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The Bike Short Outfits To Wear All Summer Long, According To Fashion Girls

No need to compromise comfort here.

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When it comes to summer fashion, bike shorts are one of the comfiest, most versatile pieces to stock up on. Whether you’re one to keep your outfit sporty or prefer to dress up the stretchy bottoms, keep clicking for 14 fashion girl-approved ensembles to copy this season.

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A printed top and bike shorts are an easy, no-fail pairing to try this summer. Finish off with cool kicks and your outfit is complete.Melodie Jeng/Getty Images
For a playful, yet stylish take on an athletic outfit, try coupling your bike shorts with a rainbow rugby top. (No, you don't need to know how to play the sport to wear its signature uniform.)Christian Vierig/Getty Images
If you’re looking to add some color to your bike short outfit, opt for a bright button-down top. To make the ensemble office-approved, slide on a pair of luxe heeled sandals.Raymond Hall/GC Images
Instead of leaving the house in your same old white tee, opt for a fun graphic style to spruce up the athletic bottoms. Then, accessorize with a bold bag and chunky sneakers.phamous2/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images
Whether you’re headed to a fitness class or love wearing your workout clothes when running errands, a matching bike short set is a wardrobe must-have. Pro tip: tie a sweater around your waist just in case your destination is chilly.Bellocqimages/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images
Bike shorts are great for layering under sheer dresses in the summer. Couple the bottoms with a matching bralette and you’re set. Raimonda Kulikauskiene/Getty Images
If you’re layering a few tops, you’ll want to keep the bottom half of your outfit as minimal as possible. Black or gray bike shorts are ideal options for this. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images
If you’re going from the gym to meeting up with friends, throw on a chic shirt-jacket over your workout outfit. Add on some dainty jewelry to slightly dress up the laid-back ensemble. Gotham/GC Images
Rather than wearing your go-to black athletic shorts, switch things up by going for a fresh beige hue. Try out a tonal look with the bottom by opting for a similar color on top. Christian Vierig/Getty Images
All you need is an oversized blazer to dress up your bike shorts. Tie together the look by choosing a style in a similar shade as the bottoms.Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images
A side-slit dress might seem daunting to pull off, however, a pair of bike shorts underneath makes it instantly more wearable. Choose bottoms in the same color as the dress, or try the opposite for a fun contrast.Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images
Yes, you can make your workout set look chic. All that’s required for this is the right accessories — like heeled sandals, a luxe bag, and cool frames.Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images
Balance out a chunky sweater by opting for bike shorts on the bottom. If you want the ensemble to look elevated, add a designer bag and mules into the mix.Christian Vierig/Getty Images
On those fall days where you can still get away with wearing shorts, style a statement jacket with a pair of bike shorts. Add on heels and you have your next date night outfit.Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

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