Trend Report: The Printed Shorts You Can Live In All Summer

See how Solange Knowles, Miranda Kerr, and more are wearing this warm-weather essential and snag similar styles!

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    Denim cutoffs may be the staple of a warm-weather wardrobe, but as temperatures continue to rise, well-dressed ladies like Olivia Palermo and Miranda Kerr are finding solace in printed shorts. What’s their appeal? Illustrated with all manner of motifs, including cheeky animal prints, picturesque beach scenes, and geometric patterns, these shorts are as stylish as they are eye-catching and exude summer’s easy vibe in all the right ways. A pitch-perfect choice for sun-soaked afternoons and balmy nights, see how some of your favorite fashionphiles are wearing this high-impact essential and shop similar styles.

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    PHOTO: AKM GSI

    Miranda Kerr

    Photographed out in NYC last week, the Aussie model showcased an affinity for cool blue hues in Isabel Marant shorts and a Scanlan & Theodore denim shirt, paired with an Aurelie Bidermann x Pierre Balmain bag and metallic Chanel flats.

     

    Similar Essential:
    ​Club Monaco Silvia Short ($70)

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    PHOTO: Splash News

    Olivia Palermo

    Last month in New York, Palermo took stylish dog walking to a whole new level of chic, adding playful flair to her tailored Joseph blazer and Kelly Wearstler Hutton Top ($295, 323.895.7880) with elephant-print shorts from the Banana Republic x Milly collection.

     

    Similar Essential:
    Theory Roushy Abstract Print Shorts ($129)

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    PHOTO: Getty Images

    Solange Knowles

    Arriving at the Diesel + EDUN Studio Africa event in Los Angeles back in March, the DJ caught our eye in EDUN’s Bleach Camo Print Cargo Shorts ($198) styled with the Belcor Fliners Blouse ($345) by Theyskens’ Theory, CC Skye’s Bright Love Lucite Clutch ($255), and Tom Ford heels.

     

    Similar Essential:
    J.Crew Vacationland Printed Silk Shorts ($168)

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    PHOTO: Fame Flynet

    Anja Rubik

    The Polish model took her Stella McCartney Olive Crepe de Chine Painted Spot Merit Shorts ($810, 212.255.1556) from day to night with the Embroidery Isadora White Shirt ($1454, 212.255.1556), also by Stella McCartney, and black pumps while out in New York earlier this month.

     

    Similar Essential:
    Tucker Snap Bloomer Short ($113)

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    PHOTO: Song of Style

    Aimee Song of Song of Style

    The Los Angeles native makes a playful nod to summer with her tropical-print Prada shorts, paired here with a Pixie Market top. 

     

    Similar Essential:
    Rory Beca Dogtown Overlap Short ($176) in Cali 

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    PHOTO: Karlas Closet

    Karla Deras of Karla’s Closet

    Deras offers a neutrals-only take on the trend with Rebecca Taylor’s Print Silk Shorts ($225) in Steel Combo, a Madewell shirt, and Gucci sandals

     

    Similar Essential:
    Alice + Olivia Cady Cuff Short ($187)

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    PHOTO: Adam Katz Sinding

    Street Style

    As seen on one stylish civilian, today’s look goes sporty with the addition of a graphic tee and backpack.

     

    Similar Essential:
    Clover Canyon Surf Shack Mini Shorts ($198)

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    PHOTO: Tory Burch

    Tory Burch

    Thanks to a common color palette, Burch’s Alex Short in Fossil Print (which were not produced) pairs harmoniously with the Kimball Jacket ($650, available at Tory Burch boutiques), Emmy Top ($250) in French Khaki/Daisy Stripe, and Marlow Loafers ($285).

     

    Similar Essential:
    ​Kensie Short ($48) in Sunglow

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    PHOTO: Isabel Marant

    Isabel Marant

    A muted print allows Marant’s Jayson Studded Stretch-Denim Shorts ($720) to take center stage against the more vibrant Maence Paisley Blouse ($855, 212.219.2284).

