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These Affordable Shorts From Zara, H&M And Others Will Help You Battle The Heat In Style

#1: Polyester shorts, $45.90, Zara
This pair of flowy, mid-rise bermuda shorts is reminiscent of a lazy summer beach vacation with its ruffled hems and floral print. #2: Linen-blend shorts, $59.90, Mango
Besides the usual cotton, linen is another good material to wear during hot weather as it absorbs moisture and dries quickly – this loose, striped pair is a classic. #3: Denim shorts, $54.95, H&M
You can never go wrong with a timeless pair of denim shorts too – this pair has a loose, boyfriend fit with a regular waist and sewn-in turn-ups at the hems. #4: Polyester-blend shorts, $39.90, Bershka
This pair of paper bag shorts evokes a slight vintage vibe with its grey, checked print and tied bow waist. #5: Denim shorts, $49.90, Stradivarius
Go for a bold and edgy look with this black pair of high waist, ripped denim shorts with distressed hems and lace-up details at the side. #6: Cotton-blend shorts, $19.90
Rock the sports-luxe trend with this pair of gym shorts – wear with an oversized hoodie and sneakers for an effortless look. #7: Polyester shorts, $109, Topshop
If you really want to stand out from the crowd, try this pair of shimmering sequin hot pants that will get you in the disco mood in no time. #8: Polyester shorts, $46.90, Dorothy Perkins
For a fun pop of colour, an eye-catching yet versatile bright pink like this one works perfectly.   Maine image: Like this? Check out what fashion brands and designers are up to this Fall Winter 2017 season, best dressed of the week: Amal Clooney, Emily Ratajkowski, Julianne Moore and more and the functional yet stylish bags that are great for travel.