Jorts Have Re-Entered the Chat: 10 Ways to Wear Them Now

Lauren Eggertsen
·4 min read

Jorts are usually never not a thing come spring and summer, but after recently seeing fashion icons such as Hailey Bieber and Emma Chamberlain churn out some pretty noteworthy jean shorts looks, I have a feeling we're about to see a lot more of the summertime staple in the coming weeks. Since it's probably been a while since you've worn your favorite pair of denim shorts, our hope is that this story will inspire you to pull them out, dust them off, and style the hell out of them.

Ahead you will find a list of 10 ways some of my favorite fashion girls are styling their jorts. Whether your go-to pair is super short or loose and knee-length, there are more than enough jean short outfit ideas for you below. If you weren't already a fan of the jorts life, then prepare to be converted, because this wardrobe basic will 100% be everywhere this summer and we don't want you to be left behind.

All three of the items in this look are wardrobe staples which means this 'fit will never go out of style. So grab your favorite white button-down, jean shorts, and cowboy boots and you've got yourself a stylish new look.

Get the look:

H&M+ Oversized Cotton Shirt ($30)

Agolde Dee Super Hi Rise Shorts ($128)

Isabel Marant Duerto Suede Boots ($790)

Nothing screams summer more than a pair of sporty sandals and a printed beachy shirt. Whether you're starting to dabble with the idea of vacationing again or not, this is a summertime outfit formula I highly recommend.

Get the look:

Zara Printed Structured Shirt ($40)

Mango 100% Cotton Mom-Fit Jeans ($40)

Arizona Love Trekky Bandana Sandals ($188)

Yes, it's possible to dress up your jorts. Throw on a top with a tad more volume and compliment the look with a pair of sleek saturated sandals.

Get the look:

The Reformation Marcella Top ($128)

Eloquii Mom Jean Shorts ($70)

BY FAR Crocodile-Embossed Mule Sandals ($424)

When you find yourself in an outfit slump, just go for the double denim duo. The addition of a strappy heeled sandal will really elevate the look as will any fun jewelry of your choosing.

Get the look:

Anine Bing Rory Denim Jacket ($299)

Citizens of Humanity Ambrosio Denim Shorts ($160)

Paris Texas Betty Buckle Sandals ($520)

Add some low-key prep to your jorts with a knit polo and a trendy heeled mule. In this case, I personally prefer looser jean shorts to offset the tailored look of the polo, but to each their own.

Get the look:

Charlie Holiday Taylah Rib Polo ($69)

Agolde 90's Pinch Waist High Rise Straight Leg Shorts ($148)

Wandler Ava Kitten Slides ($500)

I don't know about you, but this summer I plan on living in baby tees. I love the way this one is styled with a breezy button-up on top and classic jean shorts on the bottom. Pro tip: The kitschier the tee, the better.

Get the look:

Rails Charli Mixed Rainbow Stripe ($168)

Avanova Letter Print Tee ($10)

Good American The Cut Off ($119)

If you're looking for more of a transitional way to style your jean shorts, copy this look here. Adding heavier elements like a sweatshirt and lug-sole boots will instantly add a unique edge to a basic that's usually reserved for warm summer days.

Get the look:

Gilden Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt ($11)

Frame Le Slouch Bermuda Frayed Denim Shorts ($200)

Proenza Schouler Suede Ankle Boots ($895)

Calling all blazer girls, this one is for you. While your blazer certainly doesn't have to be cropped, we happen to like the look when paired with a more relaxed pair of jean shorts. Overall, however, a blazer always looks good with jorts, period.

Get the look:

Jacquemus Santon Tie-Detailed Pinstriped Linen Blazer ($660)

Levi's High Loose Denim Bermuda Short ($108)

Madewell Medium Perfect Leather Belt ($45)

Transition your casual jean shorts into more of a going-out look via a printed second-skin top and sultry knee-high boots.

Get the look:

Ganni Printed Mesh Rollneck ($135)

Urban Renewal Recycled Levi's Low Rise Slouchy Denim Short ($59)

Schutz Magalli Knee High Boot ($238)

Chances are you bought one too many sweater vests over the course of the last 6 months. Well, the good news is they look really good with jorts so you can continue to get good use out of your collection for at least another 6 months.

Get the look:

Urban Outfitters UO Keiko Cropped Sweater Vest ($89)

Jag Jeans Valentina High Waist Cutoff Denim Shorts ($64)

Free People Must Have Claw ($20)

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