6.02.2014

a week of summer shorts + shoes pairings. highest heels.

school's out, summer's here!

on the weekends, i live in my denim shorts. hitting the beach, pool, or park at some point in our day is a given, and the last thing i want to worry about is getting nice clothes dirty or looking like a wrinkled mess after the beach...which is why i always resort to denim.

but it's likely that i'll also meet up with friends or family for lunch, shopping, drinks, or coffee, and i always have trouble finding the right shoes for dressing up my denim shorts. i'm kicking summer off with a week of shorts + shoes pairings for outfits that can take you from beach to wherever in the summer.

i love wearing heels, but pairing them with shorts can be tricky. i have a general rule which is the higher the heels, the longer the shorts. these knee-length DIY denim cut-offs are my faves when i want to wear my highest heels. they are fitted and cut off at the skinniest point on my legs. i balanced them out with this over-sized boyfriend shirt that doubles as the perfect beach cover-up.

what is your summer uniform?

i kicked off the weekend helping out at a golf tournament serving drinks at the 10th hole. it was a beautiful day, the sun was out, it was hot...it definitely felt like summer. 
holding mini-she in the palm of my hand.
impromptu stop in waikiki for a dip at the beach...followed by iced coffee, slurpees, and chocolate chip cookies. 
(gilly hicks top; gucci bag; ellie shoes via i love Sexy;
pray for peace denim; amazon sunglasses)

shop the look:



you can also:
pair long shorts with wedges.

22 comments:

  1. Perfect summer look, I love it.
    fashionfascinate.blogspot.com

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  2. Great look for a summers day.

    X x

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  3. The higher the heels the longer the shorts...i never knew this but it makes perfect sense!!! More classy less tart right?

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  4. I never made that correlation between heel height and shorts-length but it makes sense. Thanks for the tip.

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  5. my summer uniform so far this year has been skirts and dresses.

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    1. skirts and dresses definitely work for summer, too!

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  6. love the bermuda shorts with the slingback heels! your legs look fantastic!
    www.lettersimpromptu.blogspot.com

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  7. That top looks so stylish and comfy! I need something like that for the days I want a more relaxed look! Get your drink on! lol I am all ready for patio weather here in Toronto! I just got back from Spain and Italy and I was drinking sangria like there was no tomorrow! LOL

    -Erica

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    1. yum...sangria! i went thru a phase...delish!

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  8. Love your long shorts, and they look great with heels.

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  9. Lovely summer shorts !!!!!!!!! fantastic !


    Kisses


    http://www.thetrendysurfer.com/

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  10. That length is hard to pull off! You can wear ANYTHING! Looks great Becks!
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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    1. it is a hard length to wear...the fit will make a huge difference. thanks, kim!

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