6 Ways To Style Your Denim Shorts

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The temperature is rising and we can’t wait to pull out our favorite pair of jean shorts, like these from Lucky Brand. And, we know that once we do, we’re going to wear them 24/7 — morning, noon, and night! To jumpstart your denim styling, we are teaming up with Lucky Brand to give away a trip to Miami for two, complete with round-trip airfare, a three-night stay at Circa 39, daily breakfast, a mixology class, and tickets to your choice of the Pérez Art Museum or a tasting tour at the Wynwood Brewing Company. You’ll also get a $1,000 shopping spree to Lucky Brand to properly suit up for the weekend! Enter to win here, and read below to see how we’re styling our denim shorts all season long.      

Ease Into The Season
Just because it’s not balmy summer yet doesn’t mean you can’t break out the denim shorts. For any time of day, reach for your favorite cashmere sweater or chunky knit to stay cozy while still exposing your legs. Slip into a pair of ballet flats instead of sandals, and start rocking the trend right now!

Button Up
In stripes, florals, colors, and simple white, we can’t seem to collect enough crisp button-downs. There are just so many styling options — especially with a pair of denim shorts. For a weekend brunch or a walk around the city, our favorite way to style them is with a shirt that is slouchy, but still slim. Leave it untucked — with a slimmer style, you won’t look disheveled.

Just The Classics
There’s nothing better than a boyfriend-fit pair of cutoffs with a striped tee. Find a pair of shorts that slouches just so and rests at your hipline. Fashion a half-tuck with your favorite Breton-stripe top, and you will find yourself reaching for that daytime combo every day from now until Christmas!

Canadian Tuxedo
Denim-on-denim shouldn’t stop being a thing just because you’ve transitioned from pants to shorts! Whether it’s a boxy chambray top or heavier button-down, slip into denim head-to-toe. Make sure your denim hues are slightly different from one another to add a dimension of texture and color. Style this look with flats for daytime wear, and switch them out for heeled booties once the sun starts to set. The Canadian tux works for every occasion!

Wear Them All Night Long
Can’t bear to let your denim shorts go when dressing for a night out? A blazer will be your savior. Tuck in anything from a simple white tee to a silk camisole, belt the shorts if you wish, and finish it off with a longline blazer and a pair of loafers.      

For The Beach
We can’t forget about occasions marked by sand and ocean waves. High-waisted denim shorts paired with a longline bustier bathing-suit top are a great way to expose a little skin when sunbathing, but not going full-on bikini.

Now that you have all the outfit inspiration you need to embrace the sunny weather, enter for the chance to win a three-night, sun-soaked trip to Miami!
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