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All The Classy Ways You Can Rock Denim Shorts

With Singapore’s hot and humid weather, denim shorts are a life saviour. Not sure how to style them? Take inspiration from these fashionable streetstyle stars.
#1: With a bomber jacket
Nail the ultra-cool girl look by pairing your denim shorts with a metallic bomber jacket. If you wish, jump on another trend and don a belt bag. To keep the effortless and easy vibe going, keep accessories to a minimum, with a natural makeup look. Zambesi polyester jacket, $582, www.farfetch.com
Pu belt bag, $29.90, Zara
Denim shorts, $59.90, Topshop
#2: Denim on Denim
Made famous by Britney and Justin circa 2001, the double denim outfit combination hasn’t really gone away since then. Make it relevant in 2018 by pairing a denim jacket and denim shorts in slightly different shades so that you don’t look too matchy-matchy. Denim jacket, $59.90, Mango
Diane von Furstenberg cotton poplin blouse, US$347 (S$466), www.net-a-porter.com
Re/done denim shorts, US$210 (S$282), www.modaoperandi.com
#3: Logo mania
The statement logo tee trend is still going strong, and can immediately add some personality to the run-off-the-mill denim shorts outfit. Pick your favourite brand, don your comfiest denim shorts, pull on a pair of sturdy black boots, and you’re good to go. Fendi cotton t-shirt, €790 (S$1,235), www.mytheresa.com
Pu boots, $69.90, Bershka
Denim shorts, $39.90, Pull & Bear
#4: Peek-a-boo
The hot and humid weather on our beloved sunny island can get unbearable at times, and what better way to battle the heat than a sheer, sleeveless top? Keep it classy by matching with a high-rise pair of mom fit denim shorts, and dainty and simple jewellery. NO KA´OI polyamide-blend top, $198, www.farfetch.com
Metal necklaces, $19.90, Stradivarius
Denim shorts, $116, Dorothy Perkins
#5: The classic combination
It’s really hard for denim shorts to go wrong, because like jeans, it can go well with virtually everything. For a fail-safe, timeless outfit combination, wear your denim jeans with a white blouse, shirt or tee (or sweater if you’re going to be somewhere colder). The Elder Statesman cashmere pullover, US$1,095 (S$1,469), www.modaoperandi.com
Acrylic and metal sunglasses, $19.90, Dorothy Perkins
Denim shorts, $49.90, Zara
#6: Black denim
When we think about denim shorts, the classic blue version usually comes to mind. However, apart from blue, black is also a very versatile and timeless shade that can go well with many things. Try a brown coat and white t-shirt for a winning formula Yves Salomon suede and leather coat, US$1,319 (S$1,770), www.net-a-porter.com
Cotton T-shirt, $19.90, Bershka
Denim shorts, $45.90, Pull & Bear
Streetstyle images: Showbit.com