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How to Style Long Shorts

From biker shorts to Bermuda short suits, here are 6 ways to wear spring's biggest trend.

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Give your floral midi dress a break this month and take some shorts-styling inspo from KKW and Bella Hadid. Pulling off biker shorts or Bermuda shorts is all a matter of proportions. Below, six ways to rock the trend. I promise, you can do this!

Tax Day

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Eighties style is still bullish. Balance XXL power shoulders with second-skin bodysuits and biker shorts. Look Wall Street rich on top and downtown cool on the bottom!

Shop the look: 1. Sandro top, $190; 2. Mugler jacket, $2,540; 3. Mugler short, $740; 4. Lady Grey earring, $156.

Easter Lunch

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Calling all shorts-wearing beginners: A long-line blazer with looser fitting Bermuda shorts is your entry point. The pink is sweet and polished.

Shop the look: 1. Tibi blazer, $750; 2. Tibi short, $395; 3. Mounser earring, $195.

Earth Day

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A low-key athletic bodysuit paired with suiting basics will be your go-to spring look. A bum bag is the stylish way to hold your environmentally friendly metal straws.

Shop the look: 1. Off-White tshirt, $320; 2. Rokh short, $490; 3. Off-White blazer, $1,760; 4. Off-White shoe, $1,170.

Throwback Thursday

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The right biker shorts can be flattering and hold everything in—no joke! Make sure they hit at your natural waist or even a bit higher.

Shop the look: 1. Re/Done sweater, $373; 2. Chanel waist bag, $3,000; 3. Lady Grey earring, $168; 4. Khaite short, $ 760.

Spring Cleaning

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Warmer weather is all about a closet refresh. Swap out your neutrals for pastel hues and a feminine satin touch.

Shop the look: 1. Prada top, $1,390; 2. Prada short, $1,120; 3. Prada bag, $3,750; 4. Prada headband, $240.

Biker Chic

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There's never been a more appropriate day to celebrate the bike short trend than...you guessed it, bicycle day, which falls on April 19th.

Shop the look: 1. Good American top, $58; 2. Aritzia jacket, $ 78; 3. T by Alexander Wang biker short, $225.


A version of this story appeared in the April 2019 issue of Marie Claire.

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