Shop the Best Denim Shorts Styles for Every Age
When it's too hot to rock your favorite mom jeans, trendy culottes, or utility jumpsuits, turn to a classic summer staple that's never let you down. Yes, we're talking about the always fashionable denim short. Because summer. Since finding the right style of shorts can change as you get older, we've got your legs (un)covered with denim styles that work for every age. Ahead you'll find the best cuts of shorts for each fabulous decade, be it your roaring twenties, thrilling thirties, fabulous forties, and beyond!
Playful 20s: Go short, be bold, and try ALL the new lewks, like the Marques' Almeida Belted Fold-Over Denim Shorts ($475). Your twenties are all about discovering your personal style by test driving outlandish fads and maybe setting a few trends while you're at it. Ultra-high or low rise? Great. Daisy Dukes? Okay! Belted or frayed? Yass.
Flirty 30s: At this point in life, you've probably locked down your favorite denim looks and discarded the ones that just *don't* work. Now you can color outside the lines without taking crazy fashion risks. Choose variations on the classics — like the Maje Scalloped Denim Shorts ($133) — 'cuz it's all about the scalloped waistband, embroidered details, or even a jumpsuit variation.
Sézane 1990 Short ($95)
AG Railroad Romper ($228)
Fab 40s: You've got your signature style and know what keeps you comfortable. But this time in your life is all about knowing what complements your body and lifestyle, like these Acne Studios Swamp Denim Shorts ($220). But don't be afraid to take the overalls route, wear 'em long and lean, or summertime relaxed.
Gap Denim Short Overalls ($60)
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