Wardrobe Wednesday // Summer Uniform (denim shorts)

Even though it’s not quite summer, Houston has been giving us a taste of hot, summer weather.  On most days, when I’m just running around and want to be really comfortable, I find myself turning to my “summer uniform” of jean shorts, a tank top, and sandals or flip flops.  Do you have a summer uniform?  I find that the denim shorts that fit me the best are from Express, but I’m going to order a new pair (or two, LOVE the first pair below and the palm pair) from GAP!
GAP 1969 Maddie Denim Shorts (regular, tall, and petite)

GAP 1969 Raw-Edge Maddie Denim Shorts (regular, tall, petite)
GAP 1969 Stud Raw-Edge Maddie Denim Shorts (also in pink- regular, tall, petite) (on sale $34.96)
GAP 1969 Palm Maddie Denim Shorts (on sale $38.46) (regular, tall, petite) limited edition

And I’ve been living in these sandals, I want to get another color.  (They also come in black, white, and orange).
DV by Dolce Vita Alvyn Sandal (Nordstrom exclusive)
and these flip flops.


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  1. June 4, 2014 / 12:35 pm

    I'm loving jean shorts this summer!! Gap has a great selection and I just ordered a pair of Levi's from Piperlime that I can't wait to try.

  2. June 4, 2014 / 1:02 pm

    I have my summer uniform of JCrew Chino shorts, and various crew neck shirts. Whether the shirts are plain, pattern, tank tops, etc. I try to change it up so I don't look like I am wearing the same thing ever day:)

  3. June 4, 2014 / 1:19 pm

    Love the jean shorts you posted from Gap! I'm a shortie also (5'1") and I was wondering if you order your shorts from the Gap in petite or regular? I'm in my 30's and don't want to be wearing mini shorts, so I was debating between the petite and regular. Thanks!

  4. June 4, 2014 / 3:34 pm

    Denim shorts are definitely part of my summer uniform too! I love how you can wear them with pretty much anything.

  5. June 5, 2014 / 12:30 am

    Personally I think all those shown look like "Daisy Dukes" & are way too short unless you are under 21 years old. Just sayin….

  6. June 5, 2014 / 10:50 pm

    Love denim shorts, but mine a quite a bit longer. At almost 46, my girls and their beaus would seriously question my wearing 2 1/2 inch ones, even if I had the legs for them! I am all about dressing age appropriate without looking dowdy!!!

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