STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Much More Than Your Classic Daisy Dukes

Denim cut-offs are the iconic staple piece of summer. These shorts known as “Daisy Dukes” have been in the fashion scene forever. They simple never go out of style and revamp themselves again and again each year. You can keep the style of them relaxed and dressed down, or dress them up with a simple change. They range from all types of washes and colors nowadays, and can be distressed or not. A pair of cut-offs are a piece that everyone needs in their wardrobe.

When I think of this trend I don’t just think of the classic cutoffs and a simple white T-shirt, I think of the versatility that these shorts have. They are simply that perfect pair of jeans that everyone has just in shorts form. They can be styled to fit everyones personal taste.

This Fashionista gives one example of just this. The way she chose to style her cutoffs was to give them a more boho vibe. She paired her medium-washed cut-offs with a loose flowing top that had a mixture of colors ranging from oranges, reds and browns. For accessories, she added a simple cross body and a pair of brown Birkenstocks. For her hair she kept it simple with a top knot. The look let the shorts stand out and show how versatile they really are. By adding the patterned top it added the necessary pop that the outfit needed.

What is your STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK? “What I try to focus on when creating an outfit with cutoffs is find something that ties the whole look together, whether it be a statement piece of jewelry or a patterned top find that added touch to make your look.”