If the idea of short shorts fills you with dread, but you still want to partake in summer’s favored pant, seek comfort in the Bermuda. While in the past you might have been reluctant to wear these knee-length shorts, this season’s turnout is anything but frumpy. Seek guidance from the spring runway and style with feminine or edgy accents. While solid colors, preferably in darker tones, work best for the office, playful prints and denim-styled shorts are great options for more casual settings. As for the most flattering pairs, look for a slim-cut design that tapers down your leg that you can pair with feminine tops like a peplum and high heels.
Keep cool without looking frumpy or under-dressed in these sleek black shorts. White colorblocking adds a chic element without overwhelming or looking too trendy.
Give your closet a taste of the islands by adding this bright persimmon twill pair. Keep them looking fresh by pairing them with neutrals and bright whites.
Exposed front zippers give slim-cut shorts modern appeal and a sophisticated touch. Give them a nautical feel by paring them with jute wedges and a Breton striped top.
These fitted Bermuda shorts are perfect for the denim lover. Because of the material, stick to a casual look by pairing it with pretty silk camisoles and flat sandals.
The Utilitarian Pair
A fitted silhouette keeps utilitarian pockets from looking sloppy. Avoid anything busy or oversized in favor of fitted and solid for a more polished combination.
Get in a playful mood by wearing these lightweight silk shorts. Playful illustrations like palm trees and yachts make these light pink shorts the ideal vacation separate.
Fashion Forward Appeal
Equal parts athletic, thanks to a drawstring waistband, and trendy, cue the vibrant neon print, these fashion-forward knee-length shorts will enliven just about any outfit.
Kick Back Casually
Whoever said comfy wasn't a stylish option, didn't meet these super-cool, raw-hemmed sweatshorts. To give them a more grown-up attitude, pair them with a tucked in sheer silky tank and super high heels.