In every season, there are those quintessential wardrobe pieces that remain constant year after year. And for summer, we can all agree everyone’s go-to staple has to be a good ol’ pair of denim shorts.
And so, because we know you’re probably due for a spanking new pair, we’ve rounded up thirteen different amazing styles of jorts (that’s jean shorts, natch) that will help complete your summer wardrobe.
Whether you want to stick with your favourite style or are up for trying something new, flip through the slideshow for an array of styles bound to tickle your fanny – we mean – fancy.
Cool and Classic
Classic, chic and comfortable, this pair of Stella McCartney Cara Mid-Rise Stretch-Denim Short (US $245) can easily be dressed up with a blazer.
An off-duty essential, Zara's Denim Boyfriend Bermudas ($50) will take your casual wear wardrobe to cool new heights.
For a dressier take on denim shorts, try these Fou by Wilfred Mineur Shorts ($145) featuring ladylike pleats.
Cool Girl Cut-Offs
The coolest way to rock jorts? Short, distressed, and perfectly worn-in, like Shopbop's Rag & Bone/ Jean The Mila Shorts ($174).
For a fun take on the classic boyfriend style, go for J.Crew's Collection Painted Jean Short (US $148).
Hopping on the overall trend this season? Try these Denim Shortall Medium Destroyed ($65).
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An essential for all festival-goers and frequest roadtrippers, a perfect pair of worn-in cut-offs like Ksubi Alberceque's Distressed Denim Shorts is a total must (US $200).
For a pair that's chic enough to wear to Sunday brunch, try Club Monaco's Amber Chambray Short ($90).
Borrowed From the Boys
Equal parts cool and sexy, Gap's 1969 Destructed Sexy Boyfriend Denim Shorts is the perfect pair ($60).
The Brenda Walsh
High-waisted shorts your thing? Go for Paradise Mine High Waisted Short ($95).
Expecting a wee one this season? You can still sport your favourite cool-girl shorts, with J.Crew's Maternity Denim Short in Patina Wash (US $90).
Take a break from your classic blues and opt for a pair of white cut-offs like these Textile Elizabeth and James Cutoff Shorts ($156).
’90s Girl Embellished
Reminescent of the pair you bedazzled in the '90s, Topshop's Moto Embellished Hot Pants are ideal for concerts in the city ($82).