffs.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley made good use of her daisy-print denim with a breezy white button-down and ankle boots at Coachella.

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Kate Bosworth [10] added a chambray button-down to her faded denim cutoffs for that cool-girl denim-on-denim effect.

How to Wear Cutoffs

Nicky gave her cutoffs another spin with a fedora and a basic tank for a purebred Summer style.

How to Wear Cutoffs

This is the all out cool-girl version of cutoffs: Fergie [11] rocks hers with a blazer and a graffiti-print tee — reminding us that cutoffs were made to be paired with our favorite vintage tees.

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Kate Hudson [12] brings on her signature bohemian flair with a loose printed scarf and sandals.

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Ashley Greene [13] opted for boho-cool in a classic pair of cutoffs and fringed sandals.

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Kate Bosworth [14]'s Coachella cool is nearly iconic — we'll forever think of these white cutoffs and flag print shirt as one the coolest interpretations of modern, street-styled Americana.

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Nicole Richie [15] makes her cutofffs event appropriate with statement shades, a bold blouse, and standout platforms.

How to Wear Cutoffs

We'll never tire of denim and stripes, but we're particularly drawn to Anna Paquin [16]'s pairing for its play on proportion, thanks to a longer, oversize cardigan and a smart pair of suede booties.

How to Wear Cutoffs

For a look that's ideal for your off-duty days, channel Nicky Hilton [17]'s 'laxed pulled-together look with a statement top, cutoffs, and a pair of easy flats.

How to Wear Cutoffs

The boho-femme — Heidi Klum [18] styles up a military-hued pair with a breezy, bohemian-print tank.

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Jessica Hart goes old school with the footwear, but keeps her cutoffs fresh with a printed tee and a unexpected pop of peach on her blazer.

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Cutoff-chic Alessandra Ambrosio accessorized her pair with a Birkin, a neutral knit, and nude sandals to give her supermodel stems even more length.


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