Monday, 13 January 2020

Two Ways To Wear White Bermuda Denim Shorts: Weekday Wear Linkup!

Wearing some new-to-me shorts for today's Weekday Wear link up! I wore these after Christmas in two different ways, bright and colourful with some new Christmas presents I got, and sticking to a monochrome black and white outfit for the second time I wore them.

I was hunting in the opshops in December for a Christmas tree skirt, and having no luck I browsed some of the other racks. I was so surprised to see these white Bermuda denim shorts in my size for just $6, so of course I got them! It's rare to find denim in my size, and I'd been thinking about white shorts for a while. With two dogs at home and two toddler boys I'm still not sure white shorts are the wisest choice, but for $6 I was willing to give it a try.

What I wore:

Cotton On Alana Wanderlust kimono in floral mood indigo with raspberry deep v tee and white bermuda denim shorts | awayfromblue

Rebecca Minkoff MAB Camera Bag in almond | awayfromtheblue

awayfromtheblue Instagram | white bermuda denim shorts outfit with blue kimono pink tee mum style
JacketCotton On Alana Wanderlust kimono in floral mood indigo
Necklace: Colette marble and gold pendant drop long necklace
TeeCotton On deep v tee in washed dessert rose
Shorts: thrifted Emerson white Bermuda denim shorts (new purchase)
Shoesslim navy and pink Havaianas
BagRebecca Minkoff MAB Camera Bag in almond

Why I wore it:

After a relaxing boxing day at home, we needed to get a few more groceries. We always go through bread so quickly after Christmas, making sandwiches with all the leftover ham and chicken! I convinced hubby that we should head to our local Westfield to maybe checkout the sales as well as getting more groceries.

It was a good excuse to wear some of my new Christmas presents too! I love the way this raspberry tee works with the blue kimono, and the necklace was the perfect accessory. I stuck with the neutral white Bermuda shorts and tan Rebecca Minkoff MAB camera bag to balance out all the colour.

I didn't buy too much in the sales, but did pick up a couple of things at Jeanswest as it was buy one get one free on all the sale pieces. I was also thrilled to keep these shorts free of spills or grubby toddler hands or fluffy paws! A successful stain-free first wear!

Last worn: Havaianas, Rebecca Minkoff MAB camera bag. The shorts were a new purchase and the kimono, tee, and necklace were Christmas presents.

Other ways to wearRebecca Minkoff MAB camera bag and orange cami.

What I Got For Christmas: Balenciaga Bag Reveal

What I wore:

monochrome black stripe tank with white bermuda denim shorts tortoiseshell accessories straw bag | away from blue

Amerii medium sling round rattan bag in black with white bermuda shorts | away from the blue

awayfromtheblue Instagram | monochrome black white striped tank bermuda denim shorts outfit with straw bag
Earrings: Colette statement tortoise shell acrylic oval drop earrings
Necklace: Colette tortoise shell acrylic disc tassel necklace
TankAtmos & Here Oregon stripe tank
Shorts: thrifted Emerson white Bermuda denim shorts
Shoesblack slim Havaianas thongs
Bag: Amerii medium sling rattan bag in black (c/o)

Why I wore it:

The next time I wore these white shorts I kept it simple and monochromatic with the black striped tank. Even picked a little black bag as well, this Amerii straw circle bag was perfect. The fun tortoise shell necklace has matching earrings too and I thought the print would be a cute touch with the striped tank. It's a shame that the earrings don't show up so well against my hair in the pictures though! I liked the matchy-matchy with them and the necklace.

Did a little bit of shopping (and checked out the Kmart clearance sale) while hubby was running errands. We also finally managed to watch Love Actually while the kids were at kindy! We'd been watching a lot of Christmas movies and family movies over the break so I never felt like staying up late to watch a grown up movie once the kids were in bed. It's my favourite movie though and so perfect for Christmas time, even if we did watch it a little late!

