5 Super Cute Graphic Print Shorts for Under $40

by Marnie Bii | May 11th, 2015 | Bargains of the Week

clothing_2With the arrival of summer comes the shorts season in full force. Unfortunately, finding the perfect pair of jean shorts that do not look too trashy or matronly can feel nearly impossible. Luckily, graphic print shorts are coming to the rescue of those who need cute, airy bottoms. The trendy designs on the shorts break up the sometimes awkward looking cut to create a stunning appearance. Here are five places to find these shorts for less than $32 each.


The ultra cute, pineapple design on these shorts from Macy’s immediately brings this piece to life. The green and yellow fruit looks great against the dark blue background. The cotton and spandex blend allows these shorts to keep their shape without feeling restrictive. The shorts run from the hips to the mid thigh in length with a four-inch inseam. Four pockets give you ample room to keep your ID and keys while roaming the beach. The shorts are marked down from $49.50 to $31.99 right now. Spend $99 and shipping is free.

Abercrombie & Fitch

The wild cheetah print shorts from Abercrombie & Fitch will have you clambering for more designs once you feel how comfortable they are. Lucky for you, this store also offers this cut and style in more than a dozen other patterns. The high waist shorts feature a drawstring waistband that sits right below the bellybutton. The short inseam allows these shorts to end just above mid thigh for a racy look. You can pair these shorts with a modest t-shirt to balance out your appearance. Pick up a pair for just $30. Bring your order total up to $75 for free shipping.

New York & Company

New York & Company currently offers their geometric design shorts on sale both in store and online. The black and white print breaks up the lines of the shorts to create a skirt like appearance. The short four-inch inseam keeps the cut from feeling too tight at the thighs. A combination of precisely placed darts and pockets creates a flattering cut for any shape. Grab a pair of these cute cuffed shorts for just $22 today.

Forever 21

The adorable drawstring tribal print shorts from Forever 21 are a must-have for your summer wardrobe. The triangular printed lines on the shorts bring the center seam together to make this pair of shorts look more like a skirt. The length of the shorts runs from bellybutton to mid thigh for a comfortable, yet attractive fit. The woven material breathes easy in any weather to facilitate early morning jogs or late afternoon trips to the beach. Each pair will run you $14.90 right now.

Saks 5th Avenue

The geometric shapes on these shorts from Saks 5th Avenue will have people doing a double take. The shapes slowly increase in size from tiny dots up top to full-scale diamonds toward the cuffed hemline. The elastic waistband sits just below the bellybutton to hide beneath your favorite t-shirt or tank top. Bring these shorts into your wardrobe for only $23.99, which is 52% off the original price.

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