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The Patterned Shorts Spectrum
This summer, your shorts should make a statement. At least, that's what the swath of patterned options on sale from fashion designers and bigger brands are saying. Everyone from Lands' End Canvas to Engineered Garments is moving bold patterns and small prints off woven shirts and moving 'em down to shorts. On the bright side, printed shorts are way easier to pull off than printed pants, since any occasion where shorts are appropriate means the dress code is decidedly more laid back. From easy splurges under $30 to more pricey purchases, here's a round-up of the best ones out right now: