8 Killer Denim Shorts You Can Rock Now (With Tights, of Course!)

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Dolce Vita Anouk Denim Star Short in Light Blue, $88, available at Revolve.
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Dolce Vita Anouk Denim Star Short in Light Blue, $88, available at Revolve.
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Thu, Mar 7, 2013 5:56 PM EST
By Lauren Caruso, Refinery29



If it were up to us, the weather would constantly hover around 78 degrees. It's a temperature cool enough to get some last-minute play out of our chunky sweaters, but not sweltering enough to make even the thinnest of tank tops seem like one layer too many.



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Unfortunately, we're stuck dealing with a chilly climate for a little while longer, but that doesn't mean we can't break out our favorite warm weather staple: denim shorts. Because the versatile basic is a sartorial no-brainer all-year round - wear 'em with tights and a sweater now, or top off a barelegged cutoffs look with a blazer to add structure - we rounded up 8 iterations that you can throw on right now.



From a too-cute black-and-white polka-dot pair to a breezy, floral option, click through for our top denim short picks!



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