Summer’s close and that means festival season is almost here. June, July and August are the warmest months here in the UK, but spring is now the new summer. It’s already warming up outside and we can almost smell the BBQs cracking up. Love them or hate them, either way shorts are always the trending item when the weather gets hotter.

We’ve put together 6 sets that will inspire your next shop. Look bang-on-trend and cool all season with our top picks.

1. Printed

denim shorts - Everything 5 PoundsPaisley Printed Shorts | Lace Tie-Up Blouse

Prints are always in. Particularly when it comes down to the Paisley pattern. There are many shorts out there but we have our eyes on this pair. The print is eye-catching and not too busy. This makes these shorts very versatile when it comes to the top half. Team these with a lace trip, tie-up blouse and you’ll immediately look trendy.

2. Sports-Luxe

sports luxe shorts - Everything 5 PoundsSports-Luxe Shirts | Lime Crop Top

If you’re a bit of a tomboy but want stylish shorts to take on holiday, look no further. These have it all — they’re breathable and made out of good quality material. Because they’re black they go with any top, from mesh vests to ribbed T-shirts. If you want to be a little daring, add a simple pop of colour with a fresh lime crop top!

3. Layered & Glazed

chic shorts - Everything 5 PoundsLayered and Glazed Shorts | Blouse

Channel your inner Parisian look with our next set. Shorts also look good when you dress them up. We’ve teamed these beautifully coloured layered and glazed shorts with a neutral blouse. Add a statement necklace and some simple sandals for a chic evening look.

4. Pastel Stripes

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Another favourite festival look is combining these sweet pastel shorts with a cutesy Peter Pan collared blouse. Get creative with the print clash trend, its hot on the fashion radar and a fun trend for summer. Plus, clashing prints always look good at festivals. Dance for hours on end in these striped bad boys. Vertical stripes make your legs look longer and extremely thinner. It’s a trick on the eye!

5. Metallic

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Metallic Printed Shorts | Pastel Pink Wedges | Pastel Pink Crocheted Top

In blistering heat you don’t want your shorts to be too thick. These light weight metallic shorts are functional and stylish. They’re also a good length. Because they’re white you can mix and match as many tops as you wish and you’ll look good all season. You don’t have to have model-length legs either to work these. Add a wedge with an edge and you’re good to go.

6. Flower Power

festival shorts - everything 5 poundsFloral Shorts | Fringed Cardigan

Nail the flower power trend with these hipster shorts. This style has been popular so far and won’t disappoint. You can wear these shorts to BBQs, festivals, to the seaside and so on. In the evening if it gets a little chilly just add a cute fringed cardigan. Note: this cardigan is your number 1 piece for any festival you’re going to this year.

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