Last worn: striped tank, Bermuda denim shorts (above), Havaianas, straw circle bag. First time I've worn the earrings and necklace as they are Christmas presents.

Other ways to wear: striped tank and purple jeans, straw circle bag and maxi skirt.

White Bermuda Denim Shorts Under $50:

How You Can Wear It:

White shorts are a great outfit base for anything - they work well with prints and you can also go all out wearing bright colours on top as they are a wonderful neutral to accompany lots of colour.

Weekday Wear Linkup #53

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  1. Wow you thrifted those shorts? You're so lucky! :)

  2. I love shorts! I dont have white but i need to buy for a summer :)

  3. Shorts look fab Mica, would not have thought they were thrifted! Loving your cute little bag. Hope you have a wonderful week darling.


  4. Cute summer style that I could totally wear myself right now since FL has decided not to have winter this year! It's been so warm I wore shorts yesterday. Ugh!!!
    Love your new bag - the color is so unique. The leather looks incredibly soft!

  5. Well done on keeping your white shorts clean with dogs and little ones. Many thanks for hosting , have a good week.

  6. These shorts look great on you, Mica! One trick I learned with wearing white with 2 young boys is to put it on and forget that I am wearing it! Also, kimonos are great because they can cover up any spots of dirt that you may attract throughout the day. Now if I could figure out how to style Bermuda shorts so they look this cute on me!


  7. i love these bags you have! very nice outfits :)

  8. love the both ways you styled bermuda shorts. You wear them well! They are both lovely shorts. I also like how you accessorized with pretty bags. Both the black and the brown mini bag are so chic. You look lovely in both outfits. Have a great week ahead.

  9. White anything is very rare in my wardrobe now that I have kids too. It is just impossible to keep clean!

  10. Such great summer looks! I love that black bag.

  11. Oh how I long to wear summer clothes again!! You've styled them so well x

  12. Those white bermuda shorts are so cute on you! What a great find! Love the first outfit with the pretty kimono!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

  13. I love how you combined peachy-orange tee with blue kimono, it is stunning ensemble. And the second outfit is incredible :) You look beautiful!
    Lots of love ♥ January Girl

  14. Love bermuda shorts! So casual, and comfortable.


  15. Great find on those $6 denim shorts! White bottoms can be fussy but they really do go with a lot. Loving your striped tank too- always a classic!

  16. White denim shorts are on my list for this summer: they are so versatile and I miss not being able to wear my white jeans when it is too hot. I really like the black and white outfit. And I don't know why my pics keep going sideways when I link up to your posts, lol!

  17. That kimono is gorgeous!!

  18. Those shorts where a great find and they look fantastic on you! Loving them styled both ways! And such pretty necklaces too!
    Ellibelle's Corner

  19. Bermuda shorts are seriously so comfy! I'm not much of a shorts kinda gal, so longer shorts and skirts are always my go-to if I have to wear them! Love how you styled them!

    Ashlee |

  20. Hi Mica!
    Bermuda shorts are big this year and I think we will be seing them everywhere! You are so ahead of your time! The ways you styled them are awesome and very practical at the same time! I also love this black rattan bag. I have one on my wishlist for a quite some time now! I hope you'll have a great week!


  21. Great style in both looks, Mica! My favorite is the first one. Hope 2020 is getting off to a great start for you. :)

  22. Hi Mica
    those denim shorts was a bargain!! and you look really cool with those!!
    Hope it rains in Australia I'm praying for that!!

