How to Wear Denim Shorts

How to Wear Denim Shorts

Denim shorts are one of the most wide-spread, popular, effective, and universal pieces of clothing. They are really cool and comfy to be worn for any style and any purpose and they form a never fading fashion trend of our times. Thus, here we are going to tell some details about how to wear denim shorts and what to do to make them even more effective and cooler!

How to Wear Denim Shorts

How to Choose Denim Shorts

First of all, before passing to the matches, you need to find the exact shape that matches your body type and your preferences. According to the shape, you can also form the basic combinations.

1. Elongated Shorts

When talking about the shorts being slightly upper the level of the knee, we may note first of all that this type of shorts flatter tall girls. As for the garments that you may match with them, we can speak about long tunics and tops, as well as shirts and T-shirts of medium length and all of the other garments used for days out and sports.

2. Standard Short Shorts

Coming to the classic shapes of the shorts, we may talk about an even great diversity of compatibility options. You may match them with tops, shirts, T-shirts, jackets, etc. Still, there is one thing that needs to be taken into account referring to the length of the matching pieces. They should be of medium or shorter lengths to create the most suitable combos. For sassier combinations you can also experiment with pieces like sheer shirts and tops adding some sensual feel to the combinations.

3. Super Short Shorts

As for the maximum short options we can speak about the main principle of compatibility being the match with tops ending right where the shorts start, that is, the waistline or the line of the hips. As for the shapes of this type of shorts, it would be great if you avoided options with too tight-fitting silhouettes, in order to avoid the risk of looking vulgar or provocative because of the resemblance to lingerie bottoms!

How to Wear Denim Shorts

Combining Your Shorts: Basic Dos and Don’ts

1. As for the overall tips and methods of combining denim shorts with other pieces, we should speak about principles like the one telling you to avoid too long tops when matching them with denim shorts. There is no point in picking shorts and topping them with pieces, which absolutely hide them behind. Pick options, which will let at least some inches of the shorts be visible from underneath.

2. As for the combos with other denim pieces, we would ask you not to go for this generally. The overuse of denim garments will do no good in this case.

3. In case you want to match your shorts with some suit jackets or jumpers, or knitted options like sweaters, just go ahead confidently, without forgetting about the principles of length. This can be avoided exclusively if the outerwear garment you’ve picked is an elongated coat like trench, a long cardigan, or something you’re not going to button up.

4. Another do for denim shorts is matching them with all types of leggings (Learn: How to Wear Leggings). These combinations will look bold and revolting and will nicely complete your personality. The combinations of denim shorts with jet-black leggings are quite stylish and popular nowadays.

How to Wear Denim Shorts

Accessories To Wear With Denim Shorts

As for the accessories that we would advise you to pick for denim shorts, pieces like belts come in the first place. Matching the shorts with some bracelets or a wider leather belt is a good idea. Spice up the looks with sunglasses, a backpack or a small cross-body handbag and you’ll get strikingly successful combos. If you’re going on a date, then the picks should be a bigger handbag, glam sunglasses, or silk scarfs or neckerchiefs.

Shoes To Wear With Denim Shorts

Coming to the final aspect of creating impeccable looks and discussing the choices you should make when trying to find some shoes for denim shorts, we may first of all advise you to match them according to your preference, picking the type you feel maximum comfy with. Converse sneakers, open toe shoes, espadrilles, sandals, ballet flats, wedges and even high heels, everything can be included. As for looks for a date, you may go for some satin options, sandals for the beach, and boots, especially for the warmer season.

How to Wear Denim Shorts

We introduced the basic dos and don’ts connected with how to wear denim shorts. What you need to do now is to follow them in order to have nicely matched and combined compositions of looks. Still, to take them into account or not is what you are to decide now!

How to Wear Denim Shorts

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Written by Rima Kh.
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