Customization is a huge part of the Rugby state of mind: We're all about personalizing your look and making pieces your own. That said, we like to think Rugby style is a departure from the typical DIY trends. To help illustrate our point, we asked sales associates in our East Hampton store for a few of their favorite tricks for customizing denim. For those of you not headed to the beach this weekend, we bring you five ways to update your favorite pair of jeans or jean shorts from our East Hampton experts.
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1. Distressing. One of the keys to customization is keeping things from looking tooo perfect. When it comes to distressing your own denim, we think it's best to get the process started and let time do the rest. Rather than cutting or ripping, place a coin or rock over dryer sheet and rub an area of your jeans where you would like some fraying or holes. Leave the jeans in the sun for a while, wash them, put them on, and watch the fabric begin to wear.
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