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The Denim Shorts Fit Guide

Denim: our favourite D word.

Written by Georgia Chappell

May 18, 2021

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Find your ultimate fit with the Missguided denim shorts fit guide. Our latest drop features mom shorts, long cut off styles and belted fits. It’s officially leg day every day.

Whether you are staycationing or dreaming of better days ahead, discover denim shorts for every event in your calendar. Swap out your jeans and a nice top for something a little more summery.

Missguided denim shorts

Discover your perfect pair, with new Boyfriend shorts, ruffle hem detailing and classic 90s inspired styles.

EXTREME RIP HEM MOM SHORT

  • High waisted fit
  • Rigid denim
  • 5 pocket
  • Extreme rip hem finish
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Channel effortless 90s with the Rip Hem Mom Shorts shorts. These ripped denim shorts are available in three colours. With a frayed hem and 5 pockets, you can throw on a pair of high waisted Mom shorts with a casual tee or fitted bodysuit for an easy go-to outfit. 

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LONG LENGTH BOYFRIEND SHORT

  • High waisted
  • Rigid denim 
  • 5 pocket 
  • Fits very loose on the leg
  • Hits just above the knee
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Boyfriend jeans are in, and so are boyfriend shorts. This casual longer length goes well with a pair of chunky grandad sandals and a baggy oversized tee. It’s the off-duty summer staple you have been searching for.

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DOUBLE BUTTON MOM SHORT

  • High waisted
  • Double button waist band
  • Rigid denim
  • 5 pocket
  • Clean hem finish
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Nothing says Hot Girl Summer like a pair of denim hot pants. These short shorts are the cheeky pair you have been searching for. Team with a scarf top and a pair of trainers for an effortless Summer day look. They also feature wide belt loop detailing and clean hem finish.

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Pleated waist shorts

  • Paper bag pleated high waist
  • Rigid denim
  • 5 pockets
  • Loose fit on the leg
  • Roll hem finish
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The pleat waistband shorts are a relaxed fit around the leg and feature a turn up hem. Throw them on with a pair of trainers and a cami crop top for a casual daywear outfit. The cinched elasticated waist is flattering on any body type.

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RECYCLED FLOATY DENIM SHORT

  • High waisted fit
  • Rigid denim
  • 5 pocket
  • Wide fit across the leg
  • Raw hem finish
  • Floaty fit
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Looking to add a bit of flair to your summer wardrobe? We got you. These wide leg floaty shorts work well with a floral crop top and a pair of strappy flat sandals. Add a detailed belt and a pair of statement sunglasses.

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RECYCLED RUFFLE RAW HEM DENIM SHORT

  • High waisted
  • Rigid denim
  • 5 pocket
  • Fits loose on the leg
  • Double ruffle detail at hem
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Add a little detailing to your denim. These ruffle style shorts are available in a range of colours and instantly elevate your ‘shorts and a nice top’ outfit. Easy to style and versatile for casual and dressy moments, they are a summer staple for every warm weather wardrobe.

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RECYCLED HIGH WAISTED RIPPED MOM FIT SHORT

  • High waisted
  • Rigid recycled denim
  • 5 pocket
  • Rip hem finish
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These are THE staple shorts for your summer wardrobe. From beach to bar, they will go with all the nice tops in your wardrobe. Team with a blazer, bikini top or an oversized white shirt. Available in a range of washes and colours.

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LONG LENGTH MOM SHORT

  • High waisted
  • Rigid denim
  • 5 pocket
  • Fits loose on the leg
  • Finishes mid thigh
  • Clean hem finish
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These 90s inspired shorts are slimmer fitting than the boyfriend style, but still provide a slouchy effect. Straight leg with a loose finish on the leg, they are a summer alternative to your staple mom jeans.

LONG LENGTH MOM SHORT
LONG LENGTH MOM SHORT

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RECYCLED SHARK BITE MOM SHORT

  • High waisted fit
  • Rigid denim
  • 5 pocket
  • Super Extreme shred distress
  • Exposed pocket bags
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Embrace the distressed look, with our extreme sharkbite shorts. They feature extreme rips and exposed pockets for a more authentic vintage feel. Team with a bralet or bikini top, for a pair of Summer staples that will take you from beach to bar effortlessly.

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