If it were up to us, the weather would constantly hover around 78 degrees. It's a temperature cool enough to get some last-minute play out of our chunky sweaters, but not sweltering enough to make even the thinnest of tank tops seem like one layer too many.
Unfortunately, we’re stuck dealing with a chilly climate for a little while longer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t break out our favorite warm weather staple: denim shorts. Because the versatile basic is a sartorial no-brainer all-year round — wear ‘em with tights and a sweater now, or top off a barelegged cutoffs look with a blazer to add structure — we rounded up 10 iterations that you can throw on right now.
From a too-cute black-and-white polka-dot pair to a breezy, floral option, click through for our top denim short picks!