While fall shorts may not seem out of the ordinary in some climates (looking at you, Los Angeles), the summer-y staple is likely more of an afterthought in most seasonal wardrobes. But don't pack up your shorts drawer for storage just yet — the right pairs can last well into the new season when styled with cozy sweaters and jackets, or even layered with thick tights or cute boots. Before you're truly stuck with few options to wear outside of winter-proof pants, take your pick from these cute shorts for fall.
Corduroy cutoffs happen to be the perfect combination of fall fabrics and nostalgic trends for the changing season.
Before you bring out the faux leather pants, transition between seasons with a cool pair of faux leather shorts.
Style a tailored pair of leather shorts with leggings and a blouse for a dressy fall outfit formula.
Don't be afraid to experiment with color when it comes to faux leather pieces, like these beautiful camel shorts you can wear all fall.
A pleated, plaid short says "fall" even in the warmest fall climates.
M.M.LaFleur The Fletcher ($165)
A tailored pair of pleated shorts are just like a good trouser: Wear them to work with a blazer or dress them down for any weekend.
Treat pleated chino shorts like your favorite chino pants, perfect for casual weekend dressing.
Everlane The Perform Rec ($50)
Nylon shorts were a big trend at the end of summer, and just like leggings can be worn with cool sweatshirts and athletic layers into fall.
Mango Quilted Fall Short ($50)
Whether you go for the bold matching set or layer with basic black pieces, this quilted style will seriously revamp your shorts options this season.
WSLY High Waist Nylons ($88)
These nylon shorts are cool enough to wear with dressy tops as well as all your favorite athleisure pieces.
When in doubt, swap your vintage blue cut-offs for a pair of grey denim shorts in the fall.
If you don't already have a pair of washed black Levi's in your wardrobe, now's the time to add them.
H&M Cable Knit Shorts ($25)
Of course, no WFH fall wardrobe is complete without a cozy pair of sweater shorts — we're partial to ones with a matching sweater vest.
SKIMS Cozy Knit Short ($58)
Wear these to bed — or while working from bed — this season. We'll never tell!
Noisy May Ribbed Set ($40)
If you don't yet have a collection of sweater shorts for lounging at home in, let these be the start of a whole new world for you.
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