5 Ways to Style Denim Shorts for Summer


May 28, 2024

There’s no denying that hotter days and sunny rays have arrived. The best thing you can do is be prepared with your summer wardrobe. Denim shorts are a must-have staple (truly, I wear them weekly). Whether you’re looking for a pair to slip on over your bathing suit after a refreshing pool swim, or for an afternoon window-shopping stroll with your girlfriends, I’ve got some cute and stylish ideas for you.

Today, I’m sharing how to style jean shorts, where you can wear them, and what to accessorize with (because we all know accessories make the look). Keep reading with me to find your perfect summer outfit.

Striped Shirt & Parker Shorts

denim shorts, striped shirt, brown bag, gold bangle


I’m loving this linen puff sleeve shirt from Everlane. It pairs perfectly with these Agolde denim shorts. It’s perfect for a lunch out with family or friends. You can accessorize with a gold bangle and Saint Laurent quilted bag for added style and functionality. Don’t forget some slide-on sandals for extra comfort. This is a go-to casual look, whether you’re running errands or meeting up with friends. Who knew effortless style could be so easy?

Knit Top & Troppard Shorts

denim shorts, white knit top, slide on sandals


This Varley knit top is a must-have for summer. It pairs perfectly with everything in your wardrobe (especially these Shopbop denim shorts). This look is perfect for browsing your local market or window shopping around town. Pair it with these Tory Burch slide sandals for for a laid-back daytime vibe. But if dinner plans call for a bit more pizzazz, just swap them out for wedges and voilà—instant glamour. Because who says you can’t turn a casual outing into a runway moment?

Baby Tee & Dani Shorts

denim shorts, black tee, baseball cap. sneakers


I love this baby tee from Everlane – it’s just what you need for a chic, but minimal look. Pair it with these Shopbop denim shorts and NY baseball hat for the perfect color match. Let’s not forget this Evereve tote—it’s the perfect mix of playful and practical, adding a fun contrast to your outfit. Whether you’re headed to a sporting event or just tackling your to-do list around town, this cute look has you stylish for denim shorts season. 

Scoop Neck Tank & White Shorts

denim shorts, tank top, straw hat, slide ons


This scoop tank is a must have for the summer season. Pair it with these Agolde white shorts and Evereve straw hat for effortless summer chic. Slide on these Birkenstock sandals for stylish comfort, but feel free to glam up the look with a set of heels. From a picnic in the park, to a steak dinner on the patio, this look is versatile, practical, and ready for a bit of spontaneous flair (my personal fave). 

Linen Button – Up & Stella Shorts

denim shorts, button up, gold hoops, sandals


This button-up shirt is a must-have for denim shorts season. For a classic look, pair it with these Agolde high-rise denim shorts. If you want a perfect weekend outfit, tuck in a simple white tee for that timeless warm weather aesthetic that never goes out of style. And let’s not forget the finishing touches—gold hoops for a touch of elegance, and this Tory Burch small tote for both fashion and function. You’re ready to brunch with friends or dip your toes in at the beach.

Whether you’re running errands or enjoying a leisurely day of window-shopping in the sun, I hope these denim short-inspired looks offer the perfect inspo for your next day off. May your summer be filled with sunshine, shopping, and just the right amount of relaxation!

Which denim shorts look look was your favorite? Let me know in the comments below.

  1. Elena Takla says:

    All so cute! Love the tank and white shorts especially. Thanks for the inspo!

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