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Best Summer Shorts For Plus Size Women


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Shorts weather is fast approaching! Sunnier days are here and holidays are booked meaning we’re looking for any way we can stay cool and on-trend at the same time.

Looking to revamp your shorts wardrobe or browsing for a new style to try out this year? We’ve put together the ultimate guide to the best summer shorts wherever you’re heading this season.

Plus Size Summer Shorts

Whether you’re looking for something short or long in a knee length, we’ve got a range of plus size shorts you can pick from in UK sizes 14-40. Keep scrolling to see the styles we’re adding to our basket…

Summer Denim Shorts

Denim shorts are the ultimate staple to stock up on during summer, they go with everything and can be dressed up or down depending on your plans.

Discover our favourite denim shorts below.

Denim Cycling Shorts

Blue Denim Cycling Shorts

If longer lengths make you feel more confident or you want to tap into the latest cycling shorts trend, these denim cycling shorts give you the best of both worlds. Made from a stretch denim fabric, they sit comfortably at your knee, the frayed hem and washed effect give this pair a more casual appeal.

Denim Mom Shorts

Mid Blue Ripped Denim Mom Shorts

Our denim mom shorts follow a similar style to the jeans with a more relaxed fit to the thighs. Giving a retro 90s appeal to your everyday pair, they also feature distressed ripped detail for an edgy finish. The ideal shorts for everyday wear, they go with all your summer tops and sandals or trainers combos.

Ripped Denim Shorts

Black Raw Hem Distressed Denim Shorts

When it comes to ripped denim shorts, we don’t mean big rips to your thighs or under the bum, we have nailed achieving the edgy look with subtle and carefully placed distressed details.

These raw hem denim shorts are a shorter option that sit on your mid-thigh showing off your fabulous legs, perfect for apple shapes! If you’re looking for minimal distressed detail these are a great pair to start off your collection.

Bleach Blue Ripped Denim Cycling Shorts

Looking for something a little extra? Offering longer length in a cycling short style, they feature extreme distressed detail throughout taking edgy to the next level. The bleach wash makes them perfect for hot sunny days too channelling all things summer. Keep your top half simple to let the denim do all the talking.

High Waisted Summer Shorts

Paperbag Shorts

Blue Floral Paperbag Shorts
Black Paisley Paperbag Shorts

Paperbag shorts are defined by the waistline offering a high waist with elasticated frill hem and usually a belted fastening. They’re a great option if you’re looking for a smarter option for weekend plans you can easily dress up with heels or platform sandals.

Flowy Summer Shorts

Red Zebra Print Jersey Shorts

We know comfort is key during summer. We’ve made it easy to be comfy and the best dressed all in one, which is always the goal right gals? Jersey shorts are your go-to when you want comfort but to still nail your summer outfits. Designed with a flattering high waist and two side pockets, take your pick on which design is your fave, zebra, floral or brights?

Creating endless summer outfits is easy, just throw on a plain vest top or cami and you’re good to head to all your summer plans.

Bright Pink Jersey Shorts

Keeping it simple but want to add a pop of colour into your summer outfits? The hot pink version has day-to-night styling covered. Heading out-out? Dress them up with the matching hot pink blazer, and just add heels.

Knee Length Linen Shorts

Blue Linen Shorts

The fabric of summer? Linen of course. Effortlessly lightweight and floaty, it’s everything we’re looking for to keep us cool and comfortable. Designed in a comfortable knee length, they feature a flattering high waist with elasticated drawstring ties. Perfect to pack in your suitcase for an upcoming trip abroad wherever you’re going.

We’re obsessed with how our girl is wearing them with a simple vest top and open striped shirt for the ultimate minimal effort, maximum impact summer look. Working different tones in the same outfit is a great way to break up your outfit whilst channelling the same colour scheme.

Summer Cycling Shorts

Pink Double Stripe Cycling Shorts

Cycling shorts are the ultimate versatile bottom half with so many ways to wear them. You can create endless athleisure looks with oversized tees and sweatshirts or add extra comfort underneath dresses or tunics (particularly useful on very windy days!).

These pink cycling shorts offer a sporty appeal with two stripes down the side, easy for everyday wear in a comfortable length just above the knee.

Shop plus size shorts for even more must-have styles in UK sizes 14-40.

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