21 Ways to Pull Off Shorts at Work This Summer

21 Ways to Pull Off Shorts at Work This Summer
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Shorts may be the first thing we throw in our weekend bags in the summer, but come Monday?
Hmmm … not always the most obvious choice. Denim cutoffs definitely don’t fly in a corporate office, and if they’re super short, they may not be great for a laid-back startup either. (Even if your boss is chill, you probably don’t want them to see you and think “Oh hey, cute Coachella outfit.”)

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It’s summer, though, so odds are you don’t want to be putting on full-length pants every day—and sometimes you just don’t wanna wear another dress, dammit. Rest assured, there are shorts out there that will get the job done, and ways to style them so you look more put-together than your Saturday self.

Ahead, shop the best work shorts on the market right now, and take a little inspo from bloggers and street style stars on how to pull them off.

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The Mick Short, $235; at Cienne

Cotton Shorts, $19.99; at H&M

Babaton Bastien Short, $58; at Aritzia

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Sunday Slim Chino Short, $45; at J.Crew

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Silvae Welby Short, $248; at The Rising States

Tailored Shorts, $115; at COS

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Flowing Darted Bermuda Shorts, $39.90; at Zara

L’Agence Denim Paperbag Waist Shorts, $268; at Intermix

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Stella McCartney Floral Print Trousers, $330.75; at Farfetch

Selected Fria Polka Dot Tailored Shorts, $106; at ASOS

Carven Stripe Shorts, $195.98; at Nordstrom

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Diane von Furstenberg Liri Printed Silk-Twill Trousers, $200; at Net-A-Porter

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ASOS Curve Shorts with Scallop Hem and Pocket Trim, $26; at ASOS

Sandro Pessy Striped Shorts, $122.50; at Bloomingdale’s

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The High-Waisted Short, $50; at Everlane

Stelen Hunton Shorts, $46.99; at Need Supply

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Monroe High-Rise Shorts, $65; at Madewell

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Black and White Check Pattern Wide-Leg Shorts, $71; at Front Row Shop

René Derhy, $75.60; at Mon Showroom

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Belted Patch Pocket Shorts, $41; at Style Nanda

Side Pockets Shorts, $24.99; at Mango

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