Our shorts hub is your one-stop-shop for this summer essential in many forms, from workout-ready pairs to budget-friendly options.

Fresh from backing Kanye West's dubious 2020 presidential campaign, Elon Musk turned his hand to dropping Tesla-branded short shorts. In doing so, he crashed the company website and they sold out pretty quickly. But fear not, we're here with far better alternatives.

Not for the faint-hearted, this is shorts territory where only the most comfortable with showing their legs tend to venture, but that should change. Though most frequently associated with the world of running, the short short can be a valuable tool in the everyday wardrobe, too. When worn correctly, a pair of short shorts will make your legs look longer as well as shifting almost all focus to your kicks, which can never hurt.

With selections from The North Face, Raf Simons, and more, it's only a matter of time before you lay eyes on the perfect pair of short shorts. We promise you won't regret it.

See our favorite short shorts below.

Terinit Logo Shorts

Logo Shorts

Logo Shorts

$72

Terinit

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

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Cut from a light-weave technical fabric, Terinit's Logo Shorts feature an elasticated waist complete with drawstring and boast a sports-inspired team logo to the left leg. This bright pair ends mid-thigh to leg-extending effect.

Rick Owens x Champion Dolphin Boxers Shorts

Dolphin Boxers Shorts

Dolphin Boxers Shorts

$210

Rick Owens x Champion

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $300

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Cult designer Rick Owens teams up with sportswear giant Champion to bring us this pair of understated short shorts that are good to see us through the summer. A Champion logo graces the black-on-black elasticated waistband from which the legs plume out in the style of boxing shorts.

Raf Simons Cotton Boxer Shorts W/ Patches

Cotton Boxer Shorts W/ Patches

Cotton Boxer Shorts W/ Patches

$324

Raf Simons

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $500

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $500

Buy at Luisaviaroma

Wear your boxers with pride, they're made by Raf Simons. We're joking, these aren't really boxers, but they are inspired by the lightweight cotton constructions found in underwear. Raf's coveted graphics embellish the right leg of this pair of short shorts.

Telfar Raw Cut Cotton Denim Shorts

Raw Cut Cotton Denim Shorts

Raw Cut Cotton Denim Shorts

$230

Telfar

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $500

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $500

Buy at Luisaviaroma

Telfar breaks new ground with daisy dukes for men. A raw hem adds detail to this statement style that's all about standing out from the crowd.

The North Face Extreme Shorts

Extreme Shorts

Extreme Shorts

from $37

The North Face

(Available at 6 Merchants)
(Available at 6 Merchants)

Rooted in sportswear, these short shorts are lightweight with a distinctive athletic edge. Bright yellow contrasts with black inserts to the sides that promise optimum breathability.

The North Face Mos Shorts

Mos Shorts

Mos Shorts

$34

The North Face

FREE SHIPPING OVER $50 VALID ON FULL-PRICE ITEMS FREESHIP

FREE SHIPPING OVER $50 VALID ON FULL-PRICE ITEMS FREESHIP

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They're bright, really bright, and we love it. A drawstring waist and small TNF logo are the only letups from the intense pink display that's sure to turn heads this season.

Patagonia 5" Strider Pro Running Short

5" Strider Pro Running Short

5" Strider Pro Running Short

$69

Patagonia

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Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

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These ultra-lightweight Patagonia shorts are cut from quick-dry fabric which is necessary because after half a summer spent indoors we should all be racing to get stuck into nature again.

Satisfy 2.5" Short Distance Justice Short

2.5" Short Distance Justice Short

2.5" Short Distance Justice Short

$115

Satisfy

Free Shipping On Orders Over $250

Free Shipping On Orders Over $250

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Parisian-based Satisfy has shaken up the world of running apparel by balancing focus on functionality and style. This pair of light-grey running shorts can be worn during intense workouts as comfortably as a saunter in the sunshine.

Vetements Swim Short

Swim Short

Swim Short

$225

Vetements

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Free Shipping On Orders Over $250

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Not one to understate things, Gvasalia's Vetements brand is all about logos as exemplified by this pair of swim shorts. A black background lays the foundations for a contrasting all-over logo print that'll surely add to your style credentials.

Soulland William Swim Short

William Swim Short

William Swim Short

$79

Soulland

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Free Shipping On Orders Over $250

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We can't stop thinking about pastels this summer, and Soulland's William Swim Shorts take subtle pastels to a new level. Ever so slightly pink in color, this pair of short shorts attracts the right attention without having to shout for it.

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