3 Ways to Elevate Denim Cut Off Shorts for Summer

3 Ways to Elevate Denim Cut Off Shorts for Summer


Top: Forever 21 (under $20!) | Shorts: American Eagle | Shoes: Zara | Sunglasses: Similar | Bracelets: Target (under $10!) | Rings: Forever 21

Denim cutoffs are the perfect staple piece for a Summer wardrobe, especially here in the south. I’ve styled several different pairs over the years here on the blog both casually and a little more dressed up. I always end up liking the look more when it

Offset cutoffs with a structured top

To elevate denim cut off shorts pair them with a nice button down or structured top. This will immediately balance out the casual look that cutoff shorts are usually associated with.

Step up your shoe game

You can also play up your shoes in order to add a more polished element to your look. Pearl shoes have been huge this spring and these from Zara are my absolute favorite. They run true to size and are finally back in stock.

When all else fails, accessorize

Pair the look with simple or statement accessories to pull everything together. I also loved the gold accessories I wore in this other denim look from last Summer styling the same shorts.