The Best Denim Shorts to Wear All Summer Long

The Best Denim Shorts to Wear All Summer Long


The Best Denim Shorts to Wear All Summer Long

A staple piece for summer, these are the denim shorts your wardrobe will love.

A staple piece for summer, these are the denim shorts your wardrobe will love.

Text: Trishna Rikhy

Denim shorts are a classic summer piece, wearable for casual, day-to-day events with nearly any garment in your wardrobe. Whether you’re going to a summer barbecue or spending the day soaking up the sun, denim shorts are easy, comfortable and never go out of style.

So if you’re looking to replace last year’s pair with something contemporary and trendy, look no further. Below, we’re sharing 8 of the hottest denim shorts of the summer.

1. Levi’s 501 Original Shorts

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A long-time summer classic, these are the OG denim shorts, invented before any other. The iconic style has pervaded trends and seasons, with a waist-defining fit that hugs in all the right places and a vintage-inspired raw hem to make any look instantly stylish.

Shop the Levi’s 501 denim shorts for $49.50 here.

2. Gap 5″ Mid Rise Distressed Boyfriend Shorts

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This mid-rise denim shorts are a simple and cute, hitting the mid-thigh for a perfectly summery look. Light indigo wash that goes with any top is completed by a raw hem and classic five-pocket styling, packing the utility required by the season with carefree style in one garment.

Shop the Gap 5″ Mid-Rise denim shorts for $59.95 here.

3. Aritzia Yoko Mid Thigh Short

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The quintessential vintage midi short, Artizia packs a high-rise slim fit with mid-length legs in a simple, sweet short. With side slits to give an extra dose of detail and Italian 100% organic cotton denim for all-day comfort and style, this is going to be your best companion throughout all your summertime adventures.

Shop the Aritzia Yoko Mid Thigh denim short for $68 here.

4. AGOLDE 90s Pinch Waist High Rise Straight Leg Shorts

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Classic and comfy, these long-length retro shorts serve all the breezy freshness of the 1990s with the style of the 2020s. With faded and whiskering, these 100% cotton shorts could very well be pulled out from the back of your closet as a just-found ’90s staple, just as on-trend and cool as ever.

Shop the AGOLDE 90s Pinch Waist denim shorts for $148 here.

5. L’Agence Audrey Frayed Denim Shorts

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Tried and true, these cutoff booty shorts are perfect for summertime, versatile yet trendy. Woven with just the right amount of stretch, these classic five-pocket denim shorts are slightly longer at the back, just right for wearing with an easy bodysuit or an oversized tee.

Shop the L’Agence Audrey denim shorts for $220 here.

6. Sea Denim Ruffle Shorts

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Cool and distinctive, Sea’s unique denim shorts might just be the most comfortable pair you’ll find. With an elasticized waist and stretchy cotton material, these denim shorts are elevated and dainty, complete with a faded finish and side slash pockets for extra detail and design.

Shop the Sea Denim Ruffle Shorts for $275 here.

7. Versace Medusa Denim Shorts

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Versace brings fun, spunky vibes to denim with the Medusa shorts. Made with the label’s signature refinement with a dash of playfulness, the shorts have a glitter-printed Medea on the reverse pocket, plus a cool, sleek cut and perfect mid rise.

Shop the Versace Medusa denim shorts for $595 here.

8. Saint Laurent Denim Long Shorts

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Saint Laurent brings seamless classiness and comfort to denim shorts, crafting a light blue finish with frayed cuffs and a five-pocket style. Pair these with just about anything in your wardrobe for instant summer elevation, easy and stylish without even trying—the perfect summer piece.

Shop the Saint Laurent Denim Long Shorts for $690 here.


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