5 Pairs of Shorts to Obtain for Under $25

by Marnie Bii | June 15th, 2015 | Bargains of the Week

girl in shorts (400x400)Jean shorts are a classic summer staple that constantly evolves, but never goes out of style. Each year, you will want to invest in the most fashionable cuts available that season. Eventually, you will have a good representation of all of the best jean short styles. You can keep your summer wardrobe costs down by always picking up shorts on sale. To get you started, here are five pairs you can obtain for under $25 a piece.

J. Crew Outlet

Grab these five pocket, striped jean shorts from J. Crew’s factory outlet while you can. This pair of shorts mimics the traditional railroad pin striping perfectly. These shorts feature a zip fly and just over four inches of inseam length. The cotton materials stretch and move as you do to keep your beachside movements unrestricted. At the final discount price of $19.99, you cannot return or exchange these shorts once you confirm your purchase.

Nordstrom Rack

Nordstrom Rack currently offers their raw edge denim short adorned with lacey details at a discount. These baby blue shorts come in a five-pocket configuration with cut off fraying around each leg. At the hips sits a white lacy accent that creates a stunning girly profile. The zip fly ends at a button enclosure to keep these shorts firmly around your hips while traveling down the beach or jumping the waves. The inclusion of spandex and polyester in the cotton blend gives these shorts just the right amount of stretch. The total price sits at $17.10 plus shipping right now.


If you prefer more coverage than cut offs provide, consider this midi cut from Aeropostle. The midi cut runs from your upper hips to mid thigh to end at a rolled cuff. The dark wash color features dark orange stitching to create a beautifully contrasted design. Despite their structured appearance, these shorts offer a ton of stretch thanks to the spandex and rayon materials in the fabric construction. The inseam extends down three and a half inches for a bit extra coverage at the inner thigh. You can grab a pair for yourself for just $20.00 plus shipping if you act fast.

Urban Outfitters

The pure white vintage cut shorts from Urban Outfitters are sure to turn heads on your next outing. The classic five-pocket cut sits right at your hips for an edgy appearance. The zip fly features a stylish button enclosure that keeps your shorts in place during fun sports matches or bike rides along the beach. With a three-inch inseam, these cut offs end right at mid thigh. These shorts will cost you just $19.99.


If you want a pair of shorts with a burst of color, consider this pair from Billabong. Although four colors are available, only the dark orange and blue styles are under $25. The shorts feature a short frayed hem that curves up at the outer thigh. The low-rise waist and short inseam provide just the right amount of coverage on those hot summer days. Pick up a pair for just $24.75 plus shipping.

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