21 Most Flattering Jean Shorts for Nearly Every Body Type

We found the perfect pair of jean shorts for your body type, whether you're curvier, boxier or a plus-size queen — find out more

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Right now, we’re shopping for the ultimate pair of denim shorts for the summertime — but the search is easier said than done. We obviously want to give you the best possible recommendations, but jeans aren’t a one-pair-works-for-all situation — especially when it comes to denim shorts.

We decided to break down all of our favorite pairs into three general categories that will hopefully make your quest for genius jeans a little bit easier. Check them out below, and prepare to discover your new go-to!

21 Denim Shorts That Flatter Different Body Types

Straight Body Types

1. Our Absolute Favorite: These high-waisted shorts from Haola can make you look like you have a curvier figure by snatching the waist and showing off your legs!

2. We Also Love: We love the retro style of these high-waisted shorts from SweatyRocks, and their cut definitely works for boxier figures. 

3. We Also Love: These Lucky Brand mid-rise shorts are super simple and an excellent everyday wardrobe essential.

4. We Also Love: If you’re into white denim, these shorts from Daily Ritual are absolutely necessary!

5. We Also Love: The length of these denim Bermuda shorts from Lee is great to try if you have a boxier frame.

6. We Also Love: These retro Wrangler high-waisted cutoffs are a summertime must for shoppers!

7. We Also Love: If you have a thinner frame, these shorts from Billabong have an amazing fit that can do wonders for your shape!

Curvier Body Types

8. Our Absolute Favorite: These casual frayed luvamia shorts are giving so many curvy girls the confidence to show off their legs! 

9. We Also Love: These Govc jean shorts have a ton of stretch to them, so they won’t feel tight around your hips or thighs!

10. We Also Love: The paper-bag silhouette and looser fit of these shorts from Plaid&Plain can make your waist look smaller and create a slimmer figure!

11. We Also Love: These MODARANI shorts also have plenty of spandex in the fabric which makes them seriously comfortable to wear!

12. We Also Love: Shoppers say that these shorts from Foucome let your legs shine, but they cover up the backside perfectly so that you can feel comfortable and confident. 

13. We Also Love: These classic American Apparel high-waisted shorts will display your best assets in a gorgeous, flattering way!

14. We Also Love: According to reviewers, these denim shorts from onlypuff are approved for thicker thighs!

Plus Sizes

15. Our Absolute Favorite: These Allegrace denim shorts were specifically designed for plus-size figures, so you know that they’re bound to hug and flatter every single curve on your body!

16. We Also Love: The vintage-inspired look of these Govc shorts is perfection, and they reportedly fit a range of body types!

17. We Also Love: These Democracy Bermuda shorts were also designed for plus sizes, and they have a fit that can smooth out your frame!

18. We Also Love: These Levi’s shorts are available in both regular and plus sizes! Shoppers love their classic look and comfortable, stretchy fit.

19. We Also Love: We love the easygoing “boyfriend” fit of these denim shorts from Silver Jeans Co.!

20. We Also Love: These Riders by Lee cuffed jean shorts are a serious hit with so many reviewers!

21. We Also Love: Another pair of shorts that “fits like magic” for plus-size shoppers are these classic ones from WallFlower!

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This story originally appeared on: US Magazine - Author:Bernadette Deron

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