8 Denim Shorts We Love

Summer has finally arrived, which means that it’s time to trade in the yoga pants for a breezy pair of denim shorts, aka: jorts. This warm weather essential is the perfect item for that effortlessly “put together” summer look we all strive for.  No matter what your style, a pair of cotton denim shorts is a versatile piece that fits perfectly in everyone’s closet, budget and can flatter any body type.

Do your outfits need a little flair? These denim pieces give an extra touch to make your look stand out with a pop of color or a subtle crochet. Whether your style is festival chic or city streets, denim shorts are a classic staple, and this is the perfect time to try some of the trend renditions of this timeless piece.

Don’t forget to check the tag to be sure your denim is at least 98% cotton for the perfect fit and a promise to last all summer long!

Have a favorite denim trend of your own? Check out our favorites below and share your own on Instagram. Tag us @DiscoverCotton and use the hashtag #CottonFavorites!).


Comfy, stretchy cotton in a natural ecru hue makes these shorts pretty much the ultimate summer short.

J. Crew

Denim Short


Shake up the class denim short by going for a great color (like this pair of dusty rose).


Denim Mom Short


These one of a kind shorts give off that travel-friendly feel. Rock with a cotton blouse for your new summer uniform.


Embroidered Vintage Jean Shorts


Clean side pockets and a streamlined silhouette accentuate the polished vibe of lace-up shorts made from supersoft cotton denim.

Rag & Bone

Lace-Up Denim Shorts


Short shorts with cutoff hems read vintage Americana in faded and distressed denim peppered with pale paisleys.

Lucky Brand

'The Cutoff' Paisley Denim Shorts


The original jean shorts with a slight taper. The 501® CT Shorts sit below your waist with a straight relaxed fit through the hip and slim tapered leg, cuffed for style.


501® CT Shorts


Get tropical with these patch worked denim shorts, perfect for when you want to brighten up your outfit.


Patch work Denim Shorts


Wide-leg chambray shorts with delicate pinstripes are shaped with a pair of subtle pleats for a laid-back fit with Americana charm.

The Fifth Label

Chambray Pinstripe Shorts


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