font loading for Top nav


If there’s one piece you can rely on to see you through every season, it’s a great denim shirt. Here’s how to style yours for summer, whether you’re jetting off abroad or enjoying summer in the city

Layer with a dress

We’ve all learned the stylists’ trick of wearing a roll neck under a dress, but what about layering a shirt over it? For a fashion-forward, feminine look, try wearing a denim shirt buttoned up over a midi dress, leaving the cuffs and collar to peek through. If you want to add definition at the waist, buckle up with skinny belt, then accessorise with simple sandals.

Get the shirt


You’ll wear it for seasons to come
Try it with an ultra-versatile skinny belt
Go wild for western style this summer
Step ahead in comfy flatform sandals

Pair with shorts

The temperature is soaring and your legs are hankering for some sun; now is the time to team your denim shirt with a pair of high-waisted shorts. The perfect outfit for a chic beach resort or city sightseeing day, this look is equal parts practical and stylish. Pop on a pair of flat, metallic sandals to finish the outfit.

Shop shorts


These are your shortcut to summer style
Wrap your feet in gold – they deserve it
Protect your skin with a classic fedora
Give the shell jewellery trend a go

Try double denim

Don’t try to fight it – the double denim trend is back, and it’s a great way to style your shirt for summer. Follow our golden rules for denim-on-denim action and you can’t go wrong. One key tip is to balance your proportions: a slim-fitting denim shirt with wide-leg jeans works well. Team with snakeskin accessories for a sizzling summer look.

Shop jeans


Wide-leg is a cool alternative to skinny
Bag your animal-print must-have
The prettiest studs for summer sparkle
Stay relaxed but chic with wedges

Words: Sophie Hines / Styling: Lauren T Franks / Hair: Ben Cook / Make-up: Karina Constantine
Model: Victoria Tuaz at Elite

Trending stories

Style Advice
Five flat shoes you need
Get summer-ready
Blogger Edit
Danielle Vanier does dresses
See the looks
Editor’s Pick
Your workwear update
Easy, breezy style
Trend Alert
The utility jacket
Get it quick