UPDATE: The temps may have dropped back to semi-reasonable status, but it's still shorts weather all the way — check out these genius way to style the summer essential. This story was originally published on May 21.
Even diehard denim fans who rock skinny jeans all summer long eventually start to feel stifled—especially come the muggy, steamy middle of July. And while we've always been smitten with cute skirts and flowy dresses for hot temps, we're also loving the fact that stylish shorts have reemerged on the scene. From classic cutoffs to tailored options and blousy silhouettes, we've racked up an impressive collection—but sometimes, we get stumped on how to style them.