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.
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.
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.
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.