Today, I am going to talk about some that you may sometimes consider replacing your denim shorts with. The slightly more elegant than denim shorts item that I am going to talk about is the dress shorts, which include a very broad range of shorts. Generally speaking, these dress shorts are mainly chinos that comes in the form of either mini shorts or knee length shorts. For those of you who like to wear shorts to work, if you think the denim shorts are a little informal, the dress shorts is a very good option. Let me now show you some really nice dress shorts outfit ideas that I have collected.
White Blazer with Checkered Dress Shorts & Strappy Heeled Sandals
To kick start this list of simple and smart looking outfit ideas, I am starting off with a cool and chic black and white semi-formal outfit. To form this outfit, you can wear a white blazer with a black tee for the top. Pair them with a pair of black and white checkered dress shorts. Wear a pair of black strappy heeled sandals to wrap up this amazing look.
White Short Blazer with Grey Sweater & Mini Dress Shorts
To form this smart looking and refreshing business casual look, you can wear a white casual short blazer over a grey fitted boat neck knit sweater. Pair them with a pair of white mini dress shorts to make you legs look extra long and slim. Wear pink pointed toe heels and a black clutch bag to complete the outfit elegantly.
Black Scoop Neck Sleeveless Tank Top with Yellow Dress Shorts
To form this cheerful and minimal look, you can wear a black tank top with a pair of lemon yellow knee length dress pants. For the shoes, wear a pair of black ankle strap open toe heels to make yourself look tall and lean. This is a very nice outfit that you can wear for casual friends’ gathering.
White Sleeveless Mock Neck Chiffon Blouse with Silver Sequin Mini Shorts
For those of you who are looking for a nice cocktail party outfit, you can wear a white chiffon sleeveless blouse with a shiny silver sequin mini dress shorts. For the shoes, wear a pair of pink strappy open toe heels. Add a blush pink leather clutch bag into the mix to look more ladylike.
White Relaxed Fit Short Sleeve Wrap Top with Mini Green Dress Shorts
This is a very minimal and slightly artistic outfit that can make you stand out from the crowd in a natural way. For the top, you can wear a white relaxed fit wrap top and pair it with a pair of green mini dress shorts. Pair them with nude sandals and a white felt hat to look more refreshing and artistic.
Black and White Striped T Shirt with Shocking Pink Relaxed Fit Dress Shorts
To achieve this ladylike and breezy look, for the top, wear a black and white striped short sleeve t shirt. Pair it with a pair of pink knee length dress pants. The pink color can easily make you look attractive and approachable. Finally, wear a pair of royal blue and pink color block heels to look slightly more eye catching.
White Short Sleeve Collar Blouse with Matching Flowy Shorts
This is a very artistic and elegant outfit that you may want to try. For the top, wear a white short sleeve rounded collar blouse over a white short sleeve lace top to form some beautiful layers. Wear a pair of white flowy mini dress shorts. Wear bronze sandals to wrap up the look with a shiny touch.
Pink Blouse with Silver Sequin Dress Shorts
To look shiny and eye catching, here is an amazing outfit that you may want to try. For the top, you can wear a pale pink chiffon long sleeve relaxed fit blouse. Pair it with a pair of silver sequin mini shorts. For the shoes, wear a pair of white sandals to make this outfit look more refreshing and natural.
Navy Blue and White Striped Long Sleeve Tee with Denim Jacket
This is a very cute looking outfit that can make you look extra approachable. For the top, wear a navy blue and white striped tee with a blue washed denim boyfriend jacket. Pair them with a pair white lace mini dress shorts. For the shoes, wear a pair of blue and white sneakers to complete the outfit.
Blue Denim Jacket with White V Neck Tank Top & Light Grey Shorts
To form this casual and stylish layered outfit, you can wear a white v neck t shirt with a blue denim jacket. Pair them with a pair of light grey mini dress shorts. Pair them with a pair of black slide sandals to complete this outfit. If you want to wear a bag with this outfit, a black leather backpack would work pretty well.
White and Black Polka Dot Button Up Shirt & Long Dress Shorts
This is a very classic and beautiful way to style a pair of typical dress shorts. In this case, a pair of black knee length chinos is paired with a white and black polka dot button up shirt. You can pair them with a pair of black ankle strap open toe heels to complete the outfit in a clean and stylish way.
White and Blue Floral Printed Chiffon Top with Matching High Rise Shorts
To look refreshing and ladylike, you can wear a blue and white floral printed chiffon mock neck sleeveless blouse with a pair of matching mini dress shorts. For the shoes, wear a pair of white heeled sandals to look refreshing and lean.
Black Short Blazer with Mini High Rise Dress Shorts
This is a pretty unique layered outfit. For the top, wear a black fitted short blazer with a grey and white button up shirt. Pair them with a pair of black mini belted dress shorts. Wear black ballet heels to wrap up the look elegantly.
Here are the dress shorts outfit ideas that can make you look stylish, elegant and youthful at the same time. They are some good alternatives to your dress pants and denim shorts outfits.