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17 Summer Shorts That Aren't Denim Cutoffs

Time to branch out.

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1. Casual Wrap-Front Tie Shorts, Asos

Price: £25Sizes: 4-18 Channel your inner Olivia Pope in these sleek side-tied shorts.
ASOS

Price: £25

Sizes: 4-18

Channel your inner Olivia Pope in these sleek side-tied shorts.

2. Linen Blend Shorts, H&M

Price: £19.99Sizes: 6-20 These are easy, smart and a linen mix to boot.
H&M

Price: £19.99

Sizes: 6-20

These are easy, smart and a linen mix to boot.

3. Side Strap Shorts, Other Stories

Price: £40Sizes: 34- 42 These slinky, swishy shorts can do everything you want, and will double up with tights in the winter.
Other Stories

Price: £40

Sizes: 34- 42

These slinky, swishy shorts can do everything you want, and will double up with tights in the winter.

4. Chino Boy Shorts With Belt, Asos

Price: £25Sizes: 4-18 The little flare on these shorts keeps things from being too Bermuda-y.
ASOS

Price: £25

Sizes: 4-18

The little flare on these shorts keeps things from being too Bermuda-y.

5. Tailored A-Line Shorts, Asos

Price: £18Sizes: 4-18 The tailoring on these shorts keeps things conservative, despite their length.
ASOS

Price: £18

Sizes: 4-18

The tailoring on these shorts keeps things conservative, despite their length.

6. Culotte Denim Shorts, Asos

Price: £28Sizes: 16-28 Soft denim and a vintage fit make these perfect for a relaxed workspace.
ASOS

Price: £28

Sizes: 16-28

Soft denim and a vintage fit make these perfect for a relaxed workspace.

7. Bamboo Print Shorts, Topshop

Price: £35Sizes: 4-16 Keep things fun and fresh in bamboo print.
Topshop

Price: £35

Sizes: 4-16

Keep things fun and fresh in bamboo print.

8. Buckle Front Shorts, Dorothy Perkins

Price: £15 Sizes: 6-22Swap out the belt for a brighter colour, if all that beige is getting you down.
Dorothy Perkins

Price: £15

Sizes: 6-22

Swap out the belt for a brighter colour, if all that beige is getting you down.

9. City Shorts, Marks and Spencers

Price: £29.50Sizes: 6-22 Well done M&S for these nicely tailored and textured city shorts.
M&S

Price: £29.50

Sizes: 6-22

Well done M&S for these nicely tailored and textured city shorts.

10. Girlfriend Shorts, Gap

Price: £24.95Sizes: 2-24 Gap's shorts are a particularly good fit if you're tall, but be warned, they tend to sit low on the hips.
Gap

Price: £24.95

Sizes: 2-24

Gap's shorts are a particularly good fit if you're tall, but be warned, they tend to sit low on the hips.

11. Lyocell Shorts, H&M

Price: £14.99Sizes: 6-20 The waist here is made for tucking a shirt into, and these shorts come in two colours: burgundy or black.
H&M

Price: £14.99

Sizes: 6-20

The waist here is made for tucking a shirt into, and these shorts come in two colours: burgundy or black.

12. Floral A-Line Shorts, Topshop

Price: £18Sizes: XS- LI love how floaty these are, plus a bonus high waist is always great.
Topshop

Price: £18

Sizes: XS- L

I love how floaty these are, plus a bonus high waist is always great.

13. Topstitch Tie Shorts, Dorothy Perkins

Price: £20Sizes: 6-22Pretty pleats and a paperbag waist.
Dorothy Perkins

Price: £20

Sizes: 6-22

Pretty pleats and a paperbag waist.

14. Classic Denim Shorts, Gap

Price: £29.95Sizes: 24- 35 These denim shorts are just right – relaxed, comfy and on the laid-back side of profesh.
Gap

Price: £29.95

Sizes: 24- 35

These denim shorts are just right – relaxed, comfy and on the laid-back side of profesh.

15. Darted Bermuda Shorts, Zara

Price: £15.99Sizes: XS- LThese long shorts look elegant without being frumpy, and will do nicely in early Autumn too.
Zara

Price: £15.99

Sizes: XS- L

These long shorts look elegant without being frumpy, and will do nicely in early Autumn too.

16. Drapey Bermuda Shorts, Gap

Price: £29.95Sizes: 2-24Flowing and carefree, these are perfect if your dress code says "knee length".
Gap

Price: £29.95

Sizes: 2-24

Flowing and carefree, these are perfect if your dress code says "knee length".

17. Loose Fit Denim Shorts With Linen, Marks and Spencers

Price: £25Sizes: 8-22The added linen means these denim shorts are relaxed, while the tailoring means they'll look great with a shirt tucked in.
M&S

Price: £25

Sizes: 8-22

The added linen means these denim shorts are relaxed, while the tailoring means they'll look great with a shirt tucked in.