Celebrity Style

Dress Up Your Shorts With These Chic Tips

If sweltering midsummer days have left you craving ways to dress up your shorts, Summer 2015’s celebrity style should offer the perfect inspiration! With the season of bare legs calling for tanned skin on display, fashion-forward Hollywood beauties like Victoria Justice, Taylor Swift and Jamie Chung have all embraced the look of chic yet wearable shorts. Here are our top three ways to update your own pair this summer, for a polished upgrade from your usual hot pants paired with a cotton tank top.

Victoria Justice Out Early In LA

1) Style your denim cut-offs with a sleek blouse and metallic ankle booties: Brunette bombshell Victoria Justice looks gorgeous in her distressed light wash denim shorts paired with a flowing white top. In true fashionista style, the 22-year-old actress styled her ensemble with a quilted Chanel purse in a vibrant dark pink hue. Meanwhile, her snazzy booties bring structure and style to the everyday look. Try an inspired outfit to add class and elegance to your grunge inspired, faded cut-offs this season.

Jamie Chung Seen Wearing DL 1961 Fringe Shorts While Unloading Groceries

2) Accessorize your black fringed shorts with a crisp denim shirt and chunky heels: With both denim shirts and fringed shorts topping our list of summertime essentials, 32-year-old Sin City: A Dame to Kill For actress Jamie Chung is a trendsetting sight in this outfit. The edgy fringe accents on her black denim DL1961 shorts help to bring her preppy, understated shirt to life. As finishing touches, her animal print cat eye sunglasses and chunky white mules wrap up her look.

Taylor Swift Leaving her Apartment with Gigi Hadid

3) Pair high-waisted shorts with a classic striped top and contrasting bag: For a casual approach to the season’s high-waisted shorts, a cotton top and a leather handbag in a bold hue can bring your style to a new level. Taylor Swift keeps her fitted black shorts looking polished, with a cropped Breton striped shirt and a contrasting mustard yellow bag. We are also liking the statuesque Bad Blood songstress’ wingtip sunglasses, which lend a distinctly vintage feel to the basic shorts and classic tee.

Photos: Startraks 

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