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Right now we find ourselves in the most magical time of year, also known as shorts and hoodie season. Whether you're taking a twilight stroll or it's simply a windier-than-usual late spring day, the shorts and hoodie combination is one that will keep you comfortable and stylish until we reach peak summer.

I've thought a lot about why a hoodie and shorts look so great together, and have come to the conclusion that it has to do with evoking both a "ready for anything" spirit as well as a casualness that lends itself to more confidence. And, as many know, confidence is the secret ingredient to all style maneuvers. Plus, there's the fact that most sneakers (in fact, almost all) look better when worn with shorts.

By combining these two equally great clothing options, you can unlock a new plane of stylishness. But let's face facts: There are a million hoodies and a million more shorts, so we've helped break down which ones to wear based on different styles you may be into: solid on solid, pattern on solid, and pattern on pattern. Check out the picks below:

Solid On Solid

These are your everyday options and ones where you can't go wrong. Combining two solid pieces with a little bit of contrast is an easy way into the look.

Embroidered Graffiti Hooded Sweatshirt

Embroidered Graffiti Hooded Sweatshirt

$120

Brain Dead

Buy at Slam Jam
Cross Train Shorts

Cross Train Shorts

$12

Champion

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Buy at Champion USA
Home Base Hooded Sweatshirt

Home Base Hooded Sweatshirt

$191

WTAPS

Buy at Slam Jam
Reflex Belted Logo Shorts

Reflex Belted Logo Shorts

from $293

Heron Preston

(Available at 4 Merchants)
(Available at 4 Merchants)

Pattern On Solid

If you wanna spice it up a little bit without going in completely, add a pattern to either your hoodie or your shorts. This will give your look a little intrigue but still keep you grounded here on earth.

Volume 5 Hooded Sweatshirt

Volume 5 Hooded Sweatshirt

$84

Real Bad Man

Buy at Slam Jam
Allover Print Nylon Short

Allover Print Nylon Short

$55

Champion

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Buy at Urban Outfitters
Lover Hooded Sweatshirt

Lover Hooded Sweatshirt

$141

Bianca Chandôn

Buy at Slam Jam
EE Basic Shorts Sky

EE Basic Shorts Sky

$220

Eric Emanuel

Buy at stockx

Pattern On Pattern

But if you want to blast off into the style stratosphere, go bold with a mix of pattern or print. Just remember to keep the patterns different enough that there's good contrast, otherwise you may end up looking like an optical illusion.

Bleach Splatter Hoodie Sweatshirt

Bleach Splatter Hoodie Sweatshirt

$59

Urban Renewal Vintage

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Buy at Urban Outfitters
Thrasher Printed Cotton Shorts

Thrasher Printed Cotton Shorts

from $105

Aries

(Available at 4 Merchants)
(Available at 4 Merchants)
Bloom Hooded Sweatshirt

Bloom Hooded Sweatshirt

$187

Story mfg.

Buy at ln-cc
Tie-Dye Print Shorts

Tie-Dye Print Shorts

$164

Nanushka

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Free Shipping On Orders Over $500

Buy at mytheresa

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