As temperatures climb and the wet, hot, sticky summer quickly becomes unbearable, you’ll realize your arsenal of shorts is wearing a little thin. Fear not. We’ve rounded up 10 essential shorts for the summer that will take you from the city sidewalk to the beach in style.

Urban Outfitters Checkerboard Knit Short

Checkerboard Knit Short

$40

Urban Outfitters

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Buy at Urban Outfitters

Weekday x Champion Beige Shorts

Hurdle Shorts

Weekday x Champion

No Offers

adidas Skateboarding Shorts

Shorts

$45

adidas Skateboarding x Hélas

Buy at Caliroots

H&M Lavender Sweatshorts

Sweatshorts

$13

H&M

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Urban Outfitters Green Shorts

Lucian Volley Short

$34

Urban Outfitters

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Buy at Urban Outfitters

PUMA Super Shorts

Super Short

$60

PUMA

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Buy at Urban Outfitters

ASOS Brown Velour Shorts

Velour Shorts

$26

ASOS

Buy at asos

Diamond Supply Khaki Shorts

Porto Shorts

from $70

Diamond Supply Co.

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

enslaved Fleece Athletic Shorts

Fleece Athletic Short

$40

enslaved

Buy at Karmaloop

WOOD WOOD Les Shorts

Les Shorts

from $101

WOOD WOOD

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

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Words by Kam Dhillon