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5 Days, 5 Ways: Khaki Chino Shorts

You won't want to eat these shorts

By Gabi Meyers | Last Updated: Feb 7 2019

Memorial day weekend is the first sign of summer, and with summer comes shorts. Like the classic pants, a chino short will never do you wrong. If you were to go bare minimum on your shorts wardrobe, a khaki pair of chino shorts would seamlessly get you through every summer situation. (sidebar: the world of shorts is far too vast and interesting to do that. But if you absolutely had to…)

KHAKI CHINO SHORTS: PAUL SMITH, $135

 

Summer means shorts, and a khaki chino pair is appropriate for every warm weather occasion.
MONDAY

Polo: Lacoste, $135 | Bomber: Scotch & Soda, $195 Slip-Ons: The Hill-Side, $150

Glasses: Warby Parker, $95Watch: Komono, $90  | Aftershave: Giorgio Armani, $51 

Wear it well: The jacket is reversible – so you have two looks in one!

TUESDAY

Tee: J.Crew, $95 | Denim Jacket: Levi’s, $89 | Espadrilles: Soludos, $65

Sunglasses: Ray-Ban, $150 | Cologne: Blackbird, $88

Cap: Raised by Wolves, $50 | Notebook: Apica, $2

Wear it well: Find a pair of espadrilles that feel neutral but still have personality – you’ll never want to wear sandals again.

 WEDNESDAY

Shirt: Saturdays, $125 | Sweatshirt: Everlane, $45 | Shoes: Piola, $315 

Belt: Carhartt WIP, $85 | Bracelet: Miansai, $65 | Watch: Shinola, $600 

Wear it well: Elevate your shorts with a button up shirt and luxe leather accessories.

THURSDAY


Camp Collar Shirt:
AMI, $270 | Coach Jacket: Dark Seas, $72Sneakers: Vans, $55

Sunglasses: Han Kjobenhavn, $180 | Backpack: Poler, $59 | Pomade: Jack Black, $22

Wear it well: Go bright with a mix of yellows, but keep things balanced with navy and neutrals.

FRIDAY

Tee: Deus Ex Machina, $34 | Sweater: Contino Brand, $295

Shoes: Bass, $110 Sunglasses: Jack Spade, $168 | Cap: Obey, $33

Wallet: Atelier de L’Armée, $100 | Sunscreen: Zinka, $9

Wear it well: Prevent weird tan lines from your hat and sunnies with a small but strong sunscreen.

TELL ME:

WHAT IS YOUR GO-TO SHORTS STYLE?

 

Want to see more ways to wear the items featured in this article? See 5 ways to wear a crewneck sweatshirt, denim jacket and minimal sneaker.