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5+ Shorts We’re Wearing this Spring

March 16, 2022


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We get it. Shopping for shorts can be SO tricky! They’re either too tight around the thighs and squeeze your legs like a busted can of biscuits, or so short – even Daisy Duke would blush. And there’s no in-between. The struggle is real, my friends! That’s why today, the LIY Team is sharing 5+ Pairs of Shorts We’re Actually Wearing this Spring – scout’s honor. Shave those legs, girlfriend [or don’t if that’s your thing – no judgement here!] and get ready to slip into some shorts! ‘Tis almost the season!

PS. If you prefer to shop by inseam, we rounded up the best denim shorts by inseam – on women heights 5’4″ to 6′, right this way!

Erin’s Top Picks

Kut from the Kloth Jane Shorts

Shorts [true to size, wearing in 4] // Tank [true to size, wearing in small] // Sandals [size up .5]

My type of summer outfit — give me a simple tank + a great pair of shorts + my go-to sandals and I’m set! Anybody else all about the basics in the warmer months?

Liverpool Los Angeles Frayed Hem Shorts

Bodysuit [true to size, wearing in XS but could do small, CODE “LIYFREE” FOR FREE SHIPPING OR “LIY10” FOR 10% OFF] // Shorts [true to size, wearing in 4] More sizes available here! // All Liverpool shorts // Sneakers [TTS]

The shorts of your dreams. And my dreams, definitely the shorts of my dreams. We took Liverpool’s high quality, super comfortable, stretch denim and brought them to you in a pair of shorts that you will want to live in all summer long. They have a frayed hem to bring a little bit of youth to them while giving you just enough coverage to be comfortable! Fit Tip: True to size, I am wearing in size 2. These are a hi-rise with a 3 1/2″ inseam.

Free People Makai Shorts

Shorts [size up if in between, wearing in 27] // Similar Sneakers

These are the Free People shorts I’ve been wearing / loving for years now! They are a 4-inch inseam and have the perfect amount of distressing! Size up if in between, wearing in 27.

Claire’s Pick: Kut from the Kloth

Shorts [TTS, size up if in between wearing 8] // Tee [TTS, wearing medium] // Sandals [TTS, size up .5 if in between]

My favorite denim shorts of the season! I love the relaxed fit and easy to wear style! These fit true to size [wearing my usual size 8 here!] but I would suggest sizing up if in between!

Cassidy’s Pick: Madewell

Madewell Relaxed Mid-Length Denim Shorts // Madewell Bandana 

I always prefer a longer inseam and a relaxed fit. I hate tight shorts, yup, I said it. I was so happy to find these shorts and actually feel comfortable! – Size down one!

Lauren’s Pick: Abercrombie & Fitch

Shorts [TTS] // Tee [TTS] // Sandals [size up .5]

These black shorts are the perfect high rise and not too tight on my thicker [size 10ish]  thighs!

Katy’s Pick: Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie Mid Rise Mom Shorts [size up if in between, wearing 26] 

Shorts are HARD, right?! Ugh. These have been my go-to for awhile now and I feel like they go with everything!

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