Playful patterned shorts were a hit on the runway this season, and this Madewell pair might be the cutest shorts I've seen.

Dress them up for fun occasions with a neutral lace top. For footwear, try strappy gold sandals or metallic flats. Go for fun statement jewelry--the playful print of the shorts calls for it. Finish up with a bold lipstick. Coral pairs beautifully with blue and green.

If you want a more casual look, start with a chambray top or a striped shirt. Don't worry, you can pair these shorts with other prints. Just make sure that the print you add is in a similar color family. Subtle prints are better for creating a polished look. Add a beautiful ring or some statement earrings. If you wear a ring, don't forget some lovely nail polish. Comfy shoes like oxfords or ballet flats make this look perfect for a picnic or a day out with friends.

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