13 New Ways to Wear Shorts This Season

Zara
Alexander McQueen
Capri Season
McQ Alexander McQueen
The Pairing
Maeve
Dad Look
Superhero Couture
Zara
ASOS
Go Navy
Sports Fan
Dundas


Zara

Fluorscent Bike Shorts, $25.90 at Zara

The neon trend is at its peak, and it works amazingly well with darker solid colors in formal silhouettes. Bike shorts paired with an oversized business blazer is the perfect way to sport the spring trend.

Alexander McQueen

Striped Wool Shorts, $1,045 at Net-a-Porter

An impeccably tailored peplum suit can add a playful dimension to your tailored shorts. The stylish, tapered cut keeps the look classic.

Capri Season

Capri shorts are the ultimate in comfort and they allow for experimentation with color trends and accents. An ensemble featuring capri shorts and an undone white shirt can look chic with the right accessories.

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McQ Alexander McQueen

Flaming Delilah Shorts, $395 at McQ Alexander McQueen

Breathable pleated shorts are the most versatile business casual trend. We love this effortless, resort-inspired look that teams a pair of roomy shorts with an equally relaxed waist-tie island shirt.

The Pairing

Yes, teaming your denim cutoffs with a fairy tale sheer skirt will give you major street style cred overnight.

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Maeve

Carolina Floral Shorts, $78 at Anthropologie

The simplest way to channel spring and summer is by opting for super breezy and flowy shorts. A vividly printed floral piece can be paired with anything basic on top.

Dad Look

Solid bike shorts with a Hawaiian-style shirt is the vacation look we’ve all secretly always wanted to steal from dads on holiday.

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Superhero Couture

We love how the draping looks in this leather cape and denim shorts combo. The drama of the cape is balanced with the relaxed vibe of the cutoffs.

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Zara

Banana Print Shorts, $39.90 at Zara

You can’t go wrong with a pair of high-waisted shorts with a cropped shirt — especially in this to-die-for print.

ASOS

Design Curve Culotte Shorts, $16 at ASOS

Instead of a fitted shirt or a tight bodycon top, opt for a breezier options with your shorts, like a tie-up kimono-sleeved shirt.

Go Navy

This sweeping long shirt with navy shorts makes for an unusually polished ensemble.

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Sports Fan

The rise of athleisure has only given us more ways to wear comfortable clothes outside of the actual gym. A skimpy bodysuit and a pair of breathable shorts make for an oh-so-fresh take.

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Dundas

Stretch-Lace Shorts, $670 at Net-a-Porter

We love lacy shorts, especially with fierce statement tops to balance them out. This pair of sheer lace shorts tones down the drama of the camo- and leather-printed sequin mini dress, making it look much chicer.

After a long winter (and a few false starts to spring), shorts season is finally here. And as much as we love good ol’ cutoffs with a semi-tucked shirt, this summer we’re giving a serious business-y boost to our shorts.

Extra-roomy, breathable shorts in interesting lengths are taking over Instagram. From flared, pleated shorts to flowy asymmetrical numbers to Bermuda shorts, comfort seems to be the top priority. The street style set, as usual, is pacing the game. Both street stylers and retailers are all about pushing the envelope in the quirky shorts department, and we’re taking notes.

[ Next: Retire Your Short-Shorts for the Bermuda Variety This Spring ]

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