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Trend Alert: Denim Nip/Tuck

The latest trends in denim have been very interesting. You have the young'uns doing the gladiator tuck, gorgeous women wearing their man's baggy jeans, and a variety of denim nip/tuck. This just proves how creative the all-American fabric can be. Whether it's old-fashioned pegging or preppy cuffing, or a mix of both, this trend has me nonplussed. I don't like the look on a baggier jean — see Katie Holmes — but I do like a more laid-back subtle cuff, a la Rachel Bilson. SJP was playing with her jean hemlines months ago, going bike messenger style with the one cuff on one leg. Here's some guidelines, but my advice is: Show off stunning shoes, keep proportions in control, and do not leave the house if you aren't comfortable with your newfound nip/tuck.

Source and Pacific Coast News Online

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wolfpackgal wolfpackgal 8 years
i thought people were already doing this.. i've been rolling up my jeans for years (during the summer). its not fashion forward or anything- its just convenient sometimes. katie does look like a kid or something though. stupid.
justalook justalook 9 years
Hiddeous look. Especially SJP... it looks like she was scratching her leg and just forgot to put the pant cuff down. Seriously. Plus she already has a long horse face... don't add on to it.
parakalo parakalo 9 years
I LOVE this look! I live in Tokyo and it's very fashionable here. The humidity is so crazy here that I understand why it's done here. Also, wearing flats and sneakers is practically forbidden here, so with heels this trend really works. At least Katie and Rachel's do!
JeannieGrrl JeannieGrrl 9 years
I am such a dork but I really hate rolled denim cuffs, it makes me feel like I'm ten again.
corona corona 9 years
I think Katie looks fabulous. Love her new hair and the style is great. She looks a million bucks but in a way that we can dress too - and hopefully look as great!
Michaelrcks Michaelrcks 9 years
Love it!
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 9 years
I absolutely hate this look.
sunnyheart sunnyheart 9 years
I actually love this look because I already wear it all the time. I agree that if you want to see it done in a different way to click your way over to All sorts of photos of models pulling off the look.
acyl acyl 9 years
Agree, Rachael's is the only one that looks decent. Katie's make me think MC Hammer pants.
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 9 years
I was thinking JCrew too bellechic27. In fact they've been showing off that rolled up look with their vintage slim jeans on their models for the past year. I like the look (if not too extreme) and prefer it to cuffed. Its unfortunate that every time I do it now everyone is going to think I want to be like Katie Holmes.
azh azh 9 years
KATIE`S OUT!!!!!...
seandummi seandummi 9 years
You have got to be kidding me. Katie is so desperate to make this '80's trend new again. She looks like a fool. Give up girl this look is not flattering. Buy jeans that fit or get cropped ones if you want to show off your shoes. Horrible!!!!!!!!
melissabritt melissabritt 9 years
I keep thinking of the musical "Oliver Twist" when I see katie's ill fitting jeans...
fleurfairy fleurfairy 9 years
NO NO NO. This is not fashion.
emalove emalove 9 years
Rachel's are the only pair that I like.
Shannolyn Shannolyn 9 years
Katie's "look" ---> That's supposed to be a joke, right? Rachel is always looking cute and stylish.
bellechic27 bellechic27 9 years
At first I was not so much of a fan...but the more I look at it the more I like it. Its different...not bad different just different. I would pair these type of jeans with a more conservative top...more jcrew like. Definitely an option for most women.
lizzylu49 lizzylu49 9 years
annebreal annebreal 9 years
Yeah I rocked this last weekend...because I went wading in a creek. Otherwise I think this is such a stupid trend! Rachel looks fine, Katie and SJP look seriously stupid.
daddio49 daddio49 9 years
AHHH....NO!! Maybe a cuff, but no tight rolls, please!!
bshowell bshowell 9 years
Rachel yes. Because there's no "nip" involved. Katie' I'm having horrible middle school flashbacks.
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 9 years
I LOVE Rachel's. I actually wear my denim like hers. :)
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