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Elasticated Waist Shorts

We're coming clean: we can't resist a dress with pockets. And that’s just one reason to love this relaxed-fit style in soft cotton slub. Whether you choose nautical stripes or a playful print, this dress is easy to love and even easier to wear.

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton jersey
  • Elasticated waist

Miranda Dress

£49.50 £39.60

4.3
(56 reviews)

Get set for adventure in these pure-cotton jersey shorts. Featuring an elasticated waist and handy drawstring, they're comfortable enough for even the most demanding of explorers. Let's go!

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Main 100% cotton
  • Rib 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Basic Jersey Shorts

£19.00

Made of sturdy cotton loopback, these sporty shorts are ready for just about any adventure – whether you're playing in the garden or digging up beach fossils.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Retro Shorts

£18.00

5
(3 reviews)

These cotton shorts are super-easy to pull on, thanks to their elasticated waistband – ideal for a last-minute beachcombing session. Their back pocket is perfect for stashing shells, as well as any other coastal treasures you might stumble across.

  • MBL and MGR: Garment overdyed (see aftercare guidelines page)
  • Thigh length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Drawstring Shorts

£20.00

5
(1 review)

Amphibious shorts for rock climbing tide riders who aren't afraid to get their feet, and legs, wet in our lightweight techno fabric which is practically indestructable.

  • Mid calf length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Main 75% cotton 25% polyamide
  • Waistband 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Adventure Shorts

£22.50 £15.75

4.6
(25 reviews)

Get ready to feel seriously cosy after splashing about in the sea – simply pull on these soft towelling shorts and you'll be running about on dry land in no time. The contrasting colour pockets are perfect for storing all your most skimmable stones.

  • Above knee length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 83% cotton 17% polyester
  • Machine washable

Towelling Shorts

£18.00

5
(2 reviews)

We've found the ideal shorts for beachcombers. Made from soft towelling fabric in bright stripes, they're perfect for hunting in rock pools. There's a pocket on the back for all your seashell discoveries – and a logo of Sprout the dog to keep you company on your explorations.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Main 83% cotton 17% polyester
  • Rib 96% cotton 4% elastane
  • Machine washable

Towelling Shorts

£19.00

5
(1 review)

Whether you're a football fanatic or tennis ace, these shorts will help you give 110%. They're made from a breathable fabric, with a colour pop design that ensures you stand out on the pitch or the court. Mix and match with other activewear pieces for a superstar finish.

  • Wicking fabric which draws moisture away from the body to the surface of the fabric for quick evaporation
  • Knee length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% polyester
  • Machine washable

Active Shorts