The ultimate holiday essential
Words by Lexxi Davis
We all have our favourite pair of denim cut offs. But we always seem to be searching for that ultimate pair of best denim shorts. They are the first thing you put on your holiday packing list and the one item you wear endlessly on your travels.
It works with your favourite tee, over a bikini or swimsuit and of course with your favourite summer tops. (We’re obsessed with frilled cotton blouses RN). Finishing with the next big summer shoe trend.
So it’s only natural to want to own more than just one trusty pair. If you’re looking for your forever pair that will last through every season, try New Look’s dark distressed style that are so classic, they’ll go with everything.
If your wardrobe is already full of denim and you want a new season update, opt for stitched styles like Free People’s sun, moon and stars shorts – perfect for festival dressing. Or Next’s bright embroidered hotpants.
While the true blue styles are the ultimate staple, you can’t go wrong with a trusty black pair either. Embrace your inner rocker with Topshop’s ripped boyfriend shorts, wear with wide net fishnets, heeled boots, band tee and belt for a look that is very Saint Laurent.
If it’s more label than look you’re after, then invest in Saint Laurent’s cool striped style. The pair that we can see teamed with an oversized white shirt and straw hat on a tropical island…
While shorts are pretty limited to the summer months, we’ve also compiled the best denim skirts to buy, to take you through summer season and beyond.
So grab your shorts early, because come summer, the best styles will likely sell out.
There’s nothing that says sunshine dressing more than stripes and this pair from Saint Laurent will be your no.1 holiday packing essential.
For the best in vintage styles, go to GAP. We love their 1969 range and this white washed pair are top on our wish list.
Our top budget buy. A simple distressed style that you can wear with anything.
If you love your denim loose, you'll be living in this boyfriend fit pair from Topshop come summer.
This cute scalloped edge style would look great paired with a simple cotton top and some studded sliders.
One for the bohemian babes. This dreamy pair is embroidered with the sun, moon and stars. A festival favourite.
A dark wash blue with roll up hems are the classic style you should already own. If not, this budget pair are a steal at under at tenner.
This season’s embroidery is all about he bright colours. Next’s subtle style make for a perfect holiday pair.
If short shorts aren’t for you, Mango’s cool distressed style are the perfect summer pick.
A true summer staple. Throw on a rock tee and you’re good to go.