While the bike short look may have once been misinterpreted as a short-lived fad, this explosive trend only seems to be getting bigger. Seen on the runways, celebrity street style stars and fashion it-girls alike, it’s become evident that they have become this season’s official must-have garment.
Like other “ugly-pretty” trends (i.e. chunky dad sneakers, tiny sunglasses), many find themselves wondering if they can pull off bike shorts, or are stumped on how to style them seamlessly into their wardrobes.
Below are some of our favorite ways to style bicycle shorts for any occasion:
Pair with a fitted blazer:
The dramatic silhouette of a blazer pairs perfectly with the slim fit of a bike short.
Wear your shorts with a blouse or button-up:
Pair your cycling shorts with an oversized button-up shirt or blouse and heels for an elevated ensemble.
Accentuate your sneakers:
Pairing your favorite bike shorts with a sneaker offers a sportier, laid-back aesthetic that is ideal for a casual day out.
Embrace your band-tees:
Wear your favorite loose fitting or tight tees with your bike shorts for an effortlessly chic look.
Shop these looks below: