Denims are conquering the world today. Denims have travelled through many eras and styles and with time they have become more creative, glamorous and elegant looking and pretty expensive too. Staying in trend can cost you tons of money so every woman should be aware of few denim hacks so that you can look flashy and glamorous using your old denims too. Here are some new and quick hacks of the denims.
1. How to tell if they will stretch.
Before buying any denim always ensure the stretching ability of the denim from the retailers. And if you want to check it at home then wear it and do squat for 60 second and check if the denim attains it shape again.
2. How to freeze clean denim.
Washing your jeans is essential for removal of dirt, bacteria and to get rid of sweaty smell but we all know that frequent washing can damage your jeans so there’s a new and quick way to clean your jeans and to prevent it from frequent washing. First of all remove all the stain by spot cleaning stain using stain remover and let it dry completely. Then fold the jeans and put it in a zip bag and then place it in freezer for 24 hours. After 24 hours your jeans would be ready to wear, thaw and wear it.
3. How to make your legs look longer in jeans.
If you want to your legs to look longer than normal then cuff your jeans , wear heels and also try to tuck your shirts/ tops inside the jeans as it will help in making your legs seem longer than normal.
4. How to cuff your jeans with ankle boots.
To wear jeans on ankle boots by slightly cuff them. The best way is to give them one easy roll as it comes up higher than others. It can make you look super chic and give elongating effect at the same time.
5. How to figure out which shoe pair with which jeans.
Every denim cannot match up with every shoe type. Usually, you can wear it by mixing them up with each other but certain shoes suit the certain type of jeans. For instance, knee-high boots and cap-toe flats can match up with skinny jeans, low heel pumps and ankle boot can match up with bootcut jeans.
6. How to tuck jeans into boots.
If you want to wear long boots on your long jeans then the best way is to tuck them in a proper way. First of all fold the ankle part of the jeans according to the length you want of your jeans. Then fold the extra part of the jeans left vertically and wear any socks over it to hold the jeans in place and you can wear a long boot over it comfortably.
7. How to fix faded denim.
You know that washing your denim can result in faded and rough jeans so, to prevent this use dye to bring back their color and shine.
Things you need: 1bottle denim dye, 1 bottle navy dye, 3 gallons of hot water
Directions: pour out ½ cup of denim dye and navy dye in a 3gallons of hot water and soak your jeans in it for some time.
8. How to do original hem
For original hemming process, you can seek tailor or do it yourself because it doesn’t need any type of sewing experience. First of all measure the length from which you want to hem the jeans and mark it using pins and then stitch it using a sewing machine. After sewing, cut off the excess part of the jeans and in the end user an iron to make it creaseless.
9. How to take care of your denim
To get rid of fading of jeans and getting rough choose hand washing over washing machine wash as hand washing is gentler on the fibers. Soak denim 15-30 min in a small amount of detergent and rinse it thoroughly and then air dry it inside out.
10. How to distress your own jeans
Things you need: a chalk, a safety pin, tweezers, a box cutter, a magazine.
- Straighten the legs of the jeans to remove crease and then use chalk to make your marks.
- After making marks insert a magazine to protect the bottom layer of your jeans and then use a cutter to slit horizontal strips and pull the threads using a safety pin.
- To remove vertical threads use tweezers.
If you use this method then you don’t need to buy ripped jeans as you can make it only by using your old jeans.