How to Wear Bermuda Shorts: 5 Outfit Ideas to Try This Summer

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If you’ve ever been intimidated by a pair of bermuda shorts, you are not alone! We know that bermuda shorts appear difficult to style, but we’re here to change your mind. In fact, Bermuda shorts are back IN this year. With the perfect styling, Bermudas are incredibly flattering and can be the cherry on top for a show-stopping summer outfit. 

So, what exactly are Bermuda shorts? Bermuda shorts are typically long shorts that fall just above the knee, with an inseam of around 10-12 inches. Traditionally Bermuda shorts were worn for business casual attire, but today they can be incorporated into work and street-style fashion trends. 

Bermudas can have a skin-hugging, tailored fit, or can be more loose for different looks. While Bermudas have a more modest fit with a high waist and long inseam, they can still create a flattering and fashionable outfit for any occasion.

Made with versatility and comfort in mind, Bermudas look amazing on any body (from curvy to petite)! Keep reading to learn how to wear Bermuda shorts to flatter your figure this summer.

1. Light Wash Bermuda Shorts + Soft Tank + Sneakers

Need an easy, casual summer outfit? Pair some light wash bermuda shorts with your go-to soft tank. Add some earrings for a bit of flare and throw on a pair of trendy white sneakers. Stretchy bermuda cutoffs are great for keeping your look simple, while also showing off your figure. 

Shop the look: Good American Denim Shorts | Boatneck Tank | 574 Sneaker

2. Flowy Blouse + Bermuda Cut Offs + Heel Sandals

Dress up your Bermuda outfit with a flowy blouse and a pair of heels! Sandals with a heel will help to elongate your legs and accentuate your calves. Tuck the blouse into your cutoffs or where as is for a great summer outfit. 

Whether you’re going to the farmer’s market or to dinner with your friends, this outfit will support you day to night!

Shop the look: Sophie Shorts | Riya Rafia Sandal | Cortney Split Neck Blouse

3. Black Denim Bermudas + Utility Jacket + Hoop Earrings

Black denim is in, and it matches with just about everything! Flaunt black denim bermudas on a date night, or while taking the dog for a walk. Pair with a utility jacket and a tank for a casual yet put-together look. Add some gold hoops to dress it up!

Shop the look: Good American Black Denim Shorts | Gina Utility Jacket | Celeste Earring Pack

4. Bermuda Cut Offs + Blazer + Lace Cami

Blazers don’t always have to be business casual! Wear a staple black blazer with a pair of lightly distressed bermuda cutoffs for a trendy and fashionable outfit. Layer the blazer with a simple lace cami, and add some layered necklaces if you need some bling! 

The best part about Bermudas is that they can easily be dressed up or down. Adding a blazer spices up your simple cutoffs instantly so that you can look your best! 

Shop the look: Citizens of Humanity Tamryn Shorts | Kiera Lace Trim Cami | Irene Blazer

5. Graphic Tee + White Bermuda Shorts + Neutral Sandals

Do you have that favorite graphic band tee hiding in your dresser that you don’t know how to style? Same. Pairing with some Bermudas might be the ticket! White denim cutoffs with raw hem can go a long way when it comes to making an effortless yet chic summer outfit. 

We recommend pairing your graphic tee outfit with some neutral sandals or slides and silver jewelry. This outfit is farmer’s market ready, just in time for the warm weather! 

Shop the look: Sophie Short | Dylan Tee | Jecca Sandals

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Bottom line is, you CAN wear Bermudas and look absolutely stunning! Need some more Bermuda short outfit inspo? Head to our lookbook to get insider styling tips for all of your fashion needs this summer.

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