If you’re like me, you live in jeans pretty often and jean shorts in the summer. Today, I’m highlighting a couple favorite jean shorts looks that you can wear all Spring and Summer, one dressed up look (with a heel!) and the others more casual.
And, I also wanted to share a great, relaxed, but still stylish outfit that you can wear anytime you want to look good and feel confident. I found another way to style your tie neck top that I originally paired with this skirt. See the whole look here. The top can be tucked in like I did with the skirt, or worn untucked, for a loose, effortless look that’s still got style.
This top is loose, flowy and feminine, but when worn with jeans, it’s less romantic and more chic.
The top, bag and shoes are all white/ivory, with just the jeans breaking up the monochromatic look and adding a bit of color.
I like the height that heels provide and this cutout style that laces is super hot right now. And they’re on sale. If you prefer a flat, this style is a good alternative.
heels (on sale)
This top is long enough to cover the bum, but it’s a little shorter in front so it doesn’t make you look like you’re wearing a dress.
dressed-up jean shorts
Jean shorts are a Spring and Summer staple in my wardrobe and it wouldn’t be unusual for you to find me in the same pair day in and out until I absolutely had to take them off long enough to wash them! I’m currently loving this pair by Free People and I’m especially fond of the classic button-front fly. They are more fitted, but this boyfriend style jean short is also great and looks really comfy.
To dress up your denim shorts, pair them with a nicer top, like this lace trim sleeveless blouse. It says that you tried more than just throwing on a cotton tee or tank, but it’s just as easy to wear.
jean shorts (size 26) | white tank size XS | lace-up sandals | reversible tote | necklace sunglasses | watch (on sale)
And, you can wear a heel with jean shorts! As long as it’s the right heel, preferably a sandal or wedge. These lace-up heels make your legs look longer because of the nude color and heel height. They are also daytime appropriate and the chunkier heel is better with shorts than a thin heel. I used to feel weird about wearing a heel with shorts, but now that I’ve done it several times, I’ve gotten comfortable with the look.Bottom line: Wear what YOU are comfortable in and what makes you feel great!
This look doesn’t take itself too seriously, but is still appropriate for a nice lunch or for running around on the weekend. Being able to laugh at yourself is always in style.
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summer casual jean shorts
The super casual summer jeans shorts look is what you’ll often find Houstonian’s in, come the brutal dog days of summer. The tank is cool and the loose body is stylish. If you’re wearing short shorts, you can balance the level of skin showing by pairing it with a higher-neck top, like below. You’ll feel more covered, even though you’re still wearing a tank top. Wear this look with a long strand necklace to add more visual interest to your outfit.
jean shorts | long beach tank size XS (on sale $15) | sandals | striped bag (50% off) | sunglasses | similar necklace
With this look, hair up or in a loose pony-tail goes perfect.
I’m in camp ‘hide your bra straps’ or ‘just show a peek’ as opposed to having that vertical bra strap showing over your shoulder and down your back. A racerback bra works perfectly with this tank.
This post is making me ready for summer! You ready to pull out your jean shorts? What’s your favorite pair?
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