As we transition into the summer season, our repetitive wear of jean shorts is well on its way. This summertime staple has stayed in style for decades, and this year is no different. While one of the main draws of the denim trend is its versatility, there is in fact life beyond the T-shirt and denim cutoffs, and we're here to show you how nice that life can be. As someone who personally finds herself in outfit ruts when it comes to denim styling, the six ways to style denim shorts ahead helped reinspire me to breathe new life into this timeless basic.
Ahead, take time to study the six ways fashion girls are styling denim shorts that feel anything but tired. From cropped cardigans to bold bikini-top looks, the following outfits are sure to have you rethinking the possibilities of your denim shorts in no time.
What you'll need: Printed Vacation Shirt + Knee-Length Jean Shorts + Naked Shoes + Basked Bag
What you'll need: Cropped Cardigan + White Jean Shorts + Retro Sunglasses + Neutral Mules
What you'll need: Ribbed White Tank Top + Cuffed Jean Shorts + Heeled Thong Sandals + Pendant Necklace
What you'll need: Baseball Hat + Matching Oversize Button-Down + Jean Shorts + Sporty Sandals
What you'll need: Printed Bikini Top + Long Jean Shorts + Belt + Cowboy Boots
What you'll need: Bustier Top + Jean Shorts + Chain Necklace + Strappy Sandals