In 2015, the fashion universe collectively decided that denim shorts are not that bad, ending jorts’ run as one of the most ridiculed items in any wardrobe.
Fashionista festival-goers have accepted them into their bohemian uniform. Hipsters have made them ironic. Meanwhile, city dwellers, with their breezy tops and canvas kicks, have reminded us why we fell in love with denim in the first place: It is effortlessly cool.
Street photography by Marcy Swingle