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Dress Up Your Denim Shorts

How to Dress Up Denim Shorts for SPring // the modern savvy, a life & style blog

I’ve received a ton of questions about these denim shorts I recently picked up so I thought I’d show you a more dressed up way to wear them. If you recall, I first wore them here with the cutest sweatshirt and sneaks; I wore this outfit for a girls’ brunch a few weeks ago.

The denim shorts are by Treasure & Bond at Nordstrom and I’m a huge fan of the distressing and boyfriend style look. The photo on the web site shows the pockets hanging out the bottom; they’re not as exaggerated in person.

Want to dress up your denim shorts? It’s easy!  A few tips:

Avoid the flip flops, and go for a cute wedge like this pair or this open-toed option, an adorable slide, a detailed sandal, or this fun espadrille sandal.

Skip the t-shirt and think “blouse” or “top” with fun details, or something a little slimmer to your body.

Layer on a fun piece of jewelry like bold earrings or a statement necklace. BaubleBar, and its Target brand, SugarFix, are always a great option.

Consider leaving the oversized tote at home, and go for a smaller purse, cross body or clutch.

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PS: These wedges from Vionic in full disclosure were gifted to me but I’m about to buy a second pair. They are so incredibly comfortable, have arch support and a great footbed, and yet are still so cute to pair with shorts, dresses and jeans. I wore them all day (pre darn broken pinky toe, lol) and my feet weren’t aching at all. Highly recommend.

How to dress up your denim shorts



Top: English Factory (also worn here)

Denim Shorts: Treasure & Bond

Espadrilles: c/o Vionic

Purse: Gucci (similar white purse for less here or here)

Earrings: c/o BaubleBar


photo credit: Erica Dunhill

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    April 11, 2018 at 7:27 AM

    That’s such a cute top you got there dear! Looks lovely with the shorts. Love the earrings too!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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    April 6, 2018 at 3:20 PM

    These are great tips and super helpful because I just ordered these shorts! Hope you have a great weekend in NYC!

    Heidi || Wishes & Reality

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