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8 Trendy Tailored Shorts to Wear This Summer ...

By Sophia

Tailored shorts are a must have for summer. They’re great for working a casually polished look and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. Team your tailored shorts this season with anything from plain t-shirts to matching blazers. Whether you opt for a basic black pair or something printed and colourful, there are a variety of tailored shorts for you to choose from. Check out our list of tailored shorts to wear this summer.

1 Chambray Shorts

Chambray ShortsHigh waisted, tailored styles of shorts are great for pulling off a smart and sophisticated look this summer. Chambray tailored shorts are great alternative to your casual denim shorts. Team some tailored chambray shorts with a plain blouse, patent ballet flats, and a side bag for an effortlessly stylish summer look. These shorts are pretty pricey at $160 by Theory, but you can find more affordable styles at Modcloth, J.C. Penney, and Forever 21.

2 Striped Shorts

Striped ShortsStripes are everywhere this season. Show your stripes this summer in some cute striped shorts. Team them with a slouchy tee, tan sandals, and colourful bag for a cool nautical inspired look. These shorts by J.Crew will set you back around $65 and you can find similar striped shorts by Gap and Charlotte Russe.


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3 Tuxedo-style Shorts

Tuxedo-style ShortsTuxedo-style shorts are perfect for working a polished look this summer. Play up the tuxedo trend by teaming your shorts with smart lace-up shoes and a fitted blazer. Add some fun elements to your look with a colourful or printed top. These shorts from Modcloth come in at $49.99, which is a fraction of the cost of similar shorts by DKNY.

4 Contrast Tailored Shorts

Contrast Tailored ShortsIt’s not always about short shorts in summer. Longer, tailored shorts are great for working a smart casual look. These Topshop shorts come in a classic navy colour with a contrasting black waistband. Wear them with a tank top, statement necklace, compact side bag, and dressy shoes for a trendy summer look.

5 Polka Dot Shorts

Polka Dot ShortsPolka dots are another popular print this season. Whether you opt for monochrome black and white shorts or a more colourful style like these Paul & Joe shorts, you can’t go wrong with this playful print. Team your polka dot shorts with a plain top, flat sandals, and cat eye sunglasses for a chic summertime look.

6 Pastel Bermuda Shorts

Pastel Bermuda ShortsYou can’t go wrong with a bit of pastel action this season. Work a feminine look in some pastel shorts, a silky shirt, and neutral shoes. Add some quirky touches like floral embellished sunglasses to complete the look. These pastel shorts will set you back around $35 from Modcloth and you can find more pastel shorts at Forever 21 and ASOS.

7 Geometric Printed Shorts

Geometric Printed ShortsGeometric prints and patterns are big this season. Stay on-trend by choosing shorts that feature a cool geometric print. These Topshop shorts feature a quite subdued blue and white geometric print and could be dressed up with a white silk blouse and dressy heels. You can also find a range of geometric print shorts at ASOS and Urban Outfitters.

8 Floral Print Shorts

Floral Print ShortsYou can’t beat a good floral print for summer. Choose a pair of floral shorts in a tailored design so you can work a smart summer look. These Gucci floral shorts are extremely pricey at just under $800, but you can find way more affordable floral shorts at Gap and J.C. Penney.

These are just a few tailored shorts to get you through the summer. They’d make a versatile addition to any wardrobe. Which of these shorts do you like best? How would you style them for summer?

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