Be bare legged and brave this summer. As the temperature climbs, invest in denim shorts – the hardest working item in your summer wardrobe. Try pretty in print for a picnic, rock classic cut-offs for a grunge-y look, and add embellishment for the evenings.

1. Giraffe Print Hotpants in Bleach Stone, £35 at Topshop

2. 50s Pin Up Shorts in Dark Indigo, £35 at Oasis

3. Citizens of Humanity Chloe Printed Shorts in Marigold, £74.99 at

4. Reclaimed Vintage Levi’s Denim Shorts with Slashing, £40.00 at ASOS

5. Embellished Shorts in Black, £28 at Dorothy Perkins

 Veebs Sabharwal

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