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As I walked into the Gap on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, I was greeted by a table of arts and crafts materials and a line of guests waiting to get their old jeans customized by Nylon‘s Dani Stahl and her crew. Definitely not your average evening at the Gap store.
Do not be alarmed: What you’re looking at aren’t actually men’s jean shorts, though we can understand why you would think they were. No, these are actually JeanPants, a Japanese-made boxerbrief with a print that makes them look like really, really short and really, really tight cutoffs.
If there was an unofficial uniform of music festival season, it would definitely include a pair of denim cut-offs — right along with our trusty knapsack! But, as with many hipster-approved fashion statements, the line between the cool kid brand of ugly and mom jeans ugly is a fine one. Tanks to all the daisy dukes that have been battling it out in the fields at Coachella, we’ve found a few examples to help you avoid a potential cut off catastrophe. Jean-ius, right?