No item of clothing is as tied to music as blue jeans. Across genres, artists have embraced denim decade after decade, immortalized in iconic album covers. We took inspiration from classic records — the Ramones, Kriss Kross, and Bob Dylan to name a few — for seven totally wearable, modern outfit ideas. Check out all of our shoppable looks below.
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Bob Dylan — The Freelwheelin', 1963
Shop it now: R13 jeans, $325; Kenzo shirt, $395;Theory jacket, $1,295; Jeffrey Campbell boot, $195; Amber Sceats earring, $109
Neil Diamond — Hot August Night, 1972
Shop it now: Tu Es Mon Tresor jeans, $1,109; R13 vest, $531; Jimmy Choo boot, $986; Harcoza necklace, $589; GAS Bijoux bracelet, $333
James Brown — In the Jungle Groove, 1986
Shop it now: Société Anonyme pants, $175; Proenza Schouler jacket, $569; Manebi shoe, $130; Repossi ring, $4,950; Maria Black earring, $200
Kriss Kross — Totally Krossed Out, 1992
Shop it now: MIH jeans, $345; AMH sweatshirt, $207; Patrick Ewing sneaker, $141; Baggu bag, $120; FRENDS headphones, $200
Labelle — Labelle, 1971
Shop it now: Rag & Bone skirt, $425; Samantha Pleet top, $129; Chloé boot, $1,395; Saint Laurent bag, $2,350; Illesteva sunglasses, $220
Ramones — Ramones, 1976
Shop it now: Oak jeans ($240), tank ($60), and sneaker ($118); Diesel Black Gold jacket, $1,528; Ileana Makri earring, $1,330
Serge Gainsbourg — Historie de Melody Nelson, 1971
Shop it now: Hope jeans, $196; Kore bikini top, $119; Samuji cardigan, $280; Schutz shoe, $200; Maryam Nassir Zadeh shoe, $368; Chloé necklace, $910