My Favorite Summer Shorts

Denim shorts or cut-offs have long been a summer staple for me. I could link countless outfits from summers’ past that feature my beloved Rag & Bone cut-off shorts. They are my absolute favorite and they *almost* fit again, too! I can get the shorts buttoned but I can’t move, which is an essential part of my day. I didn’t realize how much I lean into a good pair of cut off shorts until last summer when I was 8 months pregnant and was absolutely lost on what to wear. I was getting so tired of dresses or let’s be honest — yoga pants, my last fitting pair of pants. But I knew I was on the tail-end of pregnancy and just held my breathe until summer was over and Gemma was here. So this summer I knew I wanted to jump right back in with a good pair of denim shorts, but I’m not quite in my pre-baby shorts. I didn’t want to re-invest in new Rag & Bone shorts because I know that eventually, I’ll get back into them, so luckily Madewell came through with a FANTASTIC pair of shorts. I’m telling you — when you find a good pair of denim shorts, you snatch them up fast.

I bought this in April I think because I knew this summer would be the summer of cut-offs. I am giving my past self a round of applause because I’ve been wearing these non-stop, especially on Instagram. If you’ve been looking for a good pair, these are one of my favorites and well under $75! They are the Madewell High Rise Shorts in Glen Oaks wash. (These are NOT the Madewell Perfect Fit shorts. I think I linked them one time on accident and want to clear that up!) You can find them at Nordstrom here or from Madewell here.  You can also uncuff them for a longer length that is just perfect! (As seen in this IG here. The same pair of shorts just rolled in this post and unrolled in the IG!)

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Editor's Notes:

The shorts fit true to size but a little loose! I’m in the 29 and I’m typically a 29 in denim. If you want a tighter fit, size down one. You can also uncuff them for a longer length that is just perfect!

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  1. I think shorts are the new trend of the week as I see them everywhere! Very nice outfit!

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  3. Sydney says:

    I’ve heard everyone rave about Madewell denim! I think I may have to go peruse their website, because I’m always looking for a good pair of denim shorts!
    xo, Sydney

    06.08.18 · Reply
  4. Briana says:

    Those shorts are so cute! Definitely would go with anything, madewell is the best!


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  5. Rach says:

    Those shorts look so good on you! I usually don’t go for denim shorts because I don’t think I look good in them, but omg I might try these outs!

    06.09.18 · Reply
  6. Mireia says:

    Such a cute and casual outfit!

    Mireia from TGL

    06.10.18 · Reply
  7. Hey girl! You are beautiful and the outfit is just for you! You were born for this kind of style ..haha! I liked your ring and I read this great article about
    “Rings for women” . You should check it out. xoxo

    06.12.18 · Reply