Hear me out: this baggy, long-shorts trend is actually super chic

Yes to these stylish bottoms!

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Long, no like ~reeeally~ long, shorts are happening, people. And if there was ever one trend that I thought I’d never, ever give into it would definitely be this one. I’m a die-hard, teeny-weeny denim short gal. (Sorry, mom!) It’s the ONE thing I really look forward to wearing in the summer, especially after being bundled up for about eight months straight during New York’s long winter (and this shut down).

But, somehow, here I am, and there they are—all of the prettiest long shorts I’ve ever laid eyes on—calling my name. Probably the biggest thing that helped their cause was the fact that EVERY chic street style star just totally hopped on the bandwagon.

Peep all the baggy, long-shorts inspo below:

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The shorts that are particularly grabbing my attention kinda look like if Bermudas and culottes had a baby. Some hit just above the knee, while others fall below, and they’re comfortable, modest, and polished. I know I could definitely get away with wearing them to the office with a matching blazer when things open up again.

All I’m saying is don’t sleep on the long-shorts trend, folks. They’re already taking over stores in every colour, print, and fabric. I screamed a little when I saw the blue leather ones below. The styles below are at the top of my wish list, and could be at the top of yours too. Take a look!

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Burgundy straight-leg shorts

R1000Zara

Very easy to dress these shorts up with a pair of cute black heels, or down with plain white sneakers.

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2

Lime pleated shorts

R600Mango

A pop of colour can do wonders in any closet. Stand out, girl!

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3

Checkered shorts

R200Foschini

In these shorts you will look like you mean business. You’ll look gorgeous in these at work.

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4

Black shorts with belt detailing

R600Mango

You are bound to look elegant and chic in these black shorts. ‘Classy’ is an understatement.

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5

Sky blue darted shorts

R1000Zara

We are obsessed with the colour of these shorts. Sign us up for a pair!

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6

Fox brown polka dot shorts

R560Witchery at Woolworths

Look cute and girly in these polka dot shorts. Totally adorable.

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7

Floral print shorts

R700Zara

Ditch the plain and opt for a fun floral print. It’s good to be daring.

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This post originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com

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