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    21 Patterned Shorts You'll Want To Wear For The Rest Of The Summer

    Might as well buy 'em all now since summer is getting shorter every day.

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    1. Pineapple-covered chinos you can wear while relaxing in a lounge chair sippin' on a piña colada.

    2. Eyelet shorts with side slant pockets and a drawstring that'll catch the eye of every fashionista and let you feel like you're wearing pajamas.

    3. Striped paper bag shorts you can keep on hand for lazy summer days where you still want to look chic but it's too hot to actually make a real effort.

    4. Woven shorts sporting playful tassels along the bottom. You'll have dyed and gone to '70s fashion heaven once you see yourself in the mirror wearing these.

    5. Floral shorts to easily pair with a basic tee for a relaxed but still stylish look.

    6. Gingham shorts with gorgeous tortoise shell buttons down the front that'll look picture-perfect at your next picnic.

    7. Or high waisted shorts to ~patch-up~ the missing piece you've had in your wardrobe...and quite possibly your heart.

    8. Shorts for when you KNOW your booty is lookin' good and you want to take the opportunity to show it off. If you've got it — flaunt it!

    9. Black and white striped shorts that'll become a staple in your summer wardrobe because they're so easy to dress up or down.

    10. Cactus print shorts with a dainty lace hemline to make sure your outfit is ~on point~ despite the disgustingly humid weather.

    11. Vibrant shorts covered in a leafy mango pattern you can count on to help you stand out in a crowd of boring beachgoers and their standard denim shorts.

    12. Or denim shorts featuring fringe and an allover star print, in case you ARE pretty basic (guilty) and just want to slightly tweak your typical summer style.

    13. Linen shorts that'll keep you so cool in the summer sun, you won't beleaf you lived this long without them.

    14. Stunning shorts no one would be shocked to find are actually the prize at the end of a rainbow.

    15. Plaid shorts to make you feel as classy as Annie James in the opening scenes of The Parent Trap when she first executes that incredibly detailed handshake. Goals.

    16. Casual drawstring shorts you can pull on in a flash when your squad decides to go on an impromptu trip to the beach and doesn't let you know until they're already in the car on their way to pick you up.

    17. Camo cargo shorts everyone should have in their closet. Pair 'em with a black tank and combat boots for a badass look people will applaud you for.

    18. Or shorts with a Moroccan flair to them that'll make you want to drop everything and book a trip there. Imagine how cute these beauties would look on you while posing for pics on a camel?!

    19. Flowy shorts you'll actually want to buy in every single color because they're lightweight, feature a darling bow around the waist, and will let you look dressed up without feeling stuffy in the summer sun.

    20. Marbled shorts to motivate you to set that early morning alarm and start the day with a run. YOU'VE GOT THIS — and so will your workout style!

    21. And a fierce pair of leopard bike shorts that'll let you ~take a walk on the wild side~ even when you're just running errands around town.

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