Ways To Wear Cycling Shorts


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Cycling shorts are taking over our wardrobes and we are so here for it! Gone are the days when they were only worn on bikes – cycling shorts have become an athleisure fashion staple that can be dressed up or down with ease. Plus, they even help prevent chafing – could they get any better?

Ways to Wear Cycling Shorts

  • Pair with oversized t-shirts! Oversized tees and boyfriend shirts team perfectly with cycling shorts. The contrast of the oversized top with the fitted shorts creates a flattering outfit that sits in all the right places.
  • Reach for a blazer for smart-casual vibe. Looking for a new night out outfit? Blazers upgrade a basic cycling short look to something with a little more detail. Finish with sandals or heels for a look you can wear with confidence.
  • Wear with sweatshirts and trainers for a casual off-duty look. Sweatshirts and cycling shorts make the perfect outfit to wear for staying super comfy on those chill days in the house.
  • Wear underneath dresses and skirts to help prevent chafing. If you want to maximise both style and comfort, cycling shorts help to fit and flatter your curves underneath your favourite dresses. You can even opt for a tummy-control pair for added support and smoothing.
  • Go for a denim pair if you want to switch it up! With activewear being the new fashion statement, we’re welcoming denim cycling shorts into our wardrobe. Style with any of your favourite tops for an effortless look you’ll love.

Keep scrolling to see our fave cycling shorts and what we’re styling them with.

Oversized T-Shirts

Cycling shorts and oversized t-shirts are a match made in heaven! Whether you want something to throw on underneath a t-shirt dress, or you’re searching for some bottoms to pair with those tees that are a little too short to wear by themselves, cycling shorts are the ones to grab.

We’ve teamed our two-stripe cycling shorts with the new york acid-wash tee for a casual off-duty look. Finish with a pair of high-top trainers for a comfy outfit that’s perfect for those days running errands.

We’re obsessed with wearing pastel colours in summer! This pair of cycling shorts offer a fresh change from classic black to a pop of pastel pink. Partner with an oversized white t-shirt and some canvas trainers to complete the casual uniform.

Oversized Shirts

If you’re wanting something a little dressier than an oversized tee, reach for a shirt instead! They’re the perfect day-to-night attire for those days you want to go straight out from the office. Just switch the trainers for some heels or mules and you’re all set.

These coated cycling shorts turn an everyday basic into something with a little more detail. We’ve styled them with our bright green boyfriend shirt and bright pink bag to add some bold brights to the fit. Just finish the look off with some black sandals and you’ve got an outfit you’ll want to wear on repeat.


Having a well-deserved lounge day? Sweatshirts and cycling shorts are a super comfy combo that’s perfect for casual days in the house. We’ve styled our sage green Arizona sweatshirt with white cycling shorts and low canvas trainers for a cosy uniform you can wear all day long.


Blazers are the perfect partner for layering over cycling shorts if you’re looking for a smart-casual vibe. The oversized fit creates a flattering contrast to the fitted shorts, making it a look you can wear with confidence.

Here we’ve styled our black cycling shorts and white lace bodysuit with an eye-catching lime green retro blazer. Complete the look with black sandals or switch to mules for a night-out outfit you can rely on.

Love pastel? This blue blazer is a must-have for your collection. Style with a cream shoulder bag and sandals for an effortless weekend look.

We absolutely love a blazer dress here at Yours Clothing! This hot pink longline blazer pairs perfectly with cycling shorts underneath for added comfort. Simply pop on one of our plus-size belts and you’ve got a glam get-up you can wear all night long.


When choosing an outfit, maximising both style and comfort is key. We want something we can look good and feel good in! The answer? Cycling shorts! They are the perfect addition to throw on underneath a dress to prevent chafing, especially in the sun.

Tummy Control Cycling Shorts

If you want some added support and comfort underneath your favourite dresses, these plus size tummy-control cycling shorts are the ones to reach for. Made from a comfortable soft-touch jersey fabric, they feature an elasticated waistband with a stomach control panel for easy wear and added comfort.

This floral dress is one of our faves to wear with the stomach control cycling shorts! Made from a soft jersey fabric, it features a scoop neckline, sleeveless straps and is finished in a flattering swing style. Team with sandals or block heels for a winning look.

After something a little sexier? Our lace cycling shorts are a super versatile and easy-to-wear under all your dresses. We’ve paired these with a floral tea dress and white sandals for the perfect summer BBQ outfit.

Denim Cycling Shorts

With activewear being the new fashion statement, we’re welcoming denim cycling shorts into our summer wardrobe. This light denim pair are perfect for freshening up your collection. Featuring ripped detail and frayed hems, they add a grungy vibe to an everyday outfit. Pair with a white t-shirt or cami and finish with a denim jacket for your new go-to summer look.

Cycling shorts are super versatile and can be worn with any of your tops. Whether you pair them with a cami, tunic or blouse, the opportunities are endless! Here we’ve paired the black denim cycling shorts with a flattering shirred peplum top in a leopard print to add some edge to an everyday look. Finish with black sandals for an effortless warm-weather outfit you can wear with confidence.

And just like that, you’re styling cycling shorts with ease.

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