Not all shorts are created equal — from frayed-hem cutoffs to embellished stud pockets, shorts run the gamut. But these sleek celeb-inspired renditions prove an easy way to take your Summer wares from casual-cool to office-appropriate to cocktail-ready. Olivia Palermo dressed up her tailored black shorts with a two-toned tuxedo blazer and her go-to blue Manolos, showing off a more sophisticated shorts style. Meanwhile, Revenge starlet Ashley Madekwe inspired our own workweek wardrobe with her red Willow tweed shorts suit, Whitney Port put a lacy spin on her off-duty ensemble, and Alexa Chung kept it sweet and simple with the help of a high-waisted silhouette and metal cap-toe flats. With this star-studded inspiration at the ready, we've got seven ways and seven days' worth of chic Summer short outfits. Click through now to see and shop the look.
7 Days, 7 Ways: Celebs Take On the Chic Summer Short