     

    Similar Essential:
    ​FP ONE Impanema Short ($128)

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    PHOTO: Cacharel

    Cacharel

    Among a mix of punchy orange hues, an oversized geometric motif is a standout.

     

    Similar Essential:
    ​Milly Beach Shorts ($200)

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    Burberry Prorsum

    Print Silk Shorts ($557)

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    Honor

    Shorts ($498)

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    J.Crew

    Metallic Jacquard Shorts ($168)

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    Joe Fresh

    Jacquard Shorts ($24)

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    Girl by Band of Outsiders

    Crinkle Chiffon Shorts ($225)

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    Topshop

    Flower Print Shorts ($70)

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    Reiss

    Molly Printed Mini Shorts ($115) in Blue

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    3.1 Phillip Lim

    Leopard Quilted Biker Shorts ($850)

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    Joie

    Joba Shorts ($148) in Caviar

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Silvia Short

Silvia Short

Club Monaco, $70
SHOP
Roushy Abstract Print Shorts

Roushy Abstract Print Shorts

Theory, $129
SHOP
Bleach Camo Print Cargo Shorts

Bleach Camo Print Cargo Shorts

Edun, $198
SHOP
Belcor Fliners Blouse

Belcor Fliners Blouse

Theyskens’ Theory, $345
SHOP
Bright Love Lucite Clutch

Bright Love Lucite Clutch

CC Skye, $255
SHOP
Vacationland Printed Silk Shorts

Vacationland Printed Silk Shorts

J.Crew, $168
SHOP
Snap Bloomer Short

Snap Bloomer Short

Tucker, $113
SHOP
Dogtown Overlap Short

Dogtown Overlap Short

Rory Beca, $176
SHOP
Print Silk Shorts

Print Silk Shorts

Rebecca Taylor, $225
SHOP
Cady Cuff Short

Cady Cuff Short

Alice + Olivia, $187
SHOP
Surf Shack Mini Shorts

Surf Shack Mini Shorts

Clover Canyon, $198
SHOP
Emmy Top

Emmy Top

Tory Burch, $250
SHOP
Marlow Loafers

Marlow Loafers

Tory Burch, $285
SHOP
Short

Short

Kensie, $48
SHOP
Jayson Studded Stretch-Denim Shorts

Jayson Studded Stretch-Denim Shorts

Isabel Marant, $720
SHOP
Impanema Short

Impanema Short

FP ONE, $128
SHOP
Beach Shorts

Beach Shorts

Milly, $200
SHOP
Shorts

Shorts

Honor, $498
SHOP
Joba Shorts

Joba Shorts

Joie, $148
SHOP
Flower Print Shorts

Flower Print Shorts

Topshop, $70
SHOP
Metallic Jacquard Shorts

Metallic Jacquard Shorts

J.Crew, $168
SHOP
Leopard Quilted Biker Shorts

Leopard Quilted Biker Shorts

3.1 Phillip Lim, $850
SHOP
Molly Printed Mini Shorts

Molly Printed Mini Shorts

Reiss, $115
SHOP
Floral-Print Stretch-Silk Crepe de Chine Shorts

Floral-Print Stretch-Silk Crepe de Chine Shorts

Tucker, $195
SHOP
Jacquard Shorts

Jacquard Shorts

Joe Fresh, $24
SHOP
Flowing Printed Shorts

Flowing Printed Shorts

Zara, $50
SHOP
Print Silk Shorts

Print Silk Shorts

Burberry Prorsum, $557
SHOP
Crinkle Chiffon Shorts

Crinkle Chiffon Shorts

Girl by Band of Outsiders, $225
SHOP
Pool Stripe Silky Drawstring Shorts with 2 1/2

Pool Stripe Silky Drawstring Shorts with 2 1/2 " Inseam

LOFT, $45
SHOP
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