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Miss dressing up? Here are 13 spring-ready short and skirt suits to ease you back in

Chic and effortless tailoring.

It’s been a long time since we had to suit up and do the long commute to work, but somehow we’ve ended up missing it. Maybe not the part where we have our faces pressed up against a strangers back on the tube (never again, we hope), but wearing cute suits is a long, distant memory we can’t wait to rediscover.

We’re not talking about black fitted trousers and white shirts with no personality. This summer we’re longing for colourful and chic bermuda short suits, Clueless-style sets and printed co-ords – and the high street has delivered.

Offering an easy way to ease us back into getting our pasty legs out this summer, Zara, Arket, H&M and & Other Stories are just some of the high street names that have tackled the trend in 2021.

If you’re struggling to imagine ditching your sweatpants, we hear you. Thank God then that these styles offer comfort and style in bucketloads. Loose-fitting bermuda shorts are replacing cycling shorts this summer, while for those brave enough, 90s-style micro minis are one of this year’s biggest trends.

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Short Suits

GINGHAM BLAZER and Gingham Check Shorts in red and pink from Zara

Gingham Blazer, £59.99, Zara – buy now

Gingham Check Shorts, £29.99, Zara – buy now

TAILORED BERMUDA SHORTS and fitted tie-up blazer arket

Fitted Blazer, £150, Cos – buy now

Bermuda Shorts, £69, Cos – buy now

HOUNDSTOOTH BLAZER and Buttoned Bermuda Shorts in blue from Zara

Houndstooth Blazer, £59.99, Zara – buy now

Buttoned Bermuda Shorts, £27.99, Zara – buy now


Leather Blazer, £225, Uterqüe – buy now

Leather Bermuda Shorts, £225, Uterqüe – buy now

Oversized Cotton-Hemp Blazer and Dressed Cotton-Hemp Shorts Arket

Oversized Cotton-Hemp Blazer, £135, Arket – buy now

Dressed Cotton-Hemp Shorts, £55, Arket – buy now

Sleeveless jacket and Tailored Bermuda shorts in white h&m

Sleeveless Jacket, £34.99, H&M – buy now

Tailored Bermuda Shorts, £17.99, H&M – buy now


Short-sleeved Tweed Jacket, £279, Maje – buy now

Tweed Style Shorts, £219, Maje – buy now

Skirt Suits

Double Breasted Blazer, £40, Monki
A-Line Mini Skirt, £20, Monki

Double Breasted Blazer, £40, Monki – buy now

A-Line Mini Skirt, £20, Monki – buy now

Navy Cropped Linen Blazer and Overlap Linen Skirt from NA-KD

Navy Cropped Linen Blazer, £40.95, NA-KD – buy now

Overlap Linen Skirt, £40.95, NA-KD – buy now

90’s check skirt stradivarius and Short sleeve check blazer co ord from Stradivarius

Short Sleeve Check Blazer, £45.99, Stradivarius – buy now

90’s Check Skirt, £19.99, Stradivarius – buy now

Single Button Patch Pocket Jacket and Wool Blend Mini Pencil Skirt from & Other Stories
& Other Stories

Single Button Patch Pocket Jacket, £135, & Other Stories – buy now

Wool Blend Mini Pencil Skirt, £55, & Other Stories – buy now

Bubblegum Tweed Mini Skirt and Bubblegum Tweed Mini Skirt Sister Jane
Sister Jane

Bubblegum Tweed Frayed Jacket, £98, Sister Jane – buy now

Bubblegum Tweed Mini Skirt, £59, Sister Jane – buy now

Tweed jacket with denim contrasts and Tweed Skirt With Denim Contrasts co-ord from Maje

Tweed Jacket With Denim Contrasts, £329, Maje – buy now

Tweed Skirt With Denim Contrasts, £219, Maje – buy now

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