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How to Wear Broad Shorts: Best 13 Sporty Beach Outfit Ideas for Women

How to Wear Broad Shorts: Best 13 Sporty Beach Outfit Ideas for Women

It’s amazing at times to see how fashion has evolved over time. When we used the term “wide shorts” decades ago, we probably meant those super baggy skateboard shorts. But since wakebroading has become so popular over the years, broad shorts basically mean stylish beach shorts. Of course, you don’t necessarily have to be in the wakeboard field to wear them on the beach. They are almost guaranteed to make you look youthful and refreshing. To make the styling part easier for you, I have compiled a list of some of the best beach outfit ideas for you. Let’s look at them now.

White t-shirt with wide shorts with a pineapple print


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To start this list of youthful and refreshing beach outfit ideas, I’ll show you how to create a super cute outfit to start with. To achieve this refreshing outfit, you can simply wear a white slim-fit t-shirt on top. Pair it with a pair of white and orange pineapple print wide mini shorts. Wear white sandals to look even more refreshing.

White t-shirt with royal blue wide shorts and nude sandals

White t-shirt with royal blue baggy shorts and nude sandals
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As you can see in the picture above, you don’t necessarily have to wear a bikini to look good for a beach date. For example, you can wear a white and pink floral print t-shirt and a pair of royal blue baggy shorts to look really smart and elegant. Pair them with nude flat sandals to complete the outfit.

Black and white zebra print tank top and knee length wide shorts

Black and white zebra print tank top and knee length wide shorts
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To achieve this unique and creative look, you can wear a black tank top as a top. Pair it with a pair of creatively designed black and white striped zebra print knee length wide leg shorts. To keep the shoes looking refreshing, instead of white sandals, we wear a pair of black slide sandals to complete the outfit.

Black and blue floral embroidered knee length baggy shorts with a crop top

Black and blue floral embroidered knee length baggy shorts with a crop top
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For those of you who have put a lot of work into your shape, showing some skin at the waist is a good idea to look demure and sexy. As a top, you can simply wear a black cropped tank top with a scoop neckline. Pair it with a pair of blue and black floral embroidered long wide shorts. Wear white flat sandals with the shoes for a refreshing touch.

Navy blue top with white long wide shorts

Navy blue top with white long wide shorts
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Here’s a pretty artistic holiday look you might want to try. Start off by wearing a navy fitted crop top. Pair it with white long wide shorts to look refreshing and breezy at the same time. Pair these pieces with a pair of white sandals and a straw hat to add an artistic touch.

Black bikini top with cardigan and zebra print wide shorts

Black bikini top with cardigan and zebra print wide shorts
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For those of you who love wearing a bikini top but don’t want to show too much skin when you’re not swimming, here’s a neat trick you can use. Simply wear a knotted black bodycon cardigan over a black bikini top. Pair them with black and white zebra print wide mini shorts and white sandals to complete this attractive look.

White slim fit tank top with dark blue wide shorts embroidered with flowers

White slim fitting tank top paired with dark blue wide shorts embroidered with flowers
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For those of you who don’t like looking ladylike for a beach date, here’s a boyish outfit you might want to try. Just wear a skinny fit white tank top. Pair it with a pair of navy knee length wide leg shorts with floral embroidery. Pair them with black slide sandals to complete this slightly unisex look.

White tank top with royal blue wide shorts

White tank top with royal blue baggy shorts
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Looking easy doesn’t mean you can’t look sharp. You will be amazed at how a simple royal blue piece can complement the entire outfit. In detail, to achieve this look, you can wear a white fitted tank top with a pair of royal blue loose fitting wide shorts. Wear nude flat sandals to complete the look.

Wide mini shorts with camo animal print and white cropped t-shirt

Wide mini shorts with Amimal camouflage print and white cropped t-shirt
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If you want to look more boyish, it’s nice to wear knee-length baggy shorts. For a more feminine look, wear short, wide shorts. For example, you can wear a white cropped t-shirt with a pair of wide camouflage mini shorts. Wear white slide sandals to complete the outfit.

Black bikini top with floral print wide shorts

Black bikini top with floral print wide shorts
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For those of you looking for a way to style your bikini top naturally while looking overly sexy, here’s a great tip. You can pair a black bikini top with a pair of long, loose-fitting, wide-leg shorts in black and white with a floral print. The relaxed cut makes your waist look even slimmer.

Black cropped tank top paired with wide mini shorts printed in lemon yellow

Black cropped tank top paired with wide mini shorts printed in lemon yellow
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To look cheerful and minimal, you can wear a black cropped slim fitting tank top. Pair it with a pair of lemon yellow printed mini wide shorts to make your legs look extra tall and slender. Let’s get a little more creative with shoes and wear a pair of bright blue flip flop flats to complete the cool look.

Blush pink hoodie with matching wide mini shorts

Hoodie in blush pink with matching wide mini shorts
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To achieve this ladylike and girly look, you can wear a blush pink loose fitting hoodie as the focal point of your outfit. Team it with a pair of matching pink mini wide shorts. To make the shoes look taller and slimmer, you can wear a pair of nude heeled sandals to complete the outfit.

Blue and white top with teal mini wide shorts

Blue and white top with teal wide mini shorts
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This is quite a unique and refreshing blue and white look. As a top, simply wear a blue and white floral print cropped tank top. Team it with a pair of teal mini wide shorts. Finish off with a pair of sky blue sandals to complete the cool look.

Here are the wide shorts outfit ideas that I want to share with you. Try these out the next time you go to the beach. You really don’t have to wear bikinis all the time.