A good pair of denim shorts is an absolute essential for summer, but your old denim cutoffs aren’t going to cut it this season. Everyone from Elizabeth & James and Michael Kors to Forever 21 and ASOS is making studded and embellished jeans shorts for spring and summer, which means a blinged out pair must be on your summer shopping list.
How to wear the rock star staple? Try tucking in a white tee shirt and adding a pair of white Keds for daytime errands and brunch, or throw on wedges, a bright blazer, and a statement necklace for nighttime. Shop our favorite studded denim shorts in the slideshow.