How to Rip Jeans

How to Rip Jeans

How to Rip Jeans

Distress your favorite denim for an individualized look. Here's how to create rips in your jeans.


For a fun way to switch up your style, try a simple distressing technique. Watch our video to learn how to rip jeans.

Difficulty Level: Easy

What You’ll Need: Denim, chalk, tweezers, sharp scissors

How To:

  1. Use the chalk to draw lines where you want the rips.

  2. Pinch just the top layer of the jeans and cut over the lines.

  3. Tweeze out the vertical threads.

We hope you like your new distressed jeans! Be sure to tag us with pictures of your finished denim using #myAriat.