Jennifer Lawrence Is Right: This Is the Chicest Flats Trend to Wear With Shorts

Jennifer Lawrence clearly isn't in New York anymore (for now, at least). We know from the green grass and her shorts outfit, she's currently in L.A. But as far as shorts outfits go, it is reasonably winter appropriate. The professional outfit consisted of a blazer, black tank top, and long trouser shorts. It's the kind of shorts outfit that you could certainly get away with wearing to a business meeting. But we're here to talk about her footwear.

Lawrence chose a polished flat shoe trend that you shouldn't be surprised in the least to see worn with shorts a lot come spring and summer: Mary Janes. The sweet trend elevates shorts of any type—from denim cutoffs to trouser shorts like Lawrence's—and it goes with a lot more than just shorts, as evidenced by how often Lawrence wears her The Row Mary Janes.

If you're already starting to think about shorts season, now might be a good time to get yourself a new pair of Mary Janes. Scroll to shop our picks if you're on the same page.


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On Jennifer Lawrence: The Row shorts and Ava Flats ($790); Prada Re-Nylon Re-Edition 2000 Mini-Bag ($1350); Dior sunglasses

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Allyson Payer
Senior Editor

Allyson is a senior editor for Who What Wear. She joined the company in 2014 as co-founder Katherine Power's executive assistant and over the years has written hundreds of stories for Who What Wear. Prior to her career in fashion, Allyson worked in the entertainment industry at companies such as Sony Pictures Television. Allyson is now based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She holds a BFA in theater. Her path to fashion may not have been linear, but based on the number of fashion magazines she collected as a child and young adult, it was meant to be.