Printed, Patterned, Peppy Shorts For Summer

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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ASOS Bermuda Shorts, $30.44, available at ASOS.
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Indego Africa For Nicole Miller Shorts, $65, available at Nicole Miller.
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3.1 Phillip Lim Bermuda Shorts, $375, available at Shopbop.
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Daughters of the Liberation Sea Netlle Shorts, $88, available at Anthropologie.
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Carven High-Waisted Jacquard Shorts, $521, available at My Theresa.
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J.Crew Polka Dot Organza Short, $129.99, available at J.Crew.
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H&M Floral Shorts, $19.95, available at H&M.
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Rika Art Print Shorts, $219.52, available at Harvey Nichols.
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Madewell Rosette Panorama Shorts, $50, available at Madewell.
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Stella McCartney Ilda Driving Short, $125, available at Journelle.
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Topshop Co-Ord Geo Shorts, $70, available at Topshop.
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Opening Ceremony Scalloped Bermuda Shorts, $385, available at Opening Ceremony.
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Quiksilver Aloha Shorts, $54, available at Quiksilver.