10 Shorts Worth Buying This Summer

From staples like Champion mesh shorts to embroidered options from designers like Bode, here are our picks for some of the best shorts to buy this summer.

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Summer is officially here, which means it’s crucial that you have a go-to pair of shorts (or multiple) in your outfit rotation. 

Yes, we know. Plenty of people sacrifice their body temperature and try to play it cool all in the name of getting a fit off. But let’s be real. You’re hot as hell underneath that heavyweight hoodie and sturdy pair of cargos. 

It’s time to embrace it. Get yourself some shorts. We promise you’ll wish you started wearing them sooner. Whether you’re an avid shorts wearer already or not, we decided to do some of the searching for you. Here are 10 pairs of stylish shorts we think are perfect for the summertime. 

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Outdoor Voices RecTrek Shorts

Levi’s 412 Denim Shorts

Adsum Black Trail Shorts

Wales Bonner x Adidas Originals Edition Shorts

Eric Emanuel Shorts

Uniqlo Swim Active Shorts

Carhartt WIP Cole Organic Cotton Moraga Twill Cargo Shorts

New Balance Made in USA Core Short

Champion Long Mesh Shorts

Bode Winter Garden Rugby Short

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