Check out these 10 super cute (and affordable) shorts for summer

Hello, sunshine! We're *so* ready for wasting our days at the beach, the boardwalk and wherever else summer takes us. Wardrobe needing a warm-weather refresh? Check out these super adorbs (and wallet-friendly) finds!

Ready, set, bike

Aerie, $35

Upgrade your basic black pair of biker shorts with this colorful patterned pair. Snag the matching top to make the *cutest* workout set.


Target, $15

We are *obsessed* with these simple high-rise shorts from Target. Don't worry, we won't tell if you get one in every color. 

Gingham goodies

H&M, $25

Match the picnic blanket with these super cute neutral shorts! 


Old Navy, $30

A belted waist is a super cute detail to add to any pair. Pair with a plain white tee so all eyes will be on your shorts. 

Neon athletic

Free People, $30

These TikTok-trending shorts are perf for whatever athletic activity you have planned for the summer months. 

Beachy linen

PacSun, $33

Just *looking* at these will practically transport you to a sandy beach. 

Cool and casual

Urban Outfitters, $35

Opt for a pair of ultra-structured shorts for your next Insta photoshoot.

Lace + ruffles

Hollister, $35

More into something girly? Take these white eyelet shorts for a spin, we promise you won't be disappointed. 

Classic denim

Cotton On, $35

C'mon, what's a wardrobe with a pair of classic denim shorts? These are made with a super-comfy mom jean silhouette.

Sweet like honey

PacSun, $40

Adding color to your wardrobe doesn't have to be scary! Try a pair of shorts in a toned-down yellow to start off. 

What's your favorite summer trend? Let us know on Twitter @girlslifemag!


by Serena Sherwood | 5/19/2021