Summer Skorts and Shorts

From sea to shining sea, there’s so much to celebrate about the Canadian outdoors this summer! The forests, the lakes, the mountains…the breezy Canadian-designed summer looks.


The Pull On Tummy Control Short With Pockets from Spanner is designed with a tappered bermuda length that looks put together for summer wear. $69 Designed in Canada.

Whether your summer plans involve a daycation, staycation or vacation, the most versatile and wearable foundation for any activity are shorts and skorts. A skort? Part skirt, mostly short, it’s a flattering fundamental that travels well and pairs with anything from a t-shirt to a blouse. Best of all, it’s ideal for entertaining on at the cottage, in the backyard or even on a downtown patio.


The Skort, is a summer style hybrid that keeps you cool in the heat of summer! Spanner's Skort With Pocket in paisley print gets super casual with a silver accented tee.  

What do I look for?


The short made chic! The Pull On Tummy Control Short With Pockets from Spanner in elegant neutrals like this one in navy has a sophisticated and timeless feel to a Canadian summer.


If you love shorts but your legs are not as firm as they once were, a classic Bermuda short can transition from casual to formal just by adding a flowy top and a pair of low-heeled sandals. With an inseam of around 11 inches, they’re a great but cool choice for leg coverage.


Blazer Trend Alert - We're seeing more blazers come back this season and right into fall. This Check Lace print from Spanner impressed us with it's hourglass cut and stretch fabric. Styled here with the  The Pull On Tummy Control Short With Pockets from Spanner 

Just as wearable is a medium length short with a 5 to 10 inches inseam. When going a bit shorter, consider a looser style that looks gives of a summer skirt vibe.




The Sporty Side Of Skorts... Golfers like Lori enjoy the freedom of movement that a skort provides! It's at home with a sneaker style, or sandal.

Speaking of skirts…skorts are a great neither-one-thing-nor-the-other option. Skorts first made an appearance in sports like golf and tennis, but have since hit the mainstream like a tsunami. These days, skorts appear everywhere from hiking and biking trails to beaches and backyard barbecues.


Skorts are very wearable for almost any body type, as they come in a variety of lengths and colours. Choose a structured fabric like poplin or a cotton-Lycra blend, which will maintain its shape but offers a bit of give. Printed skorts add a pop of summer colour, too. Best of all, most skorts are pull-on (no zippers!), streamlined and even feature flat inside pockets.


Whatever you choose, make sure you’ve got a variety of tops to pair them with because this summer, you’ll be living in a skort!


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