Cycling Shorts for the Summer

Feeling the nineties revival

Lately, all the trends that we have seen resurge are those from the 90s. So the comeback of cycling shorts didn’t come as a surprise.

As a lot of the 90s comeback trends, it started with Kim Kardashian wearing these cycling shorts during last year summer. After that came Bella Hadid which gave this trend a turnover and styled it for a night out.

Now we can see all designers have incorporated cycling shorts into their Spring/ Summer runway. From Chloé to Dolce Gabanna and Saint Laurent. They have all added and modified this trend to their own style.

If you would like to give this trend a try but don’t know how to style it. Here are some ideas for the day and night. Because yes, you can wear this trend at night too. It all depends on the accessories you wear it with.

For the day, opt for the basics. A white t-shirt and a pair of sneakers is always a great combination but mules or espadrilles are also great for a day outfit if you’re looking for a more stylish look.

ideas to style cycling shorts

Navy shorts from Farfetch, light blue cycling shorts from Topshop, Beige shorts from Nordstrom and jean shorts from H&M. Pink top from Stories, Logo T-shirt from H&M, Cropped top from H&M and Shirt from Zara. Sneakers from Veja and Mules from Pretty Ballerinas. Colorful bag from Cuckoo B.


For the night, concentrate on the accessories. A big statement necklace or earrings are key to make these outfits pop. Go for black or bright color shorts instead of jean shorts. Silk tops and bright blouses work great with these shorts. And lastly, a pair of PVC look incredible with these cycling shorts but also laced up heels make a perfect accessory.

ideas to style cycling shorts

Red shorts from Maje, patterned shorts from Zara, Black shorts from Topshop and white shorts from Stories. Leopard shirt by Zara, Yellow shirt from Stories, and crop top from Zara. Necklace from Uterqüe, Shell earrings Rebecca de Ravenel. Bright color sandals from Rag and Bone, Wrap up sandals by Gia Couture and PVC sandals by Yeezy