The Only Pair of Shorts You Need This Summer

I'm seeing these everywhere.

Last Updated on July 13, 2022

I think it’s far to say that our lives are going back to normal. We’re going on more holidays than ever, we’re spending all the time we can with our loved ones and we’re enjoying fashion again.

One thing that hasn’t gone far though? Loungewear – but not as you know it. Legging shorts are fast becoming a style staple in everyone’s wardrobes, and if you haven’t got a pair already, you’re very probably missing out.

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Legging shorts – also known as cycling or biker shorts – are über comfy. They’re not half as scary as you once thought, particularly when teamed with long shirts, oversized tees and sweatshirts, a la Lady Di.

Of course, you don’t have to cover up. You can also follow in Lizzo and Kendall Jenner’s footsteps and wear a crop top – a tempting option when the weather’s warm.

Even if you’re not keen on wearing them for fashion purposes, give them a go for working out. There’s nothing comfier, if you ask me.

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Have I convinced you? If so, keep scrolling to see the best legging shorts you can get right now from H&M, Lululemon and more.

Seamless sports cycling shorts H&M

Seamless sports cycling shorts, £12.99, H&M – buy now

Live The Process Orion V-waist cycling shorts

Orion V-waist cycling shorts, £80, Live The Process – buy now

Cycling shorts H&M

Cycling shorts, £6.99, H&M – buy now

Major Label High Waist Ruched Short

Major Label High Waist Ruched Short, from £24 for 2, Yitty at Fabletics – buy now


Seamless cycling leggings, £12.99, Zara – buy now


Cycling shorts, £19, COS – buy now

H&M+ Ribbed cycling shorts

Ribbed cycling shorts, £8.99, H&M+ – buy now

Hanna Seamless Cycling Shorts M&S

Hanna Seamless Cycling Shorts, £10, B by Boutique at M&S – buy now

Girlfriend Collective
high-waisted cycling shorts

High-waisted cycling shorts, £20, Girlfriend Collective – buy now

High Waist Cycling Shorts & Other Stories

High Waist Cycling Shorts, £35, & Other Stories – buy now

Knit cycling shorts Mango

Knit cycling shorts, £29.99, Mango – buy now

Organic Basic Biker Shorts NA-KD

Organic Basic Biker Shorts, £15.95, NA-KD – buy now

Base Pace High-Rise Short 6"

Base Pace High-Rise Short 6″, £48, Lululemon – buy now