If there’s one item that gets the most use throughout the summer months, it’s unquestionably a pair of denim shorts. The ultimate weekend staple, denim shorts are our go-to summer saviors—most often thrown on with a striped tee and sandals for an easy, effortless daytime look. But finding a pair of great-fitting and flattering denim shorts is not always an easy feat. Like most denim, it takes trial and error to procure a pair you feel comfortable in that suits your style and body type. Luckily we did some digging and discovered the most flattering silhouettes guaranteed to suit every taste. Plus, we turned to our favorite fashion muses for endless inspiration on how to keep them looking fresh and stylish for every summer occasion. Scroll below for our favorite denim short outfits.
Add a romantic touch to your long shorts with a pretty pastel blouse.
Classic ballet flats and a timeless oversize button down adds a chic french-girl touch to light wash denim shorts.
The easiest way to add polish to denim shorts is with a chic blazer and sophisticated sandals.
Leopard print is the new neutral…. and happens to look seriously cool with denim shorts this summer.
This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.