8 Summer Trends Fashion Girls Are Wearing With Their Shorts RN

Shorts are the new skirts this summer, and we're 100% here for it. From athletic shorts to long shorts and hot pants, there is a plethora of styles and silhouettes to suit every sartorial taste. So what exactly should we wear with our shorts this season? On the S/S 20 runways, we saw shorts styled with everything from blazers to bodysuits, ribbed tanks to cropped blouses, and as we head into the warm-weather season, fashion girls have been sporting similar iterations all over the ‘gram. If you’re looking for some inspiration on what to wear with your shorts this season—whether it’s cutoffs or sweatshorts—scroll below as we share some of the coolest summer items to team with your trusty bottoms for an easy and chic summer ensemble.

Romantic Blouses

From puff sleeves to sweetheart necklines and milkmaid silhouettes, fashion girls are wearing charming and romantic blouses with contrasting casual denim, linen, and even sweatshorts.

Chunky Sandals

The "ugly" sandal trend is here to stay—and cool girls have been teaming their chunky pairs with all types of shorts—from athletic styles to more tailored silhouettes.

Oversize Blazers

Cool girls love to contrast the boxy silhouette of an oversize blazer with shorts. Whether it's part of a shorts suit or with bike shorts or hot pants, the duo always looks modern and fashion-forward.

Tube Socks & Retro Sneakers

One of the most popular trends of the season (thanks in part to staying home through quarantine) is tube socks—Nike socks, in particular. Just one scroll of Instagram and you'll see fashion girls wearing theirs with all types of shorts along with retro their sneakers. 

Short-Sleeve Button-Down Shirts

The style set have been embracing elevated, short-sleeve "tourist" shirts with their shorts this season—usually worn unbuttoned with a tank, crop top, bikini, or bra peeking through underneath. 

Ribbed Tank Tops

Ribbed tops are a fashion-girl favorite this summer—pairing particularly well with trending long tailored shorts—proving that simple can also be striking.

Summer Cardigans

Charming and versatile, this season's trending cardigans come fitted and cropped with unique and captivating fabrics and details. Fashion girls have been styling them with knit and denim shorts alike.

Oversize Button-Down

Along with short-sleeve shirts, oversize button-down shirts are having a major moment this season. The Insta set are styling them with their sweatshorts and denim shorts over tank tops and crop tops. 

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