Summer without shorts? No way! Update your laid-back look with some fresh summer 2012 trends. Find a fun short that will inspire you to kick up your heels. The ones with a comfortable fit and a flattering style, that you'll want to live in all season long! Follow this short guide to get geared up wisely.
Fashion inspiration: Anett Griffel shows off one of summer's sexiest pant looks with black and pink short shorts from missoni. The showstopping hot pants are completed with a long blazer and chic sunglasses from Alexander Wang which in total create a sultry ensemble. Picture was taken for the February 2012 issue of Cosmopolitan US.
Flaunt your gams in these sultry lace shorts from Ralph Lauren Pure Label. The romantic short pants look sweet and fashionable for the season, proving to be a hot new trend sported by celebrity fashionistas and fashion bloggers alike. The lingerie-inspired lace shorts were also seen in valentino. Buy here!
Vintage-style short that features an above the belly button fit exudes sophistication and elegance. Offering a modern, feminine style it will work with all your silk blouses and platform pumps. Tuck it in for the ultimate Lana Del Rey-feel or pair it with a trendy bra top. Buy here!
AKA hot pants and knicker shorts let you strut your stuff to the extreme. This playful piece adds a sports luxe touch to your summer relaxed ensembles. Worn alone, they are reserved for women who have absolutely no regrets about their legs. Regular girls should team hot pants with opaque tights to hide certain imprefections. Buy here!
The classic figure-enhancing jean shorts channel the must-emulate look of the moment. Effortless, cool, and comfortable they vary in style and length. From distressed denim cut offs, to cuffed bermuda shorts, throw on your favourite pair and you're ready to do just about anything. Buy here!
AKA chino shorts are permitted for more formal occassions. Their elegant tailored appearance has gained a strong position on Hollywood's red carpets. Worn with a blazer and an evening clutch this trend has been sported by Amanda Seyfried, and eva longoria. Remember, elegant doesn't rule out easy-fit. Buy here!