Best ways to wear short suits: Spring Summer Trends

How to style short suits this spring-summer

Spring has sprung!

Spring has sprung! Shorts were a strong feature on the Spring/Summer 2014 catwalks, with designers including Michael Kors, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Isabel Marant which make them spring-summer wardrobe essentials and are a great alternative to dresses.

Short suits give a clean classic look to the wearer and can be worn separate or together. And if you don’t own a short suit worry not as we’re sure you own a few blazers and pair of tailored shorts. Opt for monochrome black or white shorts if you’re a newbie to this trend. Pair your tailored shorts with a blazer & shirt or blouse and voila you got yourself a short suit.

Get inspired by these stylistas on how to rock your short suit this spring-summer.

Mix n match: Kaley Cuoco showed off her toned pins in a pair of blue and white patterned shorts which she paired with blue & white strappy heels and a cream Aurelia top which features a white PeterPan collar & sleeve ends for a fun look when she attended the premiere of Authors Anonymous movie in Los Angeles. Brooklyn Decker paired her patterned black tailored shorts with a white tuxedo jacket with black lapels, a see through top and black lace up shoes for an interview with David Letterman. 

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Floral short suit: Kourtney Kardashian made sure she was the centre of attraction in her Asos short suit in floral print and embellishment which she paired with a grey V-neck t-shirt, beige peep toe sandals, aviator sunglasses and snakeskin clutch for a matchy matchy shopping look. Rihanna stepped out in a tomboy yet feminine Stella McCartney floral shorts with matching crop top & jacket which she paired with pestal pink T-bar peep toe flat sandals as she headed out for a bite to eat.

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White short suit: Amanda Holden paired her white Zara high rise shorts with a white a Victoria Beckham blazer, cream plunging sheer lace top and high-heeled strappy sandals when she attended I can’t sing opening night. Eva Longoria paired her white tuxedo jacket with white shorts, a sheer patterned top, cream clutch and white heels for a stylish white out outfit as she attended the Nickeloden Kids Choice Awards. 

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Black short suit: Laura Whitmore made a stylish entrance to the 5th Annual Rodial Beautiful Awards at the St Martins Lane Hotel in a black tailored short with a matching low cut blouse, black pump heels,  black jacket with leather details & black & white square clutch bag.

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Printed & pattern short suit: Coco Rocha made a statement at Noon by Noor show in a peach printed short suit which she paired with a white button-up shirt, grey sweater with beads, a black clutch bag with matching ankle boots. Kaley Cuoco  paired a patterned monochrome Rebecca Minkoff, Pre-fall 2014 shorts suit with black heeled sandals at Nickelodeon’s 27th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards.


Nautical stripe short suit: Lucy Mecklenburgh looked dazzling at a charity event in Zara striped blazer with matching shorts, low-cut khaki top, brown handbag and metallic gold strappy sandals.


Let us know if you’ll be wearing short suit this season and how would you style them.

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