Versatile summer outfits that look more complicated than they really are start with an arsenal of interesting bottoms. Specifically, shorts. Whether spotted, striped, or splashed in all-over print, a good patterned pair of shorts will make every plain, white tank look like the best white tank, ever, and your beat-up summer sandals look positively inspired.
This is the no-brainer way to make an impact, and all it takes is putting on a pair of shorts in the morning — seriously, so easy. Click through to check out our favorite printed pairs and get your own summer shorts game on point!
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Indego Africa For Nicole Miller Shorts, $65, available at Nicole Miller.
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H&M Floral Shorts, $19.95, available at H&M.
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Quiksilver Aloha Shorts, $54, available at Quiksilver.