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WEAR IT YOUR WAY:
MEN’S SUMMER SHORTS

From on-trend chino shorts to casual cargo shorts and vibrant swim shorts, here’s how to style the summer staple

Give men’s chino shorts a tropical twist

Pared-back style meets all-day comfort in these navy chino shorts, which feature an elastic waistband, tonal drawstring and essential stretch. For a laid-back look with a tropical twist that’ll keep you cool even when the sun’s beating down, add a colourful Hawaiian shirt with a sweat-wicking finish, sunglasses with UPF50+ protection and slip-on pumps featuring Freshfeet tech.

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HOW TO STYLE CHINO SHORTS 

Navy drawstring chino shorts
Available in a range of shades
£15
Revere-collar Hawaiian shirt
Moisture-wicking finish for comfort
£25
D-frame sunglasses
With UPF50+ sun protection
£7.50
Slip-on suede pumps
Freshfeet tech keeps feet sweet
£29.50

Team cargo shorts with summer classics

Made with durable, organic, responsibly sourced cotton and cut in a modern silhouette with roomy military-inspired pockets, these cargo shorts are a versatile addition to your weekend outfit roster. Team the hardwearing summer staples with a navy and white striped T-shirt for a casual look or give them an upgrade with a breezy white linen shirt and simple double-strap black canvas sandals for a heatwave-beating look that’s perfect for laid-back al fresco lunches.

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HOW TO STYLE CARGO SHORTS

Khaki cargo shorts
Choose from four colourways
£25
Navy and white striped T-shirt
Stripes are always in style
£9.50
White linen short-sleeved shirt
Keep your cool in white linen
£29.50
Black canvas two-strap sandals
Classic style reworked in canvas
£25

Take swim shorts beyond the pool

No longer just for doing lengths at the lido, swim shorts have made the transition to acceptable dry-land attire, and a vibrant pair is a fast-track way to add some colour to your high summer wardrobe. Team with a T-shirt, sunset-hued sliders and a denim bucket hat for a laid-back daytime look. Swap the T-shirt for a short-sleeved shirt and switch sliders with leather sandals for sundowners at a beachside bar. Get more men’s summer style ideas here.

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HOW TO STYLE SWIM SHORTS

Green quick-dry swim shorts
With built-in sun protection
£12.50
Dark navy T-shirt with a beach parasol embroidery
Slim fit for a smart look
£12.50
Reversible denim bucket hat
Reversible for double the options
£17.50
Navy and orange sliders
Slip on a pair of sliders
£15

Words: Miranda Eason

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