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Summer Shorts: 17 Reasons You're Not Going To Miss Your Jeans for the Next Few Months

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Just as there's a time and place for everything, there is also a pair of shorts for (almost) everything. Today, we round up shorts fit for brunches, beaches, and even the occasional casual Friday. Some are breezy enough to pass for a spring skirt, like the airy chiffon culotte from Armani Exchange. Some are dressy enough to sub in for a party dress, like the metallic brocade pair from Topshop. And, of course, there are plenty for when you just feel like letting your legs enjoy the warm weather a bit. Peep them all in the gallery above.—Julie Chen
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