The Conversations | When will denim cutoff shorts die?

Denim cutoff shorts have been immortalized by the sexed up Daisy Duke character in the uber camp TV show Dukes of Hazzard since the 80s. Over the years, ‘racy’ women from Cindy Crawford in a Pepsi commercial to Beyonce taking the stage at Coachella 2018 have helped to inch this once subversive DIY creation into a global style juggernaut. ‘Basic Beckys’ have seized upon this legs out summertime option to make it one of the most enduring trends of our time, but should we call foul? Why have denim cutoffs been such a lasting trend and what does it contribute to the larger style conversation?