How to find the perfect pair of shorts this summer

Often dismissed as the unruly fashion child thanks to the denim cut-off, shorts are a major player this season. As seen on the runways of The Row to Saint Laurent, designers are re-discovering the charm of shorts. Versatility is their style power. From knee-length to the biker there is one to suit all, writes Paula Burns
How to find the perfect pair of shorts this summer

Often dismissed as the unruly fashion child thanks to the denim cut-off, shorts are a major player this season. As seen on the runways of The Row to Saint Laurent, designers are re-discovering the charm of shorts. Versatility is their style power. From knee-length to the biker there is one to suit all, writes Paula Burns

Scandi Style: 

Take a style note from the Danes on how to pull off cool short summer style at Baum und Pferdgarten.

Bright Spark: 

Hot pink shorts are just the right about of pop needed for summer evening attire. Match with an oversized blazer to complete the look, €69, Arket.

Biker Grove: 

No need to ditch the black when it comes to wearing shorts for summer, edge it up with a faux leather pair, €250, Cos.

Green Scene: 

Stay on trend with the paperbag waist and colour favoured by designers this season, €59, & Other Stories.

Rose Garden: 

Simple sherbet hues make for easy every day shorts, €17.99, Pull and Bear at Zalando.

Desert Storm: 

Easy to wear sandy shades create a chic neutral summer style, €17.99, Mango.

Join The Dots: 

Not quite a jumpsuit, it’s little sister the playsuit is a fun way to mix up the short look, €22.99, New Look.

Pretty As A Picture: 

Create boho vibes by emulating Sienna Miller circa the noughties with pretty embellished floral shorts, €30, River Island.

Bermuda Triangle: 

Opt for the Bermuda style to bring sophistication to the denim short. Add a kitten heel to bring through to evening, €36.50, Oxendales.

Mellow Yellow: 

Squeeze a bit of zest into your choice of shorts with a Chanel inspired pair, €99, Uterqüe.

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