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Best Pocket Shorts

Best Pocket Shorts
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Updated: 8/29/2022 | Best Pocket Shorts

Built-in pockets on leggings and shorts have changed my life. I am a huge advocate for pocketed shorts because they’re multifunctional and great for wearing during warmer seasons.

Here are some benefits of wearing shorts with pockets:

  • You have a place to stow your belongings and go hands-free. This makes pocket shorts great for canoeing, SUP boarding or SUP board yoga.
  • Wear pocket shorts under skirts as anti-theft gear or add pockets to ANY outfit.
  • Can be worn under dresses to prevent chafing.
  • Adds another layer of modesty and comfort when worn under a dress.
  • Great for high-impact and sweaty sports by giving your legs a lot of breathing room.

Can you see why we love them?

Below are our top picks for pocketed shorts.

Best Pocket Shorts

#1 K-Deer

K-Deer 5" Peace Pocket Shorts activewear

K-Deer 5″ Peace Pocket Shorts

Sadly K-Deer is no longer in business, but their pocket shorts will forever be a part of my wardrobe. Their shorts come in 3″ and 5″ lengths. They also come in a great selection of colors and fun patterns to choose from.

We recommend sizing up in K-Deer. If you wear a size 6, we recommend getting a size Medium in K-Deer.

Read our K-Deer reviews.

#2 lululemon Fast & Free Shorts

lululemon fast and free tight and legging variations

lululemon Fast & Free pant variations

We LOVE lululemon’s Fast & Free (F&F) bottoms!

Their F&F bottoms are made with Nulux, a buttery fabric that is highly durable and great for medium to high-impact workouts. We still wear them to a sweaty yoga session though.

F&F shorts come in 6″, 8″ and 10″ lengths. You’ll also find them on sale in fun bright colors.

Read our lululemon Fast & Free Tight review.

#3 CRZ Yoga Nakedfeel Shorts

CRZ Yoga Nakedfeel pocket shorts in khaki fog nude

CRZ Yoga Nakedfeel Pocket Shorts in Khaki Fog

CRZ Yoga is one of our FAVORITE activewear brands. They offer a ton of activewear that we guarantee you will wear again and again.

They have pocket shorts that come in 10″, 8″, 6″, and 5″ lengths. And their Nakedfeel fabric feels as if you’re wearing next to nothing. Their shorts also come in many patterns and colors.

Use code SCHIMIGGY for 10% off all your orders at CRZ Yoga. CRZ Yoga is also available on Amazon.

Read our CRZ Yoga reviews here for more info.

#4 Outdoor Voices Hudson Short

Outdoor Voices Hudson Shorts Green 4 inch

Hudson Shorts

Outdoor Voices (OV) is an eco-friendly and high-performance activewear brand for men and women.

We love their Hudson shorts. It comes with a zipper pocket so that you never lose your important belongings. Choose from 2.5″ and 4″ lengths. They also have a skort version.

It’s also made with their lightweight quick-drying recycled polyester fabric featuring a comfortable knit waistband and built-in brief liner.

Read our Outdoor Voices review.

Get 20% off at Outdoor Voices.>>

#5 Aoxjox Legend Pocket Shorts

aoxjox legend pocket shorts coffee brown

Legend Pocket Shorts

We love Aoxjox Legend Pocket shorts ($24.99). The fabric is buttery soft and it has a teardrop cut that accentuates the curves of your butt. 

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#6 Athleta Salutation Stash Pocket Shorts

Athleta‘s Salutation Stash Pocket Shorts come in 5″ and 7″ lengths.

It comes with two side pockets and is made with their proprietary Powervita fabric, which is super soft and buttery and very similar to lululemon’s Nulu fabric.

Read our Athleta reviews.>>

Get 20% off your first order at Athleta.>>

#7 Wolven Bike Short

Wolven Cayenne Pocket Bike Shorts

Wolven bike shorts come with side pockets and a high-waist fit. We love that these shorts stay put AND they’re made sustainably out of water bottles.

Get 20% off Wolven with code SCHIMIGGY.>>

#8 ODODOS Pocket Shorts

ODODOS is an Amazon fashion brand. If you’re looking for affordable activewear, this is a great brand to try. They offer a lot of styles and are considered a lululemon dupe.

#9 Baleaf Pocket Shorts

Baleaf is another Amazon fashion brand. Baleaf makes affordable activewear and their products come in many col0rs and silhouettes.

Shop directly from Baleaf and use code SCHIMIGGY to save 15% off your orders.

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