StyleWatch Style News Now

Style News Now

4 Throwback Denim Styles We Won't Be Trying at Home

09/17/2013 at 04:30 PM ET

Miley Cyrus denim style jeans photo JPI; WireImage; FameFlynet; Startraks

A lot of thought went into our 3rd Annual Denim Awards, featured in the October issue of PEOPLE StyleWatch (on stands now!). Staffers tried on more than 500 pairs of jeans to narrow down the selection to 38 of the best, most flattering styles. And while you’re sure to find tons of awesome, wearable denim in the issue, there are four types of jeans you most definitely won’t find in the pages of the October issue: these throwback looks.

We don’t think you should emulate these denim looks, but we do think these photos will be perfect for your next #ThrowbackThursday post. (Just because we wouldn’t wear these jeans doesn’t mean we wouldn’t double-tap the pics.)

1. That time that Britney Spears (in a denim maxi) and Justin Timberlake (in denim-on-denim-on-denim-on-denim) swam to the 2001 AMAs together in a sea of blue. Their matchy-matchy ensembles were such a fashion mishap, it’s hard to believe how much progress JT has made on the style front since then.
2. Jessica Simpson’s infamous “mom jeans” that she busted out in 2009. At least she realized her mistake, as she later told Oprah that the high-waisted moment was a major low point in her life.
3. Miley Cyrus’s LSD denim — i.e. her “least sexy denim” acid-washed jeans. She wore them in February 2012 … right before her infamous Salvia situation. Just saying.
4. Rihanna’s mechanic jumpsuit, which she trotted out last summer. We’re happy to report that the singer has since moved on to new forms of denim such as overalls.

PHOTOS: Vote on more star style in “Last Night’s Look!”

So, now that we’ve finished our stroll down denim memory lane, be sure to check out our People StyleWatch Denim Shop on GILT to score exclusive discounts on the outstanding jeans featured in the issue.

And let us know: Which of these throwback denim looks do you hope never comes back into style?

–Storm Heitman

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

On Newsstands Now

Bindi Irwin: Remembering My Dad
  • Bindi Irwin: Remembering My Dad
  • Adam Levine's Wedding Details!
  • James Garner: 1928-2014

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

Add A Comment

Got something to add to this post? Fill out the fields below to make a comment, ask a question or share a tip. We'd love to hear from you.

Note: If this is your first time commenting on Style News Now, your comment will need to be approved by our moderator before it will appear. Thanks for your patience, and check back again soon.

Showing 1 comments

A Runnaroundd Life on

I love Miley’s look!

Advertisement


StyleWatch Concierge
 

From Our Partners

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters