How To Wear Sophisticated Shorts This Summer

Classy shorts steal the show this summer - find a pair you could wear to all occasions


LOOSE-FITTING: Team wide-legged shorts with an elegant blouse for a relaxed feel. Karen Walker shorts $375.

SEQUINS: For a glamorous option, go for shorts with a bit of sparkle. Matching jacket optional. Juliette Hogan shorts $599.

SHORT SUIT: Wear flattering tailored shorts with a a matching tailored jacket, perfect for heading back to the office. Wynn Hamlyn shorts $299.

PLEATS: For a touch of Parisian chic, try culottes with flowing pleats. A.P.C shorts, about $490, from

FLORAL: Don't be afraid to try shorts for evening - look for fun prints and interesting details. Zimmermann shorts, about $620, from Forward.

LACE: Team a leather jacket and pumps with lace hemmed shorts for a sophisticated take on the trend. ASOS shorts, about $50.

DRAWSTRING: For a casual outfit, try cotton tracksuit shorts with interesting details like an extended waistband. The Upside shorts, about $130, from

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