We’re officially in the warmest days of summer, so pants — no matter how breezy — are less than appealing. Shorts are a cooler alternative, but the downside is that a good pair can be difficult to find. We think these shorts from Madewell, however, fit the bill. Made from a cotton and viscose blend, they have a similar vibe to the Strat-favorite Patagonia Baggies and come up high on the waist. The shorts are available in two neutral shades — black and olive — and even though they’re already on sale, you can get an extra 30 percent off when you use the code PSST. That brings them down from $40 to just $21.
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