Denim pulls a heckuva lot of weight in our wardrobe year round. But, frankly, there's something about jean shorts (or really, shorts in general) that can feel downright childish without the proper styling.
Simply put, dressing up our short shorts and cut-offs like an adult requires a bit more finesse than throwing on a T-shirt and a pair of flip-flops. Instead, we're pairing ours with boxy crop tops, wispy tunics, and sophisticated loafers to instantly elevate our look. Continue onward for five carefully curated outfits that are a bit more grown-up, but still just as cool. Class dismissed.