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Ways To Wear Cycling Shorts

25/08/2022

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Cycling shorts have taken over our wardrobes and we are so here for it! Gone are the days when they were only worn on bikes – cycling shorts have become an athleisure fashion staple that can be dressed up or down with ease.

Cycling shorts are the perfect item for transitional dressing – simply swap the t-shirts for knits and sweatshirts and you’re good to go. Plus, they even help prevent chafing – could they get any better?

Keep scrolling to see how we’re wearing our cycling shorts through the end of the summer and into the chillier months.

Ways to Wear Cycling Shorts

  • Pair with oversized t-shirts! Oversized tees and boyfriend shirts team perfectly with cycling shorts. The contrast of the oversized top over the fitted shorts creates a flattering outfit that sits in all the right places.
  • For a smart-casual vibe, opt for a blazer. If you’re looking for a new night-out outfit, blazers upgrade a basic look into something with a little more detail. Finish with mules or heels for a look you can wear with confidence.
  • Pair with sweatshirts and trainers for a casual off-duty look. Sweatshirts and cycling shorts make the perfect outfit to wear for staying super comfy on those chill days in the house.
  • Wear underneath dresses to help prevent chafing. If you want to maximise both style and comfort, cycling shorts help to fit and flatter your curves underneath your favourite dresses. You can even opt for a tummy-control pair for added support and smoothing.
  • Pop on with a knitted jumper to transition through the seasons! Now we’re coming to the end of summer, we’re adding knits back into our baskets. Paired with cycling shorts, it’s the perfect combo for those chillier days.

Oversized T-Shirts

Cycling shorts and oversized t-shirts are a match made in heaven! Whether you want something to throw on underneath a t-shirt dress, or you’re searching for some bottoms to pair with those tees that are a little too short to wear by themselves, cycling shorts are the ones to grab.

For an edgy off-duty look, we’ve teamed the two-stripe cycling shorts with our new york acid-wash tee. Finish with a pair of high-top trainers and you’ve got a comfy outfit that’s perfect for those days spent running errands.

If you don’t already have any brown clothing, this oversized tee is the perfect item to start off your obsession! The ultimate throw-on-and-go t-shirt, it features a flattering scoop neckline and 3/4 length sleeves. Partner with some white cycling shorts for extra comfort and coverage and style with some high-top trainers to complete the casual uniform.

Oversized Shirts

Transitioning through to the end of summer means light layers are your best friend, and oversized shirts are the ones to grab! The ultimate day-to-night attire for those times you want to go straight out from the office, just switch the trainers for some heels or mules and you’re all set.

Coated cycling shorts turn an everyday basic into something with a little more detail. We’ve styled them with our bright green boyfriend shirt and pink bag to add some bold brights, and finished with some black heels.

Sweatshirts

Having a well deserved lounge day? Sweatshirts and cycling shorts are a super comfy combo that’s perfect for casual days in the house. Offering a lil bit of extra coverage and warmth, sweatshirts are your best friend on colder days. Here’s how we’re styling ours.

Our Arizona sweatshirt is made for dress-down days. A cosy uniform you can wear all day long, just style with some canvas trainers and, you guessed it, cycling shorts.

Animal print lover? This sweatshirt is the ultimate option for amping up your basics collection. Featuring a crew neckline and an animal print panel, it matches perfectly with white cycling shorts and trainers.

Blazers

If you’re looking for a smart-casual outfit, blazers are the perfect partner for layering over cycling shorts on your next night. The oversized shape creates a flattering contrast to the fitted shorts, making it a look you can wear with confidence.

We’ve styled our black cycling shorts and white lace bodysuit with an eye-catching scarf print blazer. Complete the look with heels or mules for an outfit that’s guaranteed to make a lasting impression.

Love pastel? This blue blazer is a must-have for your collection. Style with a cream shoulder bag and mules to nail your luxe look.

We absolutely love a blazer dress here at Yours Clothing! This hot pink longline blazer pairs perfectly with cycling shorts underneath for added comfort. Simply pop on one of our plus-size belts and you’ve got a glam get-up you can wear all night long.

Dresses

When choosing an outfit, maximising both style and comfort is key. We want something we can look good and feel good in! The answer? Cycling shorts! They are the perfect addition to throw on underneath a dress to prevent chafing and add a lil bit of extra coverage.

Tummy Control Cycling Shorts

If you’re looking for some added support and comfort, these plus size tummy-control cycling shorts are the ones to reach for. Made from a comfortable soft-touch jersey fabric, they feature an elasticated waistband with a stomach control panel for easy wear and smoothing.

This leopard print dress is one of our faves to wear with the tummy control cycling shorts! Made from a comfortable jersey fabric, it features 3/4 length sleeves, a flattering wrap front and a statement animal print. Team with heels and a leather jacket for a winning autmn look.

Pinafore dresses are a staple for seasonal styling. Styled with a shirt and cycling shorts underneath to add a lil extra coverage and comfort, it gives an effortlessy edgy look. Finish with some black high-top trainers for a fail-safe fit.

Knits

Now the summers coming to an end, we’re looking towards our autumn wardrobe and starting to add the cosy hero to our basket – knits. A cold weather essential, knitted jumpers are perfect for transitioning through the seasons and into autmn and winter.

This pink v-neck jumper is a must-have for your new season collection. Super cosy for colder days, it pairs perfectly over cycling shorts. If you prefer more of an oversized, off-the-shoulder look, reach for a size up!

Opt for a mono moment with this black striped v-neck jumper. In a comfortable knit fabric, it features an open collar that is super flattering – especially if you’re blessed with a bigger bust! For an effortless weekend look, pair with some white cycling shorts, high-top trainers and a shoulder bag.

Shop more plus size cycling shorts in UK sizes 14-40 here.

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