It's hard to believe, but we're nearing shorts season, and, consequently, swimsuit season. After months of pants and wool tights, it's finally time to show some skin. And what better way than with a pair of cool, casual cutoffs? The classic bottoms have been a staple in every fashion girl's summer wardrobe for years, and that's because they can be worn for just about every occasion, whether it's a beach picnic or a backyard bonfire. Shorts can also be paired with almost everything in your wardrobe—from off-the-shoulder blouses to refined blazers.
Now, when it comes to which shoes pair best with shorts, there is one option that will never fail you: sneakers. That's right—the classic athletic footwear has proven to be a perfect grounding element to every shorts outfit. Just take the below ensembles as proof. Ahead, see every cool pair of kicks fashion girls have worn with their shorts to inspire your summer dressing.