3 Denim Trends Music Is Trying This Second

Denim Photographed by Lucas Zarebinski

Stars are feeling new kinds of blue this season, proving that denim and music go together like rock and roll


Ryan Adams shows his personal style flair on stage in a patched jacket — perhaps a DIY piece of fashion?

Levi's Patchwork Trucker Jacket; $148, levi.com


Gwen Stefani's style is always laid-back, with denim in heavy rotation. These jeans are worn to perfection.

Kelly Rowland's sweatshirt and her casual/cool shredded-jean swagger add up to a distinctly American look.

Ever stylish — even at the airport — Fergie paired tattered skinny jeans with an embellished bomber jacket.

Shredded: 1. Diesel "RIZZO" distressed jeans; $1,398, 212-755-3555. 2. Frame Denim "Le High" pencil skirt in Carlyle; $228, singer22.com. 3. 3x1 Cut Off Short in "Big Bear"; $245, shopbop.com. 4. Levi’s Made & Crafted “Pins in Crush” jeans; $215, shopbop.com. 5. Current/Elliott "Sleeveless Rider" distressed denim vest; $270, net-a-porter.com.


Moto details at the knee amp up Wiz Khalifa's ensemble of an oversized T-shirt, Timberland boots and skinny jeans.

Balmain Jeans; $1,500, mrporter.com

This story first appeared in the Aug. 23 issue of Billboard magazine.