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When we want to dress up a little and look chic in the warm weather, we usually opt for a mini skirt. They’re so cute, but unfortunately, they come with a number of caveats.
We have to be careful when wearing mini skirts so we don’t accidentally expose too much skin — meaning we can’t get truly comfy in them. We have to sit certain ways and hold them down when the wind blows. If only we could get the look of a skirt with the comfort and security of a pair of shorts! Well, who said we can’t? The 17 pairs of flowy shorts (and skorts) below prove that it’s possible!
1. Our Absolute Favorite: Anyone would think these ruffled LETSRUNWILD shorts were a skirt at first glance, thanks to their wrap effect. Extra points for the stretchy waist and color selection!
2. We Also Love: That little bit of fluid flow added to the hem of these Mosucoirl shorts seriously levels them up — and they were already on a super high level!
3. We Can’t Forget: The puckered fabric, shirred waistband and shiny buttons on these Dokotoo shorts truly make them a can’t-miss pick for Us!
4. Seriously Sporty: Looking for something for tennis practice or a jog around the track? This luogongzi skort lets you work out in style!
5. Flower Power: There’s nothing like a dainty floral print on a summer piece. These BTFBM shorts are just irresistible!
6. Dressing Up: These Floerns shorts are like a shorter, more feminine version of slacks. Wear to look like a total boss!
7. Pom Pom Party: How adorable are these Grace Karin shorts? They have not just one, but two rows of pom poms!
8. For the Boho Babes: Embrace your inner (and outer) boho babe with these patchwork style MakeMeChic shorts!
9. The Leather Look: Faux leather is a must-have in any fashionista’s wardrobe right now, and we’re not just talking about jackets. You need a pair of shorts like these SCHHJZPJ high-rise shorts!
10. We Love Skort Skorts: Want something a little longer? This knee-length KORALHY skort is great for golfing, brunching and beyond!
11. Running to Buy: These Jack Smith running shorts are comfy, flowy, adorable and even quick to dry, making them an A+ find for summer!
12. Lovely in Leopard: You know we can’t resist a leopard print. That’s why we’re so in love with these Floerns shorts!
13. Layer Up: Layering in summer doesn’t mean piling on the outerwear. It means grabbing these Ladiyo shorts with their layered scallop hem!
14. Jean With It, Rock With It: Most denim shorts are pretty tight, but this pair of denim Fuinloth shorts is looser and comfier for more of a skirt look!
15. Vaca Vibes: The botanical print on these ONLYSHE shorts has Us looking to book our next tropical vacation ASAP!
16. On the Dot: We know we thought these dotted Verdusa shorts were a mini skirt at first. We thought we’d accidentally searched the wrong term!
17. Dare to Flare: These BMJL shorts add on an extra bit of ruffle to each side to make the leg openings flare out more like a pretty skirt!
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