4 Perfect Summer Shorts Outfits

Why, hello there! You've successfully prepped your legs for their big debut, and now it's time to figure out what to show 'em off in. A hot pair of summer shorts is a no-brainer to celebrate the first real day of hot weather. Though, if your brain's already a little sun-fried and need of some inspiration, we've got four Perfect Outfits featuring shorts of all ilks. Check out how these ladies did up their shorts, and learn how to get the look with picks of our own.
An all-beige outfit doesn't have to have a lick of grown-up demureness. The textures and whimsy of this outfit have been on our brain since spotting this chica at Coachella.
Above, from left: Betseyville Kat's Eye Flap, $56, available at Zappos ; Boutique 9 Hatbox Boot, $120, available at Nine West; 3.1 Phillip Lim Fringed Wool-blend Shorts, $312.50, available at Net-A-Porter; Mickey Mouse Burnout Racerback Tank, $34.50, available at The Disney Store; SSM Leather Hair On Concho Belt, $169.95, available at Shoes 'N Belts.
Photo by Piera Gelardi.
A black and white striped shirt during the summer is like our bread and butter. Make it pop with a pair of colorful, tailored shorts.
Above, from left: Dolce Vita Hunter Shorts, $154, available at Shopbop; Bass Hanna Loafer, $79, available at Endless; Nardelli Medium Leather Bag, $69, available at Yoox; QSW The Charmer Top, $44, available at Quiksilver.
Photo by Mr. Newton.
If the weather allows, a high-waisted pair of leather shorts can be beautiful. Pair it with a lightweight crop top and nude-colored shoes.
Above, from left: Alternative Apparel Burnout Crop Tee, $44, available at Alternative Apparel; Tibi Black Leather Shorts, $175.50, available at Bloomingdales; ModCloth Back To The Future Bag, $79.99, available at ModCloth; Clarks Desert Boot, $94.99, available at Clarks; Kenneth Jay Lane Roman Necklace, $89.95, available at Pre-A-Beaute.
Photo by Piera Gelardi.
Dress up a pair of cutoffs with a modern cowboy boot, a wide-brimmed hat, and a menswear-style belt. Loose-fit T-shirts can be comfortable yet flattering. Choose one that starts out slim on top and flares out on the bottom.
Above, from left: Vince Cropped Tee, $88, available at Barneys New York; Mayser Black Wool Felt Hat, $75, available at Stylebop; Gap Boyfriend Belt, $29.99, available at Gap; American Eagle Ripped Midi Cutoff Short, $29.95, available at American Eagle; Rag and Bone Strapped Suede Booties, $450, available at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Photo by Piera Gelardi.

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