On the Street with Kendall Ruchti

Exploring Eau Claire’s fashion trends. This week: distressed denim

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Coupled with crisp leaves and the rich colors of autumn, rugged jeans are making their seasonal debut this week. While Wisconsin weather abruptly changes from warm to wintry, the torn pants play a perfect balance between fluctuating temperatures. Skinny, straight or stonewashed each style shines when paired with a fundamental neutral or a bold bright.