As chic as leather pants can be, they’re not exactly the most practical option during the summer, where the air tends to be hot and humid—we all know that scene from Friends. Let us introduce you to leather shorts, the warm-weather cousin to the edgy pants. And just like leather pants, they’ll be a timeless staple in your closet—especially for those nights out when we want to channel a rock and roll kind of vibe.
Leather shorts are an easy way to dress up any outfit while adding to the It girl factor we know and love. Wear them with a classic button-up shirt or a white tee for your everyday looks. When you’re out on the town, style these effortlessly cool shorts with a sheer blouse and a pair of pointy toe pumps.
From ‘80s reminiscent hot shorts and paper bag waists to bold colors, these leather shorts will, without a doubt, be your favorite piece to wear going out. Up your summer looks with some of our favorites on the market below.