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Bike shorts: a polarizing trend that is now embraced by the style set, all around the world. The style was originally created for functional purposes: to hide marks created by sitting on a bicycle seat for extended periods. Now, it's an undeniable fashion statement, beloved by celebrities like Princess Diana, Bella Hadid, Zoe Kravitz (who famously wore them to her wedding) and the list goes on.
The stretchy shorts, most often falling somewhere between mid-thigh and knee, are the ultimate pull-on-and-go piece. And their latest iteration finds them more versatile than ever. Sure, it’s an easy pairing to an oversized T-shirt or hoodie, but it also works well under a sheer dress, with a puff-sleeve top, or paired with an oversized cardigan, worn as a shirt. Team your bike shorts with an oversize blazer and heels and you've got a dressy ensemble that feels glamorous without being overdone.
The world is your oyster when it comes to your bike short styling. It’s definitely a trend that’s coming back with fervor for Summer 2020, so you’re better off being prepared for the resurgence. Ahead, find the best bike shorts on the market now, for every budget, and learn how to style the sporty wardrobe staple this season.
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