  23. How cute are those bermuda shorts :)

  24. I LOVE that camera bag!! A good kimono is the best for layering in the warm temps.

  25. Oh I love it the second outfit the top is reall cute

  26. These are the perfect bermuda shorts to keep on wear all sumemr long!!!
    Love the pairing with the kimono, but even with the straw bag... today is a draw, both outfits look really stylish and fresh! ^^

  27. Those white bermuda shorts look great on you, and will surely be a summer staple in years to come. And you're right, you can't go wrong if you only spent $ 6 on them! My favourite styling is the first one with the raspberry tee and blue kimono! Wishing you a great week ahead, Mica! xxx

  28. Ooh I love the shorts- they're so versatile aren't they?! I need to pick some of these up before summer in the UK!
    Soph - x

  29. Lovely casual outfits the shorts are so versatile! I love the camera bag in your first outfit too! x


  30. Love your Bermuda shorts, Mica I think they are essential item for our Australian summer. The raspberry tea is a very nice gift and looks lovely next to the white shorts. The beauty about white clothes is that you can always bleach it without ruining the coluor

  31. I love this comfy look! Perfect for summer indeed, friend!
    xoxo, Vanessa

  32. Ah the last post I read was all about stying in the snow, and now shorts lol. Both looks are super fun and casual and love the straw Amerri bag. Yes I watched Love Actually it was pretty good. I just got finished binging "YOU"

    Oh love this, thanks for posting!

    Allie of

  33. You can't beat that $6 price tag especially for such a classic and versatile wardrobe staple that you will be able to wear on many occasions.

  34. Super cute. Love the addition of the kimono in the first one and the black bag in the second.

  35. What a beautiful way to wear bermudas. Thank you for sharing!!


  36. I love the white shorts, and just remember, bleach is a good thing, haha!!

  37. I think white shorts are easier to keep clean than white pants just because there is less material to spill on! Haha! But in all seriousness, those shorts are a great deal! You will get lots of wear with them!

  38. I am not ready to think about shorts yet but you sure are rocking yours!! Great fit and great length. Kept hearing about Boxing Day but didn't know the origin of that holiday so looked it up!! Such fun.
    You have the cutest bags. Of course, the Balenciaga is gorgeous but I think that little camera bag and the black bag are darling, too!! I need to up my purse game. Never really think much about them and they can make such a difference.

  39. Awesome find on the white short. I brought some last year from the gap but never wore them.

  40. Those shorts are such a great find! I love them with the color but also with the classic black and white. That tortoiseshell necklace is so pretty!

  41. I used to have a great pair of white denim long shorts, very similar to these that I loved, but yes, of course, they got stained! Have a great week, Mica!

  42. What a great deal on a versatile pair of shorts, there is no way that you could pass up that deal! =) They look so good styled with your kimono!

    I hope you are having a fabulous week so far!


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  43. How lucky you are that it's shorts weather—I am freezing up here in California! Hope you are staying safe with the wildfires and get some much-needed rain!
    Cheryl Shops |

  44. Huray for bermudas! I am ready for them! But the weather isn t over here! Lol. Love the black bag too!

  45. Love your new bag. It's perfect! Can't wait to see the way you style it.
    I really enjoy wearing white... white jeans are my fave.

  46. The shorts are super cute:) Looking fab as always. And love the Balenciaga bag! Stunning indeed and love the colour to boot.
    PS Love Actually is such an awesome movie.:)

  47. I love that bermudas are back! Such a great short option that you can even wear at the office!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  48. These shorts look really lovely on you! I have never really tried white shorts before but I would definitely try!

    Have a good week! :)

    Amy x Wandering Everywhere

  49. I love those white bermuda shorts. I am a huge thrifter, and am dying for the coming summer. Mainly because I started thrifting jeans that Im planning on making into bermuda shorts. I love cutting, ripping, and I even bring out my sander to get the perfect distressed look.

    Love thexglitterbox

  50. It is so interesting to see you in shorts while in my country is winter :-D I like how you style it with cardigan. Have a nice week.

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  51. Wow your B bag is stunning! great minds think alike. I sent a link from the realreal to my hubby last year and I got my Prada bag. Great prices and I love the color!
    Your outfit is adorable, I like the shorter blue kimono with your shorts.
    thanks for linking!
    jess xx

  52. This black and white look is super cute. My favorite color combo probably. Thank you for sharing this style with My Red Carpet.



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