We get it: It's hard to get excited about shorts. Especially when you've got a handful of pairs in rotation all summer long. Still, there's a way to breathe life into these warm-weather basics. Whether you're lengthening the hemline or pairing jean cutoffs with corporate pieces, wearing shorts doesn't have to feel like a major yawn. In fact, we've dug up 11 fresh ways to style them — from the office to the (dare we say it?) club. You go, shorty.

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