White (and Off-White) Denim Shorts Destined to Become Seasonal Staples
There’s no question that denim shorts are summer essentials. Whether you prefer cutoffs, distressed pairs or Bermudas, all the silhouettes naturally suit the season. But this year we’re mixing things up. How? By favoring white denim shorts.
Thankfully, there are lots to choose from. Just to be clear, “white” also means “off-white.” So anything labeled ecru, ivory, cream and even beige is acceptable. FYI: They all count as neutrals. Which opens up the field a bit. Although it’s important to keep in mind that those white shorts may not look as bright IRL as they do on your screen. The reverse may also be true.
Like their classic blue denim cousins, these starker takes come in many forms. If you’re still willing to ride out the Miu Miu-backed micro trend, you can go the short shorts route. Baggy jeans more your (current) style? Pick up more loose-fitting versions.
Prices can certainly vary. There actually are a few designer options. Think Valentino and Isabel Marant. Of course, you don’t have to drop designer dollars. You can score some stellar pairs for under $40. That way you can wear a different one every single day of the week.
Keep reading to see the coolest white denim shorts of the season.
The Frankie Shop Mae Denim Shorts in White, $99 at The Frankie Shop
BDG A-Line Cutoff Denim Short in Ivory, $59 at Urban Outfitters
Lisa Says Gah Evan Short in White/Tulips, $118.50 at Lisa Says Gah
Zara High Rise Shorts in White, $39.90 at Zara
Mango Straight Denim Shorts in White, $45.99 at Mango
Diesel Denim Short Shorts, $96 at Farfetch
Valentino Cotton Denim Mini Shorts W/Belt, $780 at Luisa Via Roma
AGOLDE Criss Cross Asymmetric Denim Shorts, $221 at mytheresa.com
& Other Stories Patch Pocket Denim Shorts, $69 at & Other Stories
GRLFRND Jules Distressed Denim Shorts, $160 at Net-a-Porter
COS Relaxed-Fit Denim Shorts in Off-White, $69 at COS
Isabel Marant Naesqui Denim Shorts, $179 at Intermix
Reformation High-Rise Denim Shorts, $109 at Farfetch
Zara Mom Fit Denim Shorts in Ecru, $35.90 at Zara
R13 Marky Drop Shorts, $395 at Shopbop
Frame Le Hardy Denim Shorts, $192 at mytheresa.com
Good American Good ‘90s Short, $109 at Good American
RE/DONE 70s Pocket Shorts, $270 at Luisa Via Roma
Zara Buttoned Paperbag Baggy Denim Shorts in White, $39.90 at Zara
Madewell The Perfect Jean Short in Vintage Canvas Wash, $39.99 at Madewell