And they come in 18 different colors.

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Amazon Essentials Women's 5" Drawstring Linen Short
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One of our favorite wardrobe hacks is finding pieces that look polished and put-together, but feel as comfortable as sweats. Especially in the warmer months, comfy yet stylish clothing allows you to seamlessly transition from a day of lounging outside or going on a long walk to getting together with friends. That’s why we searched for the best pair of versatile shorts, and we found these beloved Amazon Essentials drawstring linen shorts for less than $25.

Hundreds of Amazon customers have given these shorts a five-star rating, with many writing that they went back and ordered more pairs after receiving their first package. The shorts are made from 100 percent linen, and they have pockets and an elastic waistband with a drawstring closure. Unlike other linen fabrics that tend to feel rough to the touch, reviewers say these shorts are soft against their skin. They come in 18 different colors and patterns, and they run in sizes from XS to XXL.

Amazon Essentials Women's 5" Drawstring Linen Short
Credit: Courtesy of Amazon

To buy:, from $23

“These were perfect as casual shorts on the beach or a bit more dressed up when paired with a cute top and cute shoes,” one reviewer wrote. “They are so freakin comfy!”

Another added, “These shorts are perfection! Beautifully made and the perfect length. I got the first pair and immediately ordered two more pairs.”

Most reviewers say that the shorts fit true to size, and with a five-inch inseam, they’re long enough to provide full coverage on several different body types. They also remark that the linen is the perfect lightweight and airy material to wear on hot summer days.

And while most of us won’t be traveling too far this summer, you can hold onto the shorts for future trips. They’re easy to fold up into a suitcase, and the breezy material is ideal for a day of exploring a new place. “[The shorts] were perfect and comfortable for walking around a lot and being very hot,” one reviewer said. “The fabric breathes and doesn’t cling.”

If you’re looking to restock your shorts collection before summer kicks into full gear, these linen shorts are an awesome affordable option. They’ll keep you looking stylish without sacrificing comfort. As one shopper said, “These are a best-kept secret on Amazon. I think everyone should own at least one pair for the summer.”

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