Acid washed jeans were first made popular back in the 80’s. It was simply paired up with a bright neon shirt or a popular band shirt, with added accessories such as fingerless gloves and an edgy 80’s hairstyle. This style never grew old. Up until now it is still worn and paired with today’s popular ensemble.
Although jeans such as these can be easily worn with just about anything. A simple basic colored t-shirt would never go wrong. The jeans are already attention grabbing, so you’re not really required to add extra flair. The jeans could be paired with a lot of shoes that are in style such as gladiator sandals or stiletto heels for women or plain old sneakers for both men and women.
With the right style, you can bring back the acid washed jeans flair. It became really popular back in the 80’s but it only lasted for five years before getting a great comeback only this decade.
In the 80’s, these jeans were made by the wearers themselves. It cut costs and brought the sincere sense of ownership. But creating the pants was tricky. You’d think it’s really difficult and complicated but you’d be wrong.
Now if you want to try creating your own acid washed jeans at home, gather pumice stones and soak it chlorine and water. Load the mixture in a washer along with the jeans you want to be acid washed. Left it to tumble for 20-25 minutes. Be careful not to soak it for longer than the allotted time because it will destroy the jeans.
Consider doing this in a larger washer, like an industrial washer because it’s safer. A washer intended for home use might be easily damaged. It is up to you to design the faded effect. It could be in streaks, splotches, or random fades. Anyway you want to do it will still give it an iconic look.
You may also want to add holes and tears as it looks cooler to some. The jeans could be in any color but the best kind is plain blue jeans.
You can also choose a varying style such as tapered leg jeans, short jeans, denim skirts and the very popular regular denim jeans.