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This summer outfit ‘mistake’ is cool again – 8 looks to prove it

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Before I dive in I wanna put it out there I think fashion “rules” are stupid and outdated. We’ve all gotten past the point of letting someone else’s opinion dictate what we wear or don’t wear because, well, the style is so personal. That being said, I’m sure you can think of a few fashion mistakes you’ve been warned about before, whether it’s wearing white after Labor Day or mixing gold and silver jewelry. An arbitrary style mistake that has managed to stick with me for years is wearing shorts, especially denim shorts, with boots.

I can’t tell you where I first read this tidbit, but it’s been in the back of my mind for years now, and I think it’s finally time to get rid of it for good. . I am not alone here. Fashion people style their shorts with high and mid-calf boots more than ever this summer, and they are putting the last nail in the coffin of this “mistake” outfit. Coming up, check out all the cool outfits with shorts with boots that are off the gram right now and get inspired to dive into the combo yourself.

When Dua Lipa posted this look on her Instagram, I immediately took note of the Daisy Dukes fashion details like the cropped shorts, tall western boots and, ahem, the Miu Miu gingham jacket.

Buy the look:

Miu Miu Logo patch gingham jacket ($ 2370)

Madewell Curvy Perfect Denim Shorts in Baylis Wash ($ 50)

Aila Blue Olivia bikini top ($ 86)

Jeffrey campbell Finn western boots ($ 348)

All saints Western leather belt ($ 78)

I’m in that low-key summer vibe with one of the wardrobe staples everyone loves, a relaxed button-down shirt. The addition of western boots makes the simple formula really pop.

Buy the look:

Astyle Button-down blouse ($ 24)

Zara Mom Fit Roller Shorts ($ 36)

Isabel funny Duerto suede western boots ($ 754)

Mango Small round bag ($ 26)

Sozzrc Hair clips ($ 8)

Your favorite fall and winter knee-high boots are also worth some summer airtime. Wear them with relaxed shorts for a cool outfit.

Buy the look:

H&M Shirt jacket with zip on the front ($ 35)

Reformation Nashville shorts ($ 68)

Schutz Valy high boots ($ 238)

Coperni Mini zipper bag ($ 530)

Vehla Dixie Sunglasses in Honey Tort / Graphite ($ 160)

Denim shorts often look casual, but those sleek knee-high boots and all-black palette look so high.

Buy the look:

Opened it Square cropped t-shirt ($ 19)

Denim Pistola Loretta Bermuda ($ 118)

Wandering shoemakers Hedda high boots ($ 240)

Butaby Rectangular sunglasses ($ 13)

Chachi Jetsetter Necklace ($ 87)

I realize suggesting you wear cowboy boots in the heat of summer is a radical thought, but you can’t look at this outfit and tell me another pair of shoes would be better.

Buy the look:

Lisa says Gah Frankie Cotton Set ($ 139)

Charles-Albert Modern Embroidered Western Cowboy Boots ($ 35)

Urban outfitters Rectangular translucent ash sunglasses ($ 16)

Notte Boboli pearl necklace ($ 122)

Western boots are an unexpected way to liven up a relaxed denim-shorts-shorts-and-shirt combo.

Buy the look:

Re / Done Classic Little Angel T-shirt ($ 135)

Agolde Dee Short in Carillons ($ 128)

Way Boots Western Robin Boot ($ 475)

If everyone’s favorite It girl Devon Carlson is supportive of the outfit, you know it’s only a matter of time until more people follow suit.

Buy the look:

PA Ribbed crop tank top ($ 10)

Levi’s 501 Frayed Hem Denim Shorts ($ 70)

Jeffrey campbell Western knee high boots ($ 295)

FROM AFAR Baby Cush Cyclamen Snake Print Bag ($ 474)

Urban outfitters Tabitha rectangular metal sunglasses ($ 18)

While traditional western boots in neutral tones are quite timeless, funky color combinations are quickly becoming a favored style among fashion people, and this fun shorts outfit is proof of that.

Buy the look:

Adidas RYV 3 Stripe Ripstop Track Jacket ($ 60)

Strong sensations Koko shorts ($ 85)

Toral Western Sun Burst Boots ($ 435)

Urban outfitters Coors baseball cap ($ 29)

Then, see the 7 summer items I’m throwing for a wardrobe sparkle and 7 I add.

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