Hottest Fashion Trends? You Judge

Which style statements are a must – and which are a bust? Vote in our poll, then look for the results in PEOPLE's Best & Worst Dressed issue, on sale Sept. 9. By Serena Kappes

  • DISTRESSED JEANS photo | Jennifer Lopez, Kate Hudson, Rachel Bilson

Credit: L.Guerra-S.Baez/Ramey; H.Wise/Shooting Star; Bill Davila/StarTraks

Updated: Tuesday Aug 23, 2005 | 06:00 AM EDT

DISTRESSED JEANS

Don't be fooled by the tattered denim worn by Jennifer Lopez, Rachel Bilson and Kate Hudson: There's nothing cheap about it. Despite their rips, holes and fading, "they're very expensive jeans," says Kaufman of these examples that can set you back $175-250.