Thought you couldn't wear denim in the summer?

Of course you can! The secret is in finding the perfect pair that aren't too tight and will give you a little room to breathe, both in the waist, and everywhere else as well.

Our favorite solution is a great pair of distressed skinny jeans. Just because your denim is ripped, doesn't mean you can't dress it up with structured blazers and silk tops for the office or going out at night. Plus, a few carefully designated rips usually allow for the perfect amount of breeze to flow right through - you'll feel just as cool as if you were in shorts.

Click through the gallery to see how our contributors style their distressed denim in the summer!