A rock 'n' roll constant since the pure punk era of the 70s, ripped denim ran riot through 80s hair metal, 90s grunge and noughties indie, and remains relevant today thanks to Hedi Slimane’s luxurious riff on rebellion at Parisian fashion house Saint Laurent.

Proving that you no longer have to be a rock star with a bad reputation, a confessional diary or a vast array of mohair knits to wear ripped jeans, here we show you how to dress-up the cool-kid staple for all occasions.