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City Shorts

With summer well and truly under way, we’re prepping for bare-leg weather by embracing the always chic city shorts look. These tailored staples are the perfect addition to your new season wardrobe. Easy to wear and oh-so-versatile, they can be paired with simple shirts and jackets for a polished look, which works just as well for the office as for off-duty styling.

With myriad options – from floral prints and monochrome stripes to bright pastels and on-trend suede  – there are high street and high-end buys aplenty. 
Topping our wish lists are Cos’s smart, pleated version, and Zara’s luxe leather joggers, but we’ll be investing in as many of these statement separates as possible to take the stress out of work dressing in the heat this summer.

Maxi Short With Sheer Layer, £30 | ASOS
Pleated Shorts, £69 | COS
Aro Crepe Frill Detail Shorts, £70 | French Connection 


Stretch-Crepe Shorts, £290 | Helmut Lang 
Faux Leather Jogging Shorts, £29.99 | Zara 
Relaxed Short With Embellished Floral Print Co-ord, £40 | ASOS


Silk And Cotton Shorts, £35 | COS
Suede Cutwork Shorts, £69.99 | Zara 
Dove Long Short, £49 | Mint Velvet 


Houndstooth Shorts, £25.99 | Zara 
Sorbet City Shorts, £49 | French Connection 
Ivory Stretch Short, £49 | Mint Velvet


Fez Linen And Silk-Blend Jacquard Shorts, £685 | Adam Lippes  
Front Pleat Shorts, £25.99 | Zara 
Midnight Satin-Trimmed Pinstriped Wool Shorts, £660 | Pallas


Flowing Pleated Bermuda Shorts, £25.99 | Zara
Crepe Shorts, £540 | Rochas 
Floral & Animal Print Shorts, £22.50 | M&S


Soft City Short, £30 | Oasis
Bernice Shorts, £95 | Reiss 
Tailored Longline Short, £38 | Warehouse 
Bobbie Zig-Zag Weave Shorts, £95 | Reiss 
1971 Fillipa Stripe Short Culottes, £110 | Reiss 
Geo Print Shorts, £40 | Warehouse
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