Back in the '60s you had a long-term relationship with your jeans — you wore cutoffs because you finally wore the knees out of your favorite 501s.
Cut to a length of your choice and you got summer wear in seconds. No sewing needed — or cash, for that matter — and the holes were in all the right places.
Daisy Duke brought it all crashing down. Nobody would wear them after she did.
Today, you can still easily make your own ... although designers are cashing in on the look, like Lucky with cutoffs going for $49, True Religion for $172 and, sadly, even Levi's "Boyfriend Short" for $32.
Do I smell a sellout or are females that lame with a pair of scissors?
Here's how to make your own:
— Take a pair of scissors and cut straight across.
— Go short-short if you've got legs that go on forever. No cheeks please.
— Aim your scissors a little lower on the leg if you're over 30-something
— Everybody else: Think Bermuda-length.
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