Summertime means beating the heat with shorts—but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. Here are new ways to wear your favorite warm-weather staple (and still look stunning). They’re just pants that are vertically challenged. They’re just skirts with a little extra connectivity going on. Shorts, as a concept, aren’t particularly complicated or formidable — so why do we find ourselves in a cold sweat each time bare-legs season rolls around?