The best shorts for women to wear in summer 2022 Denim, workout, linen, and much more
While the cool kids are wearing their high-end kicks, fashion-conscious ladies are wearing the most stylish summer shorts.
We’re not worried, we love this season’s most popular jumpsuits such as midi dresses, cocktail dresses, but shortssimilar to your favourite jeans or wide-leg pantsis a must-have item that everyone needs in their closet for the warmer weather.
We’re proud to present one of the biggest edits to date with 65 shorts that’ll have you comfortable cool, chic, and elegant this season. From shorts made of paper to athletic bottoms and more, we’re looking to whip off our wallets, too.
If you’re in search of elegant shorts to wear with your favorite heels or some options to run around in with your white sneakers, we’ll help you have a shortage of options.
Are you looking for men’s clothes too? We’ve got a roundup of the best men’s shorts.
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Best Women’s Denim Shorts
Best Women’s Bermuda Shorts
Best Women’s Basketball Shorts
Best Women’s Bike Shorts
Best Women’s Linen Shorts
Best Women’s Chino Shorts
Best Women’s Leather Shorts
Best Women’s Denim Shorts
Levi’s 501 Original Shorts
Levi’s original 501 Shorts are in fashion, specifically for being comfortable and seamless in its 99% cotton material. Its legendary straight-fit and subtle fray detail is evident across various washes- all of which are available on Amazon.
Wild Fable Super High-Rise Cut-Off Jean Shorts
Wild Fable is a remarkable Target brand, in particular because its budget-friendly buys are available in a range of shades and sizes too. We are awestruck by the trend-setting high-rise cut, the front and back pockets, and the 100% cotton material for cool, breezy bottoms that you’ll soon have to live in.
Sonoma Goods For Life High-Rise Curvy 5” Denim Shorts
The truth is, this medium-tone denim wash is everything to we (not to mention, these shorts are on excellent sale at Kohl’s at the moment). Its contoured waistband will please you, appeal to your curves and that it’s sustainable as well as its recycled polyester blend.
Eytino Mid-Rise Jean Shorts
Hello, florals! Eytino’s Midrise Jean Shorts offer many of the things you love: Cool-toned denim, patchworks of distressing and the highlight of the collection with its sassy pink and white floral accents that will look fantastic when paired with your favorite white t-shirt. Also, they’ll look gorgeous with some of the best sandals we’ve selected.
Abercrombie High-Rise 4” Mom Shorts
It’s time to hear it for Abercrombie (which surely is having an moment). The brand’s High-Rise 4″Mom” Shorts are available in several washes. All have a subtle raw-cut hem that instantly transports you to a beach or boardwalk. Additionally, its vintage stretch fabric is soft and smooth and is one you’ll want wear all year round.
Lulus Olivia Distressed Ultra High-Rise Denim Mom Shorts
Simple and chic, Lulus’ Olivia Distressed Ultra High-Rise Mom Shorts are the less-than-$50 pair that you’ve been waiting for. The five-pocket cut, concealed button fly, and the tiniest of distressing will make the best bodysuits we have as well.
Everlane The Relaxed ’90s Short
For classic, well-made and well-made denim it’s impossible to miss Everlane. Particularly, the Relaxed ’90s Short features that classic mid-rise that we’ve all come to recognize and love, its relaxed design and all-round premium organic cotton. In addition, it comes in a darker indigo hue for those looking to have two essentials that you can wear.
BlankNYC Tied Waist Short
Paperbag shorts- how we love you. The BlankNYC Tied Waist Short is the best combination of quality, price and design, offering the cult acid wash print that looks absolutely divine with a black, seamless top like Commando’s Ballet Racerback Bodysuit ($98) — and also one of this season’s top naked heels.
Madewell Denim Yoke Shorts
Denim shorts, but make them refined. Madewell’s Denim Yoke Shorts make the perfect choice for transform your outfit from”B to an “A. The reason for this is because of the A-line cut in a retro college yearbook design and non stretch marble wash. Plus, they’ll look like a classic pair of the brand’s Kickoff Trainer Sneakers ($98), which we are in love with.
Princess Polly Open Road Denim Paperbag Shorts
Following the lead of our personal wardrobe Princess Polly’s denim-colored Open Road Paperbag Shorts are (1) one of our top-loved pairs (2) the easiest pair to throw on over favourite swim shorts or pair with a cropped solid top. Now is the time to buy, you can thank us when you get them.
Best Women’s Bermuda Shorts
J.Crew Mid-Length Denim Short
We have many things to thank J.Crew for, with its Mid-Length Denim Short being one of them. From its natural-tone to its 100% cotton design the shorts will soon be one of your top pairs in your wardrobe. They’re also some of the best pairs to transition into summer .
Pistola Kelly 90s Skater Short
These 90s have come calling, and they’re asking for the shorts they wore back. Pistola’s Kelly 90s Skater Short is that beautifully crafted bermuda shorts that gives you optimal coverage and doesn’t look too off-trend. The strong shredding on the hems make for an easy-breezylook that is sun-kissed also.
Pilcro Breaker Denim Shorts
“Plastic’s Breaker Denim Shorts offer us the most adorable Peter Pan vibes (in the best way possible). With less than $100 at Anthropologie The pair makes dressing a breeze when paired with your favorite designer bag or denim jacket.
Frame High-Rise Denim Bermuda Shorts
A wash that could better match the cool toned blue, the High-Rise Denim from Frame Bermuda Shorts are an nifty, splurge-worthy find we have for you to consider putting on your radar. Its silver-toned metal hardware, belt loops, and a dazzling combination of fraying and fade make it even more of an incentive not to take them off all season all year.
LOFT Monroe Chino Bermuda Shorts
For a modest and polished style, you cannot be wrong with LOFT’s Monroe Chino Bermuda Shorts. They’re priced reasonably at just $50. They’re available in a wide range of versatile shades and are a perfect match in your fine jewelry pieces.
L.L.Bean Wrinkle-Free Bayside Shorts
You can take your khaki trousers, chop them in half and voilà, you’ve got L.L.Bean’s Wrinkle-Free Bayside Shorts. They’re suitable for every type of casual walks to dinners. The bottoms come in an assortment of neutral colors and sizestoo.
Charter Club Pull-On Bermuda Shorts
Relax all day long in the comfort of Charter Club’s Bermuda Pull-On Shorts. Available in olive green, and a variety of stunning shades, these shorts are popular for its knee-length silhouette and comfy fabric.
Zella Getaway Bermuda Shorts
Indeed, Bermuda shorts can have an athletic, relaxed look. Zella’s Getaway Bermuda Shorts are the $55 bottoms your wardrobe has been looking for. Its recycled polyester blend in addition to the elastic waistband as well as the subtle flow at the hem are just three reasons we’re adding them to our wishlists.
SHEIN Pleated Shorts
You’re looking for shorts with a designer edge? SHEEN’s Pleated Shorts give the illusion of Gucci or Fendi all for the budget-friendly cost of just $14. Also, it’s an elegant style that will attract a lot of compliments.
St. John’s Bay Mid-Rise 11” Denim Bermuda Shorts
With St. John’s Bay Mid-Rise 11” Denim Bermuda Shorts, you’ll never be able to decide whether this classic pair is too short. Built to stand the long haul, the now-$21 roll-ups come in other colorful colors that are ideal for hot weather, including peach and turquoise.