How To Style Shorts For Summer 2021

June 1, 2021

Although some summer staples come and go, shorts are still on the game. There are many different types of shorts, and figuring out what to wear with them can be tricky. From 90's denim Bermudas to the latest knit shorts, there is a vast array of summer shorts that you’re sure to fall in love with. Keep scrolling to find out how to style each type!

Denim Shorts

Denim shorts are basically the replacement for jeans during the summer. They can be easily paired with any kind of outfit. For a casual laid-back style, opt for high-waisted, a bit distressed shorts paired with a cropped tank top and a blazer on top.


H&M, High Waist Bermuda Shorts,$29.99


Agolde, '90s Pinch distressed denim shorts, $150

Biker Shorts

Cycling shorts go perfectly with an overshirt on top, such as a white linen shirt that you can tie a knot. If you want to add a little color and glam to your outfit, try to experiment with accessories and a pair of thong sandals.


Jacquemus, Le short Arancia Cycling shorts, $210


Pixie Market, Black Ribbed Shorts, $85.00

Chic Shorts

Wear them with a relaxed white t-shirt or take your shorts into the evening with the addition of square-toed heels and a mini shoulder bag. You can incorporate some color into your tailored shorts and leave the rest simple.


Dior, Chez Moi Shorts, $2,000.00


Zara, Solic color shorts, $35.90


Karen Miller, Sparkle Tweed Short, $95.20

Boxer Shorts

Light blue striped shorts feel just right for summer. Effortlessly chic when worn with a relaxed-fit t-shirt and Birkenstocks by the beach or with statement earrings and a linen blazer in the city, this pair will be the hardest working item in your summer wardrobe.


H&M, Cotton Shorts, $24.99

Knit Shorts

Knit shorts are the most fashionable shorts of 2021.You can wear it separately or as a set for a morning stroll in the city. Add a bralette underneath and an oversized blazer on top to make it more casual.


Magda Butrym, High Waisted Knit Shorts in Pink Flower, $754

Zara, Rustic Knit Shorts Pink, $29.90

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