How to wear shorts to the office: 9 tips inspired by street style stars

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Photography by Team Peter Stigter

Shorts are a summertime staple for a reason. They’re versatile, comfortable and bonus: you can do literally anything in them without worrying about flashing anyone. While they have one leg up over skirts and dresses (pun intended), they’re losing a battle with them. It seems as if the one issue that people have with shorts has to do with not being able to wear them to work.

It’s a common belief that shorts are a big “no” in the office, however that doesn’t always have to be the case. Sure, jorts may be out of the question, but there are so many other styles that can pull off a business-casual vibe if chosen and styled correctly. Ultimately, with the right considerations, your shorts don’t have to be limited to getting worn only on weekends. They can also have a dedicated spot in your work wardrobe.

See below for 9 tips on picking and styling the right pair of work-appropriate shorts.