UPDATE: By now, your spring layers should be stored away at the back of your closet, making room for all your summer staples. We figured you might be looking for a little wardrobe inspo on this dreary Sunday, so we pulled this so-fun story out of the archives. This story was originally published on April 24.
During this in-between weather, we're cuddling up in scarves one minute, buying $4 umbrellas (and breaking them immediately) the next, and yes, even wearing shorts every once in a while. So, ever the optimists, we decided to take the reins on shorts season by claiming we're nearly there (we are)! And what better way to prove it than by rounding up 15 awesome printed alternatives to mix in with your old faithfuls? Obviously, floral denim is blooming brightly for spring, so why should your legs wilt for summer? Indeed, there's no better way to reintroduce your stems to the sun than by stepping it up with bottoms as eye-catching as your impending tan. Yes, we said tan. See? This is so much more fun than talking about rain boots.