8 Most Iconic Denim Moments

Posted on April 20, 2015 by Lucy Marie | 0 Comments

Trends come and go, but blue jeans are forever. These iconic moments solidified denim's place in fashion history.

Daisy Mae Duke via CBS

Daisy Mae Duke’s super short shorts on Dukes of Hazzard became affectionately known as “Daisy Dukes” in the ‘80s. The trend is still a sexy summer staple. (Photo: CBS)

Brooke Shield via Calvin Klein

In 1980, nothing was more provocative than 15-year-old Brooke Shield’s Calvin Klein ad. The poster boasted the famous phrase “You wanna know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing.” We could say the same about our Lucy Maries, Brooke! (Photo: Calvin Klein)

Michaela Bercu Vogue Cover

Anna Wintour wanted to make a statement with her first Vogue cover in 1988, so she put cover girl Michaela Bercu in stonewashed jeans. It was the first time denim had been featured on the cover and the beginning of a new era for the magazine. (Photo: Vogue)

Beverly Hills 90210 via Fox

The cast of Beverly Hills 90210 ruled television in the ‘90s with heavy doses of drama and light wash denim. (Photo: Fox)

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake via WireImage

The matching denim ensembles donned by Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake at the 2001 American Music Awards are cemented in red carpet infamy. Kudos to Katy Perry for recreating the look at last year’s VMA’s! (Photo: WireImage)

TLC via Rex Features

Always ready to make a statement, girl group TLC sparked the extra large and loose fitting denim movement with their appearance at the 1992 Billboard Awards. We love their confidence and unique sense of style, but we’re glad this trend didn’t stick around for long! (Photo: Rex Features)

Cindy Crawford Pepsi Campaign

This 1992 Pepsi Super Bowl commercial featuring supermodel Cindy Crawford in her denim cutoffs is still recognized as one of the most famous advertisements of all time. (Photo: Pepsi)

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

The early 2000‘s saw the rise of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. The best-selling-book-turned-movie shares the story of four teenage girls who are all able to fit in the same pair of jeans, despite their different body types. These girls definitely understood the power of a good pair of denim. (Photo: Warner Brothers)

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