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ALL IN THE DETAILS: Deeply Distressed

Summer is so close that I can practically taste it! The warm weather is officially here to stay. As long as the days become longer and the temperatures continue to rise, the hemlines on our pants will also continue to rise in response to the change. I don’t know about you, but I feel like it is about time! I was getting tired of the cold, and I don’t want to see another snowflake for a very long time.

This Fashionisto’s distressed shorts complement the beautiful weather perfectly. Denim shorts are a classic summer staple. When you add a couple rips to a pair of denim shorts, they instantly look vintage. This Fashionisto’s distressed shorts are eye-catching, and they definitely make his outfit pop. It would only take a quick glance at this Fashionisto in order for your attention to immediately be drawn to his shorts. His shorts are so prominent due to the fact that everything else that he is wearing is mostly white. His whole outfit reminds me of Lana Del Rey’s song “Blue Jeans.” Although his look didn’t quite make my eyes burn, it did successfully grab my attention.

Denim shorts will probably never go out of style. They look good on everyone, and they pretty much go everything. Since denim shorts are popular, there are numerous styles out there that will suite everyone’s needs. Whether you are looking for a light wash, acid-washed or distressed pair of shorts like this Fashionisto, denim shorts are a must-have this season. If you are really into the distressed look, you can go bold with a rugged pair of distressed shorts. These shorts are more edgy and have more of a rocker look. They are more distressed, but the rips are not over the top. When you are wearing ripped shorts, you don’t want to leave the house looking like you just lost a battle with your washing machine. You want to find a happy medium with distressed shorts.

This Fashionisto completed his ensemble with a red Supreme baseball cap, a white T-shirt, a pair of graphic tie-dye socks and white Nike sneakers.

How To: Not sure how to pull off distressed denim shorts? The key is to keep the other items of apparel simple. If you want to look edgy, don’t over do it. Try wearing a bright printed top or following this Fashionisto’s lead by wearing tie dye socks. Just make sure you aren’t taking the attention away from your shorts.