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Twelve Pairs of Shorts That Are More Sophisticated Than Cut-Offs

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Now that humidity is back with a vengeance, it's time to rethink any outfit that covers more than three-fourths of your legs. In other words, it's officially shorts season, and while denim cut-offs probably did the trick on Memorial Day, you might need something a little less Wet Hot American Summer during the week.

In the gallery above, we've rounded up 12 pairs of dressy summer shorts from Thakoon Addition, Sandro, Club Monaco, and more. If your office gives high hemlines the thumbs up, there are a few options that can be paired with blouses and blazers. And then there's the leather pair from J Brand, which are probably best left for after 5pm.
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