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14 pairs of denim shorts you'll want to wear now the sun is out

Shop the new season denim shorts and nail casual-cool

Hollie Brotherton

Looking for new denim shorts for summer 2021? Whether you want high rise cutoffs or you're leaning towards an on-trend Bermuda style, we've found the best pairs available online now.

Let's face it - denim is arguably the most hardworking fabric in our wardrobe. Now the sun has finally come out, we're ready to bare our legs and denim shorts are an effortless piece we know will go with everything, but it's not always easy to find the perfect pair.

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Read on for our edit of the denim shorts we most want to be wearing this season.

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Levi's 501 Original denim shorts, £50, ASOS

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No summer wardrobe is complete without a pair of Levi's cut-offs and they don't get more classic than 501s.

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Hush denim shorts in washed black, £45, John Lewis

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The relaxed cut of Hush's denim shorts are the perfect pair for those who prefer something a little less fitted than traditional denim.

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Denim cutoff shorts, £17.99, H&M

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H&M's high-waisted, raw-edge hem denim shorts have a touch of stretch for a fit that's universally flattering.

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Devon denim shorts, £50, Boden

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This Boden pair is made from super comfortable stretchy cotton denim. Pre-washed with a slouchy fit, throw them on for a casual everyday look.

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Curve turn up hem denim shorts, £29.95, Karen Millen

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Available in sizes 18-24, Karen Millen's curve shorts look smarter than your average denim pair thanks to the indigo rinse. We love them for dressing up or down.

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Max mid rise relaxed denim shorts, £80, Reformation

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Slim fitting on the hips and relaxed on the legs, this on-trend Reformation pair can be styled in so many ways.

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Patch pocket denim shorts, £55, & Other Stories

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With duo patch pockets on the front and a slightly flared fit, this pair by & Other Stories will add something different to your denim collection.

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Levi's High Loose denim shorts, £55, Anthropologie

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High rise and loose-fitting, denim shorts don't come much more comfortable than this Levi's pair, which also go with anything.

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Frame Le Brigette frayed denim shorts, £185, Net-A-Porter

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We love this white distressed pair by Frame. Wear them with a linen shirt and chunky sandals this season.

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High Waist denim shorts, £185, Arket

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Available in off-white, light blue and black, Arket's high rise denim shorts are another of their perfect summer wardrobe staples.

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Denim cut-off shorts, £68, AllSaints

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Crafted from soft denim fabric, these classic cut-offs come in bleached black denim and are created using sustainable cotton.

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Denim Bermuda denim shorts, £159, Sandro

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This pair of Sandro Bermuda shorts look so stylish dressed up with a blazer for the office or after-work drinks.

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Pull-On denim shorts, £39.95, GAP

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Not ready to give up your elasticated waistbands just yet? We feel you. Go for this pair when you need something comfortable that's a bit smarter than athleisure.

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Belted high-waisted denim Mom shorts, £35, River Island

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River Island's denim Mom shorts have a loose fit and a paper bag waist for an ultra-flattering fit.

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