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16 Pairs Of The Most Epic DIY Jorts You’ve Ever Seen

BuzzFeed had a jorts-making party and created some of the best jorts ever.

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2. This is what life was like before jorts.

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3. Everything was OK, but our legs were so confined.

4. Something had to be done to pull us out of our collective denim stupor.

5. Something…like making JORTS!

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6. First we cut our confining pants into SHORTS.

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AH! SWEET FREEDOM!

7. And then we DIY’ed and personalized them, using paint, feathers, fringe, and more.

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8. Check out those pom-poms!

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9. Nice paint job!

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10. Great crafting!

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11. The result?

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13. Sami’s sweet shorts feature fringe, bows, grommets, and more.

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14. Ryan explored his emo roots.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

15. Tanner and Jack dedicated their jorts to faded cultural institutions.

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(And cats!)

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17. Spencer and Erin showed that jorts bring friends together.

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18. Here, Spencer models his pipe cleaner-tastic pair.

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19. Chelsea created an ode to animals.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

20. Saeed kept things classic.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

21. Chris created a gorgeous colorscape on her jorts.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

22. Julie made a love letter to jorts on her jorts.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

23. Rachel made a pair to shut down the haters.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

(Her jorts say “hi haters.”)

24. Dave expressed his conservative side.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

25. Sandra sparkled with metallic grommets.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

26. Emmy had a metaphorical cat-and-mouse game going on.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

27. Lindsey’s jorts channeled creepy Twin Peaks vibes.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

28. And Matt was…the elusive chanteuse.

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Victor Tatum / BuzzFeed

 

29. Where once we’d been senselessly bogged down with extra fabric around our ankles and calves, now we could finally LIVE! Our legs were FREE! Our shins could breathe! We had SELF-ACTUALIZED, and in the process OUR JORTS DREAMS had become our new reality.

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We had become fully alive, aware, and transformed. All thanks to the power, magic, and beauty of jorts.

30. FIN.

31. Check out a video of us showing off our great jorts designs on VH1’s Big Morning Buzz!

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