Short denim shorts are not everybody’s favorite fashion item, since it is often believed their silhouettes are not that flattering. When high waisted, however, denim shorts could actually become as comfortable as befitting, not to mention that they are also extremely helpful when not knowing what to wear during summer’s hottest days.
Whether you like to combine denim shorts with a vintage bomber jacket or a preppy pair of slides, here we have you covered with the 11 best pairs of high waisted denim shorts to wear all spring and summer long!
1. A Vintage High Waisted Figure
Available at MyTheresa.com, Grlfrnd’s high waisted denim shorts are any vintage lover’s wildest fashion dream, with their distressed detailing and fit design also meant to appeal to those who are looking for something cool yet simple to easily channel all summer long.
2. Frayed Shorts
When trying to find the best pair of high waisted denim shorts just in time for summertime, one should definitely also keep the festival-ready tops in mind. Magda Butrym’s high waisted shorts, with their frayed details and dark-toned fabric, will look perfect either with your band t-shirt or favorite psychedelic blouse. You can find this pair at Shopbop.com!
3. Longer Shorts
Farfetch.com has some of the most covetable pairs of high waisted denim shorts for all the hipster fashion lovers out there, with this specific Unravel Project blue cotton (long) shorts probably being the absolute best example.
4. A Shredded Touch
Meant for the long summer days, R13’s high waisted denim shorts feature a flattering figure and a grunge-inspired attitude that could help anyone update her style. Snag yours at Matchesfashion.com.
5. High-Rise Must-Haves
High-rise silhouettes are a must-have when it comes to denim pieces, and this specific high-rise, high waisted pair of shorts will combine the freshness of jean shorts with the high-rise standard flattering figure. Find it at ASOS!
6. Mom’s Shorts
7. In the Navy
Here we are with our selection’s most glamorous pair of high waisted denim shorts, designed by Pierre Balmain for the spring/summer 2017 season. Red and decorated with gold embossed buttons, this pair of high waisted jean shorts will make you literally glow at any summer party. It is available for purchase at Net-a-Porter.com.
8. Saturday’s Night Fever
From a high-glamour pair of high waisted denim shorts to a pair of Saturday Night Fever-approved ones, here we are hopelessly in love with this Topshop American-inspired jean shorts. Head over to Topshop.com and get ready to dance the night away!
9. Flower Power
Cut for a comfortably close fit, this pair of Missguided short shorts is embellished with the cutest floral patches ever, and is available for purchase at ASOS.com.
10. High Waist Cutoff Denim Shorts
Simple yet fancy, this pair of high waisted denim shorts by Rag & Bone could look either casual with a plain white t-shirt or ultra edgy with a tucked-in blouse or a bodysuit. You can get it at Nordstrom.com!
11. The Right Length for Everyone
Available at Revolveclothing.com, J Brand’s high rise denim shorts come in the classic length that will appeal to anyone, whether you are a free-spirited teenager or in your thirties. You can dress it down with a pair of heeled sandals, or else pair it with white sneakers and a casual tee to spend your summer days in an effortless style.
Photos courtesy of @rumineely, My Theresa, Revolve