That basic in your closet is more versatile than you think—here's how to wear Bermuda shorts for any occasion.

By Flavia Nunez
Updated July 01, 2019
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How to Style Bermuda Shorts: Tank and Jacket
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1 Start with the shorts and...add a tank and utilitarian jacket

Bring texture to simple navy shorts with a crochet top, espadrilles, and a straw hat for a low-key daytime outfit.

How to Style Bermuda Shorts: Blazer
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2 ...Add a blazer

Shorts can be office appropriate when combined with a crisp white shirt and a tailored blazer. Try bright, walkable heeled sandals for a colorful twist.

How to Style Bermuda Shorts: Clutch and Blouse
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3 ...Add a clutch and a pretty top

A flowy blouse with interesting details, like ruffles and a side bow, dresses up the summertime staple for a night out. Complete the feminine look with a layered necklace and a shiny clutch.