Denim shorts are the all-American summer style staple, but it's halfway through the season, and we've already found ourselves a little sick of our same ol' pairs. However, the versatility of the denim cutoff makes it kind of an essential part of our summer wardrobes -- we can't just ditch it for something else! The solution? Fresh, new pairs of denim shorts, preferably with a few unexpected twists. Maybe it's a pair of off-white cutoffs with frayed hems, or a pair of Bermudas, but whatever your poison, we've probably found a new style you'll like.

Click through the gallery for 7 inspiring ways to wear denim shorts.

Photo credit: Luella & June