Spice up your shorts
Shorts: the best article of clothing for people living in the tropics. Whether you’re a fan of cheek-baring hotpants or prefer airy culotte shorts, it’s hard to deny how useful they are in Singapore. Shorts show off your gams while keeping you cool in the equatorial heat, making them the perfect choice.
While previously relegated to the realm of casual dress, shorts these days come in all sorts of fancy new cuts and fabric, breathing life and versatility into them. These shorts can take you from chilling at home to a night out on the town. Plus, thanks to fast fashion, trendy articles of clothing have become increasingly accessible — which means that your next pair of ultra-hip shorts are just a click away.
Athleisure is a look that might take some getting used to, but the truth of athleisure is that it’s a way to meld fashion with function. Performancewear is comfortable, and embracing athleisure means being able to head straight to the gym after office hours without stopping to change or bringing along a little duffel bag.
However, one thing to note about it is this: you can vary the pieces based on how formal or informal your day will be.
Casual? Throw on bike shorts and an oversized shirt.Need to look more put-together? A sporty shirt and tailored trousers can go a long way.
For a basic athleisure look that you can wear to a more casual workplace, try pairing these Kydra core shorts in versatile black with a white sport-appropriate Ztay Dry hooded tee from bossini to channel a cute, casual look that’s perfect for mall-trawling. Want to add a splash of colour? Check out these adorable pink Cole Haan trainers in Morganite! Plus, throw on this sleeveless denim waistcoat from Urban Revivo to jazz up your outfit!
Get the Athleisure Look
SOLD BY KYDRA
Produced with cooling fabric, the Core Shorts is most suitable for HIIT, hot yoga, and outdoor activities. Keep your outfit looking sleek and chic with the Core Short's seamless leg openings. Made with breathable and sweat-wicking material.
ZERØGRAND Women's All-Day Trainer in Burlwood Stitchlite™ MORGANITE
SOLD BY COLE HAAN
We all need sharp, comfortable shoes that look their best at the office. We also need athletic trainers that perform their best at the gym. So we made both. It's called the Zerogrand All-Day Trainer.
Dressing up on the weekend? No way, not after a long week at work or school. Lounge about in a casual outfit and let your legs breathe!
Denim shorts are always a popular choice of many fashion-conscious shoppers. There’s something so classic about denim and the enduring nature of its fabric, which means that if you get a pair of denim shorts that you really adore, they could see you through a couple of years. Take it easy in these washed hem ripped shorts from Wardrobemess, paired with this floral print wrap blouse from Urban Revivo! This chic look will take you from grandma’s house to the beach, or even to the supermarket to run errands with your parents.
Want to dress it up so that you can head into town with some friends? You can never go wrong with a pair of Gorman Birko-Flor Women’s Narrow width from Birkenstock!
Get the Casual Weekend Look
Washed Hem Ripped Shorts
SOLD BY WARDROBE MESS
On the hunt for the trendiest pair of shorts? Look no further - comfortable denim material and an effortlessly stylish look with this pair of washed hem ripped shorts.
[Exclusive] Birkenstock x Gorman Birko-Flor Women's Narrow Width in Safety Net
SOLD BY BIRKENSTOCK
The BIRKENSTOCK Arizona is a genuine classic that has been delighting wearers for decades.
Birkenstock x Gorman unite in 2020 for a second collaboration. Australian fashion icon Gorman along with Birkenstock Australia have created several limited edition Arizona style sandals offering the same comfort you know in much-loved colourful Gorman artworks.
Loud and Bold
Looking loud and proud in shorts has never been easier. It starts with a simple top that won’t attract much attention — like this black top with thin straps from Urban Revivo.
Having a plain, solid-coloured top means that the attention is directed towards the other elements of the outfit, such as this pair of Ava Button Shorts in Rose from Montif. These shorts come in a cut that is a little more forgiving, with more leg coverage and roomy pleats in the front for if you hit up a buffet with pals.
Complete the look with these gorgeous quilted mules from Urban Revivo, and if you’re feeling like channeling Kate Moss from the early 2000’s in her sleeveless vests, Bega’s striped green sleeveless open vest promises you dreams of sitting on a suede couch, flashing your pearly whites at a fashion photographer.
Get the Loud and Bold Look
It’s time to get preppy! If you’ve ever wanted to look cute as a button while still chilling in shorts, this outfit is for you. Play the part of the girl next door with solid elasticised shorts from Bossini, which pairs well with everything. Top off this look with a checkered pocketed blazer from Echo paired with knit crop top from Urban Revivo and ankle boots from Geox to look as though butter wouldn’t melt in your mouth.
Get the Tweed Look
Checkered Pocketed Blazer
SOLD BY ECHO
Jumping back to the 60s, this retro-style blazer looks young and fun when matched with a light colored pair of jeans and a simple knitted camisole. Complete the look with a long necklace or chunky bold belt!
It’s possible to look glamorous in shorts. In fact, you can cheat by wearing skorts instead — a delightful portmanteau coined to describe shorts with an extra flap over the front, making them look like a skirt and thereby granting the wearer the best of both worlds.
These checked print skorts from Urban Revivo are dressy enough for a night out on the town or even for dancing until daybreak in a club! Pair with this lace vest from iRoo and you’ve got yourself a chic and stylish look! Don’t forget heels to elongate your legs in the skorts, too — sky sandals from Prettyfit match the top and are sure to win onlookers over.
Get the Glammed Up Look
SOLD BY PRETTYFIT
Add an air of elegance to your wardrobe in this pair of heel sandals featuring an interlaced upper with platform front. This delicate style accentuates your feminine confidence in a most assuring way.
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