The World Cup starts this Thursday, so that means lots of men in shorts on our TV screens. But shorts are not confined to the football pitch, tennis court or any other sporting arena. This summer, shorts are having a fashion moment.
Short shorts, denim shorts, city shorts long shorts, glitzy evening shorts. They’re acceptable for almost every occasion – from a night out to a wedding, to an afternoon at the beach. Here are a whole load of our favourite shorts for all occasions this summer
Pull on a pair of shortsover your nbinki or swimsuit and you’re ready to head to the bar. Opt for light fabrics, drawstring waists for ease and comfort.
Clockwise, from top left: Beach, £25, Butterfly by Matthew Williamson @ Debenhams, pink, £29.99, Superdry, pink tropical print, £7.99, H&M, blue tropical shirts, £9.99, black and white print, £14.99, both New Look
Shorts are a great alternative to skirts for a col and elegant city look. Great for work, or daytime lunch meetings, or a wedding. Keep your city shorts a longer length.
Simple, short shorts. Perfect for showing off those pins, and all you need on a holiday this summer. Keep colours bright, floral patterns are great, as are this season’s pastels.
Get your shorts out for evening with luxurious embellished styles – think embroidery, embellishment, leather-look and textured fabrics.
Long shorts are great if you;re not that confident abiout your upper legs. Keep them loose and comfortable for super summer style.
Denim shorts are brilliant for summer – great at festivals, at parties, night and day. There are tons of styles to choose from. Shop around and find your perfect fit.