The Little Denim Short That Could.

 

I’ve been wearing denim shorts during the Summer now for years. As a teen, it was always paired with tee shirts or tank tops. Now, It’s become a piece that I dress up for evenings out with a sequins or satin top and heels, lunch casual with a blazer and tee or coverup for my bathing suits when I go to the beach with my daughter.

I truly hope I never get tired of my Levis cutoffs or listen to a fashion guru if they say they are not on trend. I do believe I would be crushed if I ever hear my beloved shorts are not on trend but I would be the lone soul rocking them though! Let’s take a peek at some ways that I wore my denim shorts this Summer.

 

List of Ways I Wear My Denim Shorts:

The Paparazzi White Fence

I’m sure you recognize the Paparazzi White Fence. The Ivy is the perfect spot for star gazing. When we dined her for lunch the Rev Jesse Jackson was also lunching outdoors.

Did I mention that I had an amazing meal t The Ivy on Robertson Blvd?

Did I mention that I had an amazing meal at The Ivy on Robertson Blvd?

Amazing fried fish, shrimp, calamari and scallops. I couldn't ask for anything more...

Amazing fried fish, shrimp, calamari and scallops. I couldn’t ask for anything more…

Black Blazer and Tee

But we are talking about my Summer staple, the denim short, right? So on we go….Here it is paired with the black blazer and tee.

Beach Essential.

It was also a beach and pool essential.

Coverup for When Laying Poolside.

It is the best coverup when laying poolside.

A loose tank and a fedora for grocery shopping.

A loose tank and a fedora for grocery shopping.

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What are Your Summer Hair Essentials?

Summertime is upon us and not only are our clothes more cool and carefree, so is our hair! My styles range from free flowing curls to high buns. Me, like most, have some products that are always in my hair stash and others change along with the styles that I choose to wear.

When I’m doing loose and carefree curls I opt for a curl cream or a curl custard. I opt for a “wash and go” or a “braid out” to achieve curly styles.

This is a "wash and go". To keep curls defined I apply a custard or curl cream after I wash and condition my hair.

This is a “wash and go”. To keep curls defined I apply a custard or curl cream after I wash and condition my hair.

A curl custard like this one from Pantene does the job for free flowing curls or an up do. The Eco Gel is every curly girl's must have for keeping stray hairs at bay.

A curl custard like this one from Pantene does the job for free flowing curls or an up do. The Eco Gel is every curly girl’s must have for keeping stray hairs at bay.

A great shampoo is essential for ridding your hair of products without having a drying effect. This Cantu shampoo does just that. The Carol's Daughter Hair Mimosa is a staple for me. I gives my hair sheen and moisturizes without being extra greasy. Remember, dry hair breaks! The LottaBody Edge Control keeps these edges in check.

A great shampoo is essential for ridding your hair of products without having a drying effect. This Cantu shampoo does just that. The Carol’s Daughter Hair Mimosa is a staple for me. I gives my hair sheen and moisturizes without being extra greasy. Remember, dry hair breaks! The LottaBody Edge Control keeps these edges in check.

Finding the right products to keep your hair protected and cute in the Summer sun is Just as important as your denim shorts and flip flops.

Finding the right products to keep your hair protected and cute in the Summer sun is Just as important as your denim shorts and flip flops.

 

 

Cookout Cutie! No fail outfits that keeps you cute and comfy at any cookout.

A maxi dress seems to always be appropriate for making any girl look pulled together without much effort. This is a gem that can be found at Forever21. The stripes are on trend but classic so you can keep it in your closet for some time. http://www.forever21.com

Striped cutout maxi dress from Forever21. This is under $25, casual and sexy at the same time.

Striped cutout maxi dress from Forever21. This is under $25, casual and sexy at the same time.

Say yes to flower power! Florals are perfect for Spring while welcoming to Summer. The short hem is flattering if you have longer gams to show off or muscular ones that you’ve created this Winter at the gym. http://www.forever21.com.

This short floral dress goes great with a denim shirt or a denim vest.

This short floral dress goes great with a denim shirt or a denim vest.

Denim NEVER fails! When in doubt, just grab your favorite jean shorts. Overalls have made a comeback. You remember them from the 80s. You probably thought you’d never go back there but its ok to take an 80s leap. http://www.express.com.

Denim will never steer you wrong. Try a par of short shorts or overalls.

Denim will never steer you wrong. Try a par of short shorts or overalls.

Did you know that Adam Levine does a collab with Kmart? Yeah, me neither. It is worth checking out! The looks are easy breezy and you can dress yourself and your beau for that cookout in super cool clothes for an even cooler price. http://www.kmart.com.

Try this kimono paired with a whimsy tee shirt for a laid back look.

Try this kimono paired with a whimsy tee shirt for a laid back look.