The weather is finally warming up (fingers crossed!) and we’re looking to grab inspiration from the coolest girls on the street. We’ve rounded up some pics of rad ladies styling jean cut-off shorts, which you can check out below. And FYI, if you have a fave pair of jeans you’re looking to make into shorts, try out Denim Therapy’s cut-off shorts service to get the perfect length!
Sadly, we can’t get our hands on these Levi’s shorts (they were thrifted!), but you can substitute Forever 21’s high rise destroyed shorts. In this transitional weather, it won’t be weird if you pair a cropped sweater with short shorts. Seasonal confusion? Nah!
Take a cue from Connie, the blogger behind K is for Kani, and grab an electric blue pair of cutoffs, like these J Brand Cutoff Shorts in Blue Bonnet. Roll ’em up for a more polished edge.
This girl does denim on denim while wearing her fave pair of shorts, and we’ll gladly follow suit with our light summer tees, high-tops, and faded cutoffs (check out these Siwy Camilla shorts).
Style blogger Anouska Proetta Brandon got these true-blue jean cutoffs from Camden Market, but here’s a great pair of vintage cut off shorts from 7 For All Mankind that you an snag sans heavy searching. Top knot optional.
The plain white tee and jean shorts combination is a classic, but this look gets edgy with ragged tights and tons of statement bangles. Australian blogger Morgan got her pair from One Teaspoon, but we’re also loving a similar short from the brand, One Teaspoon’s Original Bandits style.
Tags: bright colors, denim cutoff shorts, frayed denim, Street Style, vintage denim
As summer comes to a close, we’re having a hard time accepting the fact that we will soon have to retire our beloved denim cutoffs and midriff baring tops. On a brighter note, the fall season is fast approaching, and while we would love to bask in the sun all day, we must admit it feels good to welcome the crisp clean autumn air. Not to mention the return of trench coats, knit sweaters, boots and darker/richer color denim; key essentials that every fall wardrobe needs. But until the time comes for you to make the change, transition your beloved denim high-waisted shorts from summer to fall by pairing it with a pussy bow blouse (as shown below). For cooler days throw on a pair of opaque tights under shorts to keep your legs warm. And if shorts aren’t your thing dress up a pair of your favorite bell bottoms jeans with an ultra cool 70’s ruffled shirt for a retro-chic effect. Who knew seasonal changes could be this easy?!
Images via Eat, Sleep, Denim
— Ashlee Mellowes
Tags: bell bottom jeans, denim cutoff shorts, denim trends fall 2011, high waisted denim shorts, Transitional Denim, Transitional wardrobe