Not to be a downer, but 2019 could produce the hottest summer we’ve ever experienced. And while your comfort is far from global warming’s biggest victim, it is the one you have to manage every time you go for a hike, visit the farmer’s market, or spend a day touring a new city.
That’s why outdoor companies are doubling down on ultra-functional shorts: To make the best of a bad situation by liberating your legs from heat-trapping pants.
Here are the five best new shorts to wear this season.
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