23 of the Most Iconic Denim Looks We're Still Copying Today

We’ve declared this week Denim Week on Who What Wear UK. For the next seven days, we’ll be equipping you with all the info and inspo you need to hunt out your next pair of jeans.

While jeans have been around for nearly 150 years, it wasn't until James Dean wore a pair in Rebel Without a Cause that the trousers became a bona fide fashion item. Since then, plenty of stars have made jeans so iconic, from Elvis to Kate Moss—jeans are clearly one of the most popular items of clothing in our wardrobes to date. To remind you just how important they are, we've got a list of the ultimate denim icons of all time.