here are some pieces that garner skepticism mainly because it’s tricky to pull them off the right way. As a result, these pieces are often sidelined in many closets, and never see the light of day. One of such pieces is the Bermuda shorts. If you feel this way about Bermuda shorts, then you may not be so pleased to hear that these chic shorts are here to stay. Rather than curl up in fashion sadness, how about you learn some genius ways to slay in them?

In this article, you’ll be learning some handy ways to take your relationship with Bermuda shorts from “urgh! I can’t,” to “I could totally wear this every day.” Whether fitted or loose, this item can be worked to suit your needs and activities. The modern cuts are a bit shorter than the traditional Bermuda shorts and also easier to style. However, the trick question remains: how do you style Bermuda shorts?

Style experts point to the unique structure of this short as the major reason many style them wrongly. Unlike pants that offer the luxury of versatility and bum shorts that give a good reason to flaunt your killer legs in summer, Bermuda shorts are neither here nor there. Add to that the fact that they cut off your legs mid-way and you’re left scratching your head in disbelief wondering why you made the purchase in the first place. But fret not. It’s not impossible to style.

The general consensus is to leverage the tailored structure of Bermuda shorts to your advantage by incorporating them into an ensemble that fits a theme. For instance, if you opt for a fitted pair, you can play up the elevated casual vibe with rich prints corporate shirt nicely finished with barely-there heeled sandals. On the other hand, loose shorts may require that you major on their laid-back feel by pairing them with a casual blouse. 

Check out 5 genius ways to rock Bermuda shorts like a true style star…

#1. Bermuda shorts with a button-down shirt

These shorts are street-style friendly so you can easily throw them on with a classic button-down shirt. Depending on the look you’re aiming for, you can either wear them with flats, trainers, sandals, or stilettos. There’s really no wrong way to style them.


#2. Style Bermuda shorts in a color frenzy

The more colors, the merrier. Style your Bermuda shorts into an unexpected color spectacle this summer. You can go simple with a tucked-in camisole and chiffon blouse, or go edgy in a statement-colored blouse. If you choose the latter route, ensure your shorts don’t have any extra details to avoid being too busy. Remember, you want the attention to be on your carefully devised color parade.


#3. Bermuda shorts with a blazer

Take your outfit from casual to boss lady in an instant with a blazer. It’s so easy and transforming you’d wonder why you didn’t think of it sooner. You can play around with monochrome takes for a more coordinated look, however, do ensure to keep your accessory game in check. By incorporating the right accessories into this ensemble, you can take this look further on the style charts.


#4. Coordinate with Bermuda shorts

Co-ords are here to stay, so why not get your Bermuda shorts in a matching set? Think about how you’ll have no need to wonder what you’ll wear when you opt for a co-ord set.


#5. Bermuda shorts and turtleneck

Whichever type of Bermuda shorts you have, you can wear them right with a turtleneck. This is especially stylish on petite girls as this look is sure to make you look taller. That is not to say that this wouldn’t suit tall girls, of course, it would! Slay away.

There you have it, no piece is really so bad if you can put your individual feel to it. Bermuda shorts are pretty classy against popular opinion.

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