Kim Kardashian Brings Back Acid Wash Jeans With the Help of a Bold Croc Top & Strappy Heels

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Kim Kardashian just brought back a retro denim trend.

Over the weekend, the reality star took to Instagram to share a slideshow of photos of herself in a bold look. The ensemble included a pair of acid-wash black jeans. The pants offered a loose, baggy fit and were finalized with a trending straight-leg construction.

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Acid wash jeans first debuted in the 1980s and were popularized by rockstars and edgy fashionistas. Today, the style is making a comeback as the fashion industry continues to recycle retro trends. In addition to acid wash jeans, we’re seeing a resurgence in baggy looks, as well as tie-dye patterns and psychedelic prints — as seen on stars like Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj and Kardashian’s own sister Kylie Jenner.

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Kardashian, however, gave her look a twist with the help of a crocodile-embossed bustier. The look added a refined feel to the somewhat grunge aesthetic. Kardashian is a big fan of croc looks as she’s sported the style in the form of heels, boots, dresses and pants.

As for footwear, Kardashian completed the outfit with a shoe style that can never steer you wrong: strappy black sandals. The sleek shoes featured shiny straps across the toe and sat atop a stiletto heel. Her choice of heels gave the ensemble a classic touch and allowed the pants and statement top to steel the shoe. The heels are a perfect example of a styling hack when opting for a bold outfit. If you’re going for a darling look you can always balance things out with a simple heel.

Add strappy black heels to your rotation with these picks below.

steve madden, superb tie up sandals, strappy sandals
steve madden, superb tie up sandals, strappy sandals

To Buy: Steve Madden Women’s Superb Tie-Up Dress Sandals, $67 (was $89)

giuseppe zanotti, ankle sandals, strappy sandals
giuseppe zanotti, ankle sandals, strappy sandals

To Buy: Giuseppe Zanotti Catia Ankle Strap Sandals, $795

stuart weitzman, melodie sandal, black strappy sandals
stuart weitzman, melodie sandal, black strappy sandals

To Buy: Stuart Weitzman Melodie 75 Sandal, $277 (was $395)

Click through the gallery to see Kim Kardashian’s risk-taking style through the years.

Launch Gallery: Kim Kardashian's Risk-Taking Styles Over the Years

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