Denim shorts are currently among the most-searched items as shoppers prepare for summer, and they’re versatile enough for wherever the season may take you, be it the beach or the backyard. And there are more options than ever. From high-waisted cut-offs, to trendy paperbag styles, there is a fit for every occasion.
Check out some of Rivet’s favorite jean shorts for women.
AE Ne(x)t Level High-Waisted Denim Short Short
The easiest way to get in the summer spirit is with a bold nautical print. Stripes not only elevate denim shorts, but they also help to elongate your body. Pair with a simple T-shirt to balance them out and create this summer’s go-to outfit.
Abercrombie & Fitch Mid-Rise Boyfriend Shorts
Looser fits are gaining popularity as comfort becomes a bigger priority in fashion. A boyfriend fit that’s longer and more relaxed is the perfect way to kick off the warmer weather in style. The extreme distressing on the front also gives this pair a flattering silhouette.
Zara Paperbag Denim Shorts
Paperbag waists have been a popular denim style as rises grow higher. This pair provides an added style element with its perfectly faded black denim. Pair with combat boots and a flannel shirt for a grunge-inspired look.
Agolde Parker Ultra High-Rise Denim Shorts
If you’re looking for classic denim cutoffs, this pair from Agolde checks all of the boxes: It features a summery light wash, an evenly frayed hem and light distressing throughout. And its slightly baggy fit makes it comfortable for all of your outdoor activities.
Levi’s 501 High-Rise Denim Shorts
Opt for these high-waisted denim shorts if you’re on the market for a vintage look. Known as the original jeans style, Levi’s 501 is as authentic as they get. This pair of washed black denim with rose gold hardware is especially ’80s-inspired.
Hudson Jeans Gemma Mid-Rise Cut-Off Jean Shorts
Every woman needs a pair of black jean shorts, and this pair from Hudson Jeans gives just the right amount of fashion and comfort with an easy mid-rise and frayed hems.
Balmain Frayed Hem Denim Shorts
Splurge on an iconic pair of Balmain white denim shorts with edgy details that will turn heads. The extreme distressing, exposed pockets and prominent silver hardware add fun accents to your new favorite investment.
BDG Patchwork Denim Skate Short
Add a layered look to your denim shorts with dual tones and exposed pockets. This pair from Urban Outfitters features an elastic waist and double-snap closure, with a light-wash denim on the waistband and front and back pockets, and a darker wash denim foundation.
Pinko Crystal Embellished Denim Shorts
Travel back to the early ’90s with these denim shorts. Crystal studs and silver hardware decorate the front, while the back is left completely untouched. Pair with an oversized blazer and boots for some extra edge.
Free People Romeo Rolled Cut-Off Shorts
Rolled shorts immediately give off an effortless summer vibe. This pair of high-waisted denim shorts from Free People features an exposed button fly and extreme distressing for an even more laid-back look.