8 pairs of the best denim shorts to add to your wardrobe

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Stradivarius finished hem denim mom shorts, $36.00
Everyone needs denim shorts in their summer wardrobe. Credit: ASOS

Denim shorts are a staple of any summer wardrobe. Their styles and colours might change, but they never go out of fashion. 

This year, the trend is simply whatever you like; with so many lengths and shapes to choose from, there's a pair for every occasion. Here's a round up some of this season's best:

Dr Denim Nora Shorts, $79.95

This Swedish brand has delivered denim shorts that anyone can wear. In a light blue vintage wash, they have a raw hem and a high waistband. In a non-stretch rigid cotton, they're great at flattering you in the right places. 

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Dr Denim Nora Shorts, $79.95
Dr Denim Nora Shorts, $79.95. Credit: The Iconic

Glassons Distressed Slouchy Denim Short, $39.99

Go full Daisy Duke in this super short cut-offs. Slouchy but short, they have a low waist, a very short leg and ripped detailing that shows pockets at the bottom of the shorts. They're part of the Glassons Planet Conscious range which means they're made from organically grown cotton.

Glassons Distressed Slouchy Denim Short, $39.99

ABrand A Claudia Cut Off Shorts Bleached Stone Rip, $109.95

Made from cotton, these ABrand shorts are great if you don't want anything too short. In a vintage light blue with a raw hem, they have a high waist and a slim leg to give a skinny jean look. Comfy but cool they're great with white sneakers.

ABrand A Claudia Cut Off Shorts Bleached Stone Rip, $109.95

Stradivarius finished hem denim mom shorts, $36.00

Keep it comfy in these mid-rise wide legged shorts from Spanish brand Stradivarius. With a loose cut on the leg, but a regular fit around the waist they're great with a cropped shirt and chunky flats.

Stradivarius finished hem denim mom shorts, $36.00

Whistles bermuda shorts in acid light wash denim, $138.00

Get your nineties vibe on with these denim Bermuda shorts from well known UK label Whistles. High-rise and long legged, they're a super relaxed fit that look great paired with a bikini top or short tee. Made from a soft premium denim, they wash brilliantly, getting softer each time you wear them. 

Whistles bermuda shorts in acid light wash denim, $138.00

Ripe Maternity, Bailey Denim Short, $89.95

Just because you're pregnant doesn't mean you shouldn't have some denim shorts in your wardrobe. These super soft stretchy shorts can sit under or over your bump, depending on what stage of pregnancy you're in. They have an elasticated waistband, and a drawstring so you can adjust them accordingly. 

Ripe Maternity, Bailey Denim Short, $89.95

Cotton On High Mom Denim Short, $27.99

This classic style will last for years and look good with anything. These denim shorts have a high-rise waist, a seamed hem which can be left as it is, or folded up. They have a button and fly closure, and are made from rigid denim for a more structured look. They come in several colours, including black, stonewash and a light vintage blue.

Cotton On High Mom Denim Short, $27.99

Ksubi Brooklyn Short Stella Slashed, $219.95

Up the glam factor with these classic mid-blue denims. With a mid-rise waist, and raw cut hems that finish just about the knee, they have front and back thigh slashes to add a bit of edge. Perfect with heels for a day to evening look, they'll be a summer favourite. 

Ksubi Brooklyn Short Stella Slashed, $219.95

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