Best Summer Shorts: Summer's Must-Have Denim Shorts, Cotton Shorts, and More

Shop this season's must-have shorts, including shorts from Edikted, Girlfriend Collective, Joe's Jeans, and more.

By Lily Rose May 16, 2024 3:00 PMTags
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Your old summer shorts are so last year. It's time to buy a new pair (or three!) that you can actually get excited about wearing.

Our team of shopping experts has rounded up the best shorts for all your summer plans.

We've found bike shorts for all your warm-weather hot-girl walks, denim shorts in the trendiest cuts—including Bermuda shorts and a must-shop Daisy Duke option that's perfect for a beach day—along with cotton shorts and baggy shorts in pretty colors for your summer vacation, and so much more.

We picked these shorts with a variety of body types and budgets in mind. No matter your size or style, there's a pair of shorts on this list that you can buy now.

Keep reading to discover must-have linen shorts, athletic shorts, cotton shorts, sweat shorts, denim shorts, and bike shorts, or even jump on the boxer short trend with an adorable flower-patterned option.

These shorts will help keep you looking (and feeling) cool all summer long.

Shop the best shorts for summer below.

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Denim shorts

Shop denim shorts, including Daisy Duke, Bermuda, and more short styles.

Cotton shorts

We found a variety of must-see cotton short styles that you can shop now. Scroll through a range of colors and silhouettes, including shorts inspired by the boxer short trend.

Athletic shorts

Discover athletic shorts, perfect for working out in, taking a walk in, or even pairing with a crisp button down for a casual and trendy daytime look.