Long Shorts Are the Future—Here Are 7 Ways to Wear Them Right Now

Fun fact: The first time we reported on long shorts was 12 months ago. We predicted their rise to the top in 2020, and clearly, we were right. Because of that, we're kind of already in the future, but due to the existing success of this trend, we can once again assume that this style is here for the long haul. The runways set the trend for S/S 20, and now, we finally have some new street style imagery that's educating us on all the fresh new ways to wear them right now.

Ahead, we've rounded up a handful of the most stylish ways fashion girls are styling long shorts this year that are not only trendy but are also easy to re-create. To prove it to you, we've shopped out each look for you so you don't even have to lift a finger.

The Suit Life

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If you love an outfit that's beyond simple to put together, invest in a shorts suit. With two pieces and a couple of accessories, you'll be looking on-trend and polished in seconds. 

Perfectly Exposed

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This spring, skin is in, and one of our favorite ways to offset the exposure is with boxy blazers and longer shorts. 

On-Duty

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Tap into the utility trend via longer cargo shorts and some chunky lug-sole boots. A thick sweater will keep you warm from now until spring's arrival. 

In the Trenches

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First of all, how good is this two-tone-themed look? Second of all, your classic trench coat is a great piece to pair with your long shorts in addition to some interesting knee-high boots.

Jorts 2.0

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The 2020 version of jorts are longer and looser. Keep the styling of these simple with monotone hues and sleek tailoring. 

A Lesson in Layering

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Let your favorite leather layering pieces live on this season by mixing them with shirts, turtlenecks, tall boots, and more.

Lots of Leather

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There's never anything wrong with wearing head-to-toe black, but if you do, be sure to keep proportions interesting. Longer shorts are perfect for doing exactly that.  

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