I generally prefer shorter shorts these days, but I wanted to try Bermuda shorts for something different. I actually had a pair of cuffed denim Bermuda shorts that I used to wear all the time, but when the shorter lengths started coming back in style, I quickly jumped on that bandwagon. I do think I look better in shorter shorts, but Bermuda shorts can be fun for a change.
The key with keeping Bermuda shorts from looking frumpy is to choose a pair that fits close to the body. If they’re any wider, they add visual weight.
I paired my Bermuda shorts with this Lacy Linen Tee from LOFT. It’s been a favorite for the past few weeks. The lace trim and ballet neckline elevates it above a plain t-shirt, but it still has the comfort and breathability of linen. It is currently on sale for $17!!! (You will see the price adjustment after you put it in your cart.) I am wearing a medium, for size reference.
You could also wear these shorts with a looser fitting, more flowy top since they do fit close to the body, creating a long, lean leg-line.
I wore my R Minkoff Studded Gladiator Sandals and carried my Tory Burch Convertible Leather Crossbody in French Grey. They work really well together because they’re similar colors and they both have silver hardware. I like wearing them with outfits that have some color — particularly corals and pinks.
The sandals are on sale for $62 at Bloomingdales. I really love these and have been surprised at how often I wear them. They’re super comfortable, and the elevate a basic outfit to something a little more fun. The bag is currently in stock at Nordstrom. This is the last week of the #NSale. Prices go back up on August 8.
It was a sunny day in Maine so I wore my new Maui Jim Moonbow shades, which were gifted by the brand. They blend well with the coral top, and I pretty much wear them any chance I can get these days.
I kept my jewelry fairly minimal, and I went with silver because of the silver hardware on my shoes and bag.
Silpada has recently gone out of business, so the earrings are no longer available. I didn’t want a necklace to interrupt the lace pattern on the top so I wore a fairly large earring. These drop earrings in the Brown Mother of Pearl would be really pretty with this. They’re by Kendra Scott and part of the #NSale.
LOFT Lacey Linen Shirttail Tee // White House Black Market Bermuda Jean Shorts // R Minkoff Georgina Studded Gladiator Sandals in Sand // Silpada Half Moon Earrings // D Yurman Oval Large Link Bracelet // Tory Burch Convertible Leather Crossbody in French Grey // Maui Jim Moonbow Sunnies c/o
Do you have any denim Bermuda shorts? What’s your favorite way to style them?
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