Is it just me, or does shorts season feel super boring? Somehow when I reach for a pair of shorts the outfit-making part of my brain stops. All I can think is to add a t-shirt. Here are some slightly-styled shorts outfits I’ve made lately to keep it interesting!
Twisty top and sandals
I really love pleated shorts right now (as you’re about to see, haha). I think they look best with a “delicate” sandal that isn’t chunky. It balances them out. I wore this with my most recent sewing project top!
Shorts (similar, under $20)
Pop of color
I love black and white anything! Lately I’ve been trying to add an unexpected or “weird” color into my black and white outfits. These olive green/or are they kinda yellow flats fit the bill.
The year is 2001 and I’m listening to Now 6 after going to the CD store with my dad. Life is good.
Top (get 40% off Rent the Runway here)
Add a twist to your tee
I made a video of this trick but you know how we used to tie our tees with a hair tie? Do that, but do it on the inside of the shirt, and you’ll have this look!
Add a fun neckline
I know, broken record over here, but if I’m gonna wear shorts and a tank top all summer I’m trying to make it fun? I love the neckline on this tank for that very reason! Also, still wearing the heck out of my plastic-y Birks…do I need a second pair?
Tank (similar cut–green!)
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4 thoughts on “Interesting outfits with shorts”
I like the idea of adding a pop of color with shoes.. thanks for the inspiration 🙂
I keep wondering if I need a second pair of fun sandals! But then I remind myself one is enough for now 🙂
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The pleated shorts look great on you! I think earrings really help make shorts outfits interesting. And definitely love the idea of adding a pop of color with shoes.
I love your blog. Now that you have short hair, have you changed up what hats you wear at all? I’d love a hat try-on 😉 I have hair that is a similar length to yours and feel like baseball caps look a little doofy on me because you can only see a tiny bit of my hair in the back. Currently searching for the perfect hat with chin strap that’s not too expensive but doesn’t look too hiker-esque in the city! Definitely a selfish post idea 😉
Thanks for all the great posts you do!
Thank you!! I’ll think about it! For now I just wear baseball caps anyway because it protects my part! I do have a straw hat from Madewell I like but it doesn’t have a strap!