13 Outfit Ideas When Shorts Are All You Want to Wear

If you’re a fan of shorts, we’re guessing you have a full arsenal of the summertime staple ready at your beck and call. Once that temperature gauge reads about 60º, your stems are out and about in full-legged glory. The only problem is that styling the same type of apparel can get tiresome, as you are less and less inspired to venture past your go-to looks. With summer upon us, it’s time to bust out of the mold and add a few more shorts outfits to the rotation.

We’ve got something for everyone: the denim-cutoffs lovers, those who are loving shorts suits right now, and more still who love tailored bottoms that aren’t pants or miniskirts. This summer, allow us to inspire a few other shorts outfits that you’re sure to fall in love with. We’re styling ours with silk camisoles, mixing the denim pairs with tailored blazers, and much more. Scroll through our favorites.

Juxtapose sporty bike shorts with a tailored jacket and sleek mules. 

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Add a bold jacket and shoes to any denim-shorts look to make a statement.

The easiest way to style shorts this season? By investing in a shorts suit. The combo is an entire outfit in and of itself. 

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In transitional seasons, we love longer shorts paired with a colorful chunky knit.

No matter what you have on top, consider a pair of statement shorts your new go-to choice of bottoms. 

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For a more polished look, try out a button-down, a blazer, and loafers with your shorts this summer.

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Keep it casual while still adding a little something extra by opting for a plaid top instead of a solid one.

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No matter where you’re headed, a black T-shirt will always serve you well.

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Colorful shorts are always a whimsical addition to your wardrobe, especially when styled with two-tone tops and metallic heels.

Show a little skin on and off the beach with a colorful button-down tied at your natural waist.

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There’s nothing more essential than a white shirt and sneakers when slipping into your favorite denim shorts.

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With a pair of silk shorts in a longer silhouette, consider matching your top for a modern take on suiting.

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If you’re headed to a more conservative environment, consider tailored everything with a pair of chino shorts and a silk blouse.

This post was originally posted on an earlier date and has since been updated. Up next: These are the best shoes to wear with shorts.

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