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Best Color Shorts- What to wear with colorful shorts - Best Women's Wardrobe Essentials on Amazon

In this series we are focusing on one clothing item at a time from our checklist of essentials wardrobe items for moms! 

And to keep things simple, we’re picking the best Color Shorts on Amazon. (That way you get fast free shipping, free returns, and things don’t sell out as fast.)

Today we’re looking at how to find a versatile pair of color shorts, best color shorts on Amazon right now, and what to wear with your color shorts.

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Color Shorts: What to Look For In This Piece

how to find a versatile pair of color shorts, best color shorts on Amazon right now, and what to wear with your color shorts

Link to example (may be sold out)

The goal is for this piece to mix and match with the rest of your clothes (or as much of it as possible!).

Here are some notes to help you find a style for this piece that is versatile. 

  • Why it’s included in the capsule: It’s a fun color pop for summer wardrobes that looks instantly put together without adding hot layers or accessories. Pairs nicely with your print tops (if you’ve followed a wardrobe color scheme!)
  • Recommended Color Scheme: Accent Color (any non-neutral color that works with your print tops)
  • Recommended Pattern: Solid
  • Options for Fit/Style: These shorts can be any in-seam length… 3-inch, 5-inch, 7-inch or Bermuda length.
  • Coordination Notes: Any print tops or print sneakers/flats you might wear with them in the summer.
  • Hot climate alternative: n/a
  • Cold climate alternative: Get pants or crops instead.
  • Alternatives: Color Skirt, Color Pants, Color Crops
  • Maternity & nursing mamas: Get in maternity style or regular shorts in “pull on” style with elastic waist.

 

Shopping Links: Best Color Shorts on Amazon

Here are my picks for some of the best color shorts on Amazon. 

Example Piece from Capsule Checklist

This is the example piece we used in one edition of our Women’s Essentials Style Guide.

 

Regular Size

Several of these also have plus sizes.

Linen pull-on shorts. This regular pair can work in pregnancy due to the elastic waist band.

 

Adaptable for maternity too since it’s an elastic band!

 

Bermuda length. Click through to see all the colors available.

 

 

 

 

 

Additional plus size option

 

Maternity option

Only in olive.

 

A few additional colors available.


Looking for more summer time outfit inspiration?

How to Wear Linen Shorts: Styling Tips + Outfit Ideas
How to Dress in Hot Weather (Summer Styling Tips + Outfit Ideas)


3 Outfit Ideas: What to Wear with Color Shorts

Here are a few ideas shared by our community on the Frump Fighters Interactive

Color Shorts Outfit Idea #1: With Print Tee & Neutral Belt

How to wear olive shorts

How to wear olive shorts

shared with permission

  • Print Tee #2
  • Color Shorts
  • Hair Accessory
  • Tote
  • Strappy Sandals
  • Minimalist Earrings #1
  • Minimalist Necklace
  • Minimalist Bracelet
  • Neutral Belt

 

Color Shorts Outfit Idea #2: With Graphic Tee & White Sneakers

How to wear yellow shorts

shared with permission

  • Graphic Tee #1
  • Color Shorts
  • Neutral Belt
  • Open Woven
  • Statement Earrings
  • Hands-free Bag
  • Slip-On Sneakers

 

Color Shorts Outfit Idea #3: With Striped Tee (& Newborn ๐Ÿ˜)

How to wear coral pink shorts - striped tee outfit idea postpartum

shared with permission

  • Short Sleeve Striped Tee
  • Color Shorts
  • Baby wrap ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Fashion Sandals

 

Join the Interactive to find endless inspiration and enjoy your own digital closet! You’re also able to shop the links of the exact items shared by others!

 

Free Printable Checklist of Women’s Essentials

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