There are certain pieces that every fashionista needs to have in her closet come summertime. Denim shorts are one of those key pieces. The beauty of denim shorts is their ability to be worn an infinite number of ways. In the chance you could use some style inspiration, here are five of our favorite looks featuring this summer staple:
1.) Casual Bohemian
Outfit Details: Shorts: Stevie Short, DASH; top: Fine Collection Linen Baggy Tee, Otteny; shoes: Trina Tall Gladiator Sandal, Alloy Apparel; handbag: Sophie Hulme Matte-leather Bucket Bag, Net-A-Porter; necklace: Vince Camuto Multi-Chain Disc Necklace, Shop the Shoebox.
2) Girls-Night-Out Glam
3) Western Chic
Outfit details: Shorts: Stevie Short, DASH; grey tank: Vero Moda Chillo Top, The Hut; plaid shirt: Rails Hunter, Intermix Online; shoes: Tommy Hilfiger Chelsea Boot, clutch: Mango Fringed Suede Clutch, John Lewis
4) Edgy Rocker
Outfit details: Shorts: Stevie Short, DASH; top: Black Eagle Printed Crop Top, LUCLUC; jacket: Diana Faux Leather Biker, Amazon; shoes: Valentino Rockstud Colourblock Patent Leather Caged Pumps, Lane Crawford; handbag: Chloé 'Drew' shoulder bag, Far Fetch
5) Elegant Prep
Outfit details: shorts: Stevie Short, DASH; top: Ruffle Hem Cami, J. Crew; shoes: Jack Rogers Luccia Stardust Leather Wedges, Lord and Taylor; handbag:MICHAEL Michael Kors CYNTHIA Tote bag blush, bracelet: Faux Pearl Bracelet Set, Forever 21
Trends come and go, but blue jeans are forever. These iconic moments solidified denim's place in fashion history.
Daisy Mae Duke’s super short shorts on Dukes of Hazzard became affectionately known as “Daisy Dukes” in the ‘80s. The trend is still a sexy summer staple. (Photo: CBS)
In 1980, nothing was more provocative than 15-year-old Brooke Shield’s Calvin Klein ad. The poster boasted the famous phrase “You wanna know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing.” We could say the same about our Lucy Maries, Brooke! (Photo: Calvin Klein)
Anna Wintour wanted to make a statement with her first Vogue cover in 1988, so she put cover girl Michaela Bercu in stonewashed jeans. It was the first time denim had been featured on the cover and the beginning of a new era for the magazine. (Photo: Vogue)
The cast of Beverly Hills 90210 ruled television in the ‘90s with heavy doses of drama and light wash denim. (Photo: Fox)
The matching denim ensembles donned by Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake at the 2001 American Music Awards are cemented in red carpet infamy. Kudos to Katy Perry for recreating the look at last year’s VMA’s! (Photo: WireImage)
Always ready to make a statement, girl group TLC sparked the extra large and loose fitting denim movement with their appearance at the 1992 Billboard Awards. We love their confidence and unique sense of style, but we’re glad this trend didn’t stick around for long! (Photo: Rex Features)
This 1992 Pepsi Super Bowl commercial featuring supermodel Cindy Crawford in her denim cutoffs is still recognized as one of the most famous advertisements of all time. (Photo: Pepsi)
The early 2000‘s saw the rise of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. The best-selling-book-turned-movie shares the story of four teenage girls who are all able to fit in the same pair of jeans, despite their different body types. These girls definitely understood the power of a good pair of denim. (Photo: Warner Brothers)
In all it’s forms, denim is the one fabric that fashion will never give up on. Simple skinny jeans are fabulous, but we encourage you to break out of your comfort zone and try something new this year.
1.) Denim on denim
Dare to go from head to toe! Socialite Olivia Palermo stops street style cams with this look all the time. (Photo: Who What Wear)
2.) Shorts, shorts, shorts!
Flaunt your features and show some leg. Stay tuned to the Lucy Marie shop to grab a pair to wear anywhere!
3.) Big, bold, bell cuts
4.) Stylish skirts
A good jean skirt is anything but old school and frumpy. The key is finding the right fit and length! (Photo: Tuula)
Reconsider this ‘90s staple and rock it. It’s up to you whether you want a full length leg or a shorter cut - whatever you’re most comfortable in! (Photo: The Frisky)
6.) Chic shirtdress
A great go-to when you’re in a rush, but still want to look your best. It’s a super versatile piece that looks fabulous with heels or sneakers. (Photo: Sincerely, Jules)
7.) Distressed + destroyed
Jeans are the only item of clothing that still look great shredded, ripped, and ragged - a true testament to the power of denim! (Photo: For All Things Lovely)
Make a serious statement with gorgeous detailing and a modern twist. Keep the rest of your outfit simple to keep the focus on this fresh trend. (Photo: Stitch Fix)
9.) Patchwork perfection
10.) Light wash
Darker washes are always relevant, but a light wash can be just as chic - especially when it’s Lucy Marie Denim! Play up this look with contrasting tones like bright blue or pops of neon. (Photo: Sharing My Sole)