Allow us to present a fashion win-win: A summer staple so tried-and-true that it never goes out of style. We’re talking, friends, about classic high-waisted denim shorts.
Part of the trend’s longevity—they starting gaining popularity in the late 1960 and early ’70s— is due to its quintessential ease. Even a cutoff style can be dressed up with heels, or down with a vintage tee, and both manage to look sexy and definitively cool.
For inspiration on the countless ways to wear the trend, click through for blogger inspiration, then—once you’re good and inspired—shop a pair from our picks.
And, if you’re concerned you can’t pull this style off —trust— when done right, high-waisted styles can be universally flattering…more on that, right this way.