The Ultimate Guide To Summer Shorts

Wearing shorts is the most obvious fashion solution for being comfortable when the mercury soars.  But not everyone loves shorts.  Luckily this season there are so many different cuts, styles and silhouettes that you’re guaranteed to find at least one (or two or three) pairs that should call your closet home.

Jogging Short

Jogging short is the best investment! Pair with a matching shirt for a chic but casual look. Adding a pair of  trendy sunglasses or layering necklaces is an easy way to elevate a sweater.

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TKEES jogger short | TKEES longsleeve tee  | Jenny Bird chain necklace | Jenny Bird chain pendant | Jenny Bird chain necklace | Topshop, Hudson’s Bay sunglasses | Massimo Dutti sneaker

From the rack:

Roots sweatshort | Sense of Independence tie dye short

Printed Short

We all have a million styles of basic t-shirts and tanks, so why not add a printed short to elevate those t-shirts and tanks. These high-waisted chiffon shorts do just the trick. Bonus points for adding the matching kimono.

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Andrea Iyamah printed short | Andrea Iyamah printed robe | Babaton Aritzia bodysuit | Topshop, Hudson’s Bay sunglasses | Zara handbag | l’intervalle sandal

From the rack:

Zara pineapple print short | Leith, Nordstrom tie waist floral short

Biker Short

The biker short trend just won’t quit (thank Kim K.) For the perfect cropped look, start with an oversized t-shirt. Gather the excess fabric in the back and tie into a knot, and tuck the knot under. Complete the off-duty model look by adding an oversized blazer.

how to wear shorts

Aritzia bike short | All Saints t-shirt | Wilfred, Aritzia blazer | CoutuKitsch earring | Biko collar necklace | Topshop, Hudson’s Bay sunglasses | Topshop, Hudson’s Bay crossbody bag |Adidas sneaker

From the rack:

Selfish Swimwear tropical print bike short | Penningtons bike short | Old Navy bike short | Tendu Active bike short

Long Short

Tall girls rejoice! The long short trend is here to save the day. I’ve added a neutral crop top to have a little hint of skin showing and then a cream coloured, boyfriend-style blazer.

how to wear shorts

Look one: Gap bermuda short | Babaton, Aritzia knit top | Wilfred, Aritzia blazer | CoutuKitsch chain | Topshop, Hudson’s Bay sunglasses | Zara bucket bag | Zara heeled sandal

Look two: Gap bermuda short | Zara poplin shirt | Biko collar necklace |  Zara mesh shoe | Zara mini bag

From the rack:

Zara textured short | Zara denim short

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