The Short List

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By Daniel Rivera for The Gentlewoman
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Dazed and Confused (1993)
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Audrey Hepburn
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Self Service
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Kim Riekenberg by Henrik Purienne for Mlle Mademoiselle Spring 2014
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Levi's 501 High Waist Cutoff Denim Shorts
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J.Crew Mixed Matelassé Short
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Vanessa Bruno Lagoon Floral-Print Skorts
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Thierry Colson Macha Stripe Cotton Shorts
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True Religion Tawny Mid Rise Skinny Crop Shorts

You've probably heard enough about Team ITG's relatively recent fondness for Somme Institute and J. Colby Smith, but it's rare that a particular enthusiasm lasts for over two years—for an inanimate object nonetheless! And, well, it seems that our favorite Ksubi denim cutoffs (making a whopping four appearances on the site over the years) are going extinct. Net-A-Porter's last pair of black 31's are still roaming the retail wilderness as of the time of this posting, but an ominous "This item has sold out and is not expected to become available again" note appears on the faded blue version. Should've seen this coming...even brand-new the little guys seemed worn out and tattered to their last leg of existence. It seems the time has come to welcome a new set of shorts into our lives, and thus we must shop:

1. Levi's 501 High Waist Cutoff Denim Shorts: High, cinched waist and elongated legs? Please and thank you.

2. J.Crew Mixed Matelassé Short: So, you’re in the market for hot pants? Jenna’s got you minimally covered.

3. Vanessa Bruno Lagoon Floral-Print Skorts: The much under-appreciated mullet of the clothing world, it’s time we all give skorts their proper due.

4. Thierry Colson Macha Stripe Cotton Shorts: Think of these as the much more sophisticated, perfectly-acceptable-to-be-warn-in-public take on boxers. Comfortable and chic? Done.

5. True Religion Tawny Mid Rise Skinny Crop Shorts: Are pedal pushers considered shorts? When they look this good, do arbitrary leg fabric categories even matter?

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  • http://madamecouture.blogspot.com/ Emma Hager

    I'm truly sorry to see those Ksubi shorts will vanish from its platforms of consumption. I took notice of how deeply respected they were among certain ITG individuals. With the options above I'm sure there will be a new pair for each of you looking for something that could come close to the Ksubi's. Forgive, maybe. But never forget.

  • softy

    just wanna give a shout out to the rag & bone mila short in moss. favorite pair of shorts, ever.

  • Geraldine

    Loved everything!!!

    xx,

    G

    http://www.prince-and-sullivan.com

  • Kristen

    *worn in public

  • grem

    Tru Religion lol

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J.Crew Mixed Matelassé Short
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Vanessa Bruno Lagoon Floral-Print Skorts
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Thierry Colson Macha Stripe Cotton Shorts
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