What about wearing cycling shorts out of the gym? Popping up on runways—Tommy Hilfiger and Off-White, to name a few of several—as seen on certified-stylish influencers like Pernille Teisbaek and celebrities streetstyle, like Kim Kardashian, Bella Hadid, Hailey Baldwin and so many others, they’re the surprise shot in the leg your heatwave wardrobe never knew it needed.
Though you may be having your doubts, let us convince you otherwise: 1) They’re one of the easiest pieces of clothing to wear; 2) They’re versatile; 3) They actually serve a practical, just-in-case coverage purpose underneath short skirts and dresses.
Paired with an XXL shirt and statement slides or a structured blazer and optic white heels, they’re suffused with athletic promise, a sleek alternative to the endless floral midi dresses that, though lovely, are wafting through city streets to fatiguing effect. Take tips from the street style contingency – you might well find yourself tempted to join team go faster.