5 alternatives to shorts you’re gonna need this summer
Long summer days often mean short summer shorts, but not everyone wants to rock a pair of Daisy Dukes. Here are five alternatives to the hot weather staple that will keep you comfortable while still looking cool.
Meet your new favorite wardrobe staple: A sleeveless, crinkle gauze dress will play well with just about anything in your closet. The timeless design–a split neckline, pintuck seams and A-line skirt–means it will be a summer fave year after- year, always staying in style. Old Navy Sleeveless Crinkle-Gauze Dress, $34.00 on sale plus 2% Cash Back, oldnavy.com
This playful look is back in a big way. Paired with a white tank and your favorite tennis shoes, shortalls are perfect for an afternoon bike ride to an ice cream shop. Boyfriend shortall, $98 plus 5% ShopAtHome Cash Back, freepeople.com
Wear a romper to run errands or as a coverup at the beach. Either way, we’re guessing you’ll be wearing one all summer long. Convertible sleeve patch pocket romper, $79.90 plus 3% ShopAtHome Cash Back, express.com
Swapping a bright skirt for a pair of shorts is a simple way to amp up your summer style. We love this pleated wildflower pink skirt for Sunday brunch outings. Stitched-down pleated mini skirt, $110 plus 3% ShopAtHome Cash Back, jcrew.com
You don’t always have to show a lot of leg to keep cool in the summer. Grab a pair of linen pants for a breezy, laid-back look that will be comfortable and stylish. Linen paperbag trousers, $98 plus 2% ShopAtHome Cash Back, anthropologie.com