It’s the hottest part of the summer here so shorts and skirts are very much in full swing. We’ve got something for everyone this time: comfortable, light, and airy pieces for all ages. You and the kids will be fashionable and comfortable for the hotter days ahead—now that’s a win-win. Check them out for yourselves and let us know what you think!

City Gym Shorts from the Purl Bee


















Who says you have to wear gym shorts to the gym? This two-tone spin on the classic gym short is genius. Get the tutorial here!

Side Bustle Skirt from Me Sew Crazy



















We’re in love with this boho-chic look! Find out how to whip this skirt up yourself, here.

Pleated Knit Skirt from Sew Bon



















This Pleated Knit Skirt is perfect for any occasion, to dress up or down! Love the denim shirt and belt pairing!

Bear Butt Baby Shorts from Girl Like the Sea



















These guys speak for themselves, am I right? What a ridiculously cute idea. Get the tutorial here!

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