3 Easy Ways to Cuff & Roll Your Jeans Like A Pro
Jeans! Whether you’re dressing them up or down, they’re everyone’s favorite closet staple. And, while they’re always good just as they are, sometimes it’s fun to change things up. Feeling a denim #refresh? Try out these three styling tricks to bring newness to your old closet staple.
Watch Stylist Alexandra O. as she shows you how to cuff your jeans!
You should cuff your jeans when:
- You want to show a little skin and a lot of shoe!
- Your jeans are a little too long & you want to skip the tailor.
- You want to liven up a worn-in pair.
Keep scrolling to learn how to cuff your jeans!
Difficulty Level: Easier than easy
The easiest of the tricks you’ll see today. With an easy flip of your hem, you instantly set the stage for statement shoes and your spring pedicure. Unsure how to make both sides even? Use the knuckle trick (see our editor’s tip below!) to make sure you’re cuffed to perfection.
Best jeans to style with a fold-over cuff:
Editor Tip: To get an even cuff, we have one
rule of thumb: Use your thumb as a makeshift
ruler! First, place your thumb against the
hem. Then, simply roll over twice.
THE DOUBLE CUFF
Difficulty Level: Intermediate fashionista
Need to shorten a pair of too-long jeans? Want a cropped, casual look? Double cuff your denim dungarees! Starting at the hem, cuff your jeans to reach about half the length of your thumb (see our tip below!). Now do it one more time and voila!
Best jeans to style with a double cuff:
THE ROLL CUFF
Difficulty Level: Up for a cuff challenge
This easy-to-do rolled cuff is a major key to effortless summer outfits. And, it’s the perfect styling tip for relaxed fits like straight leg and boyfriend jeans. The trick to pulling off this look? Turn up the bottom of your jeans in half-inch rolls, and remember—the messier the better!
Best jeans to do the roll cuff with:
- Boot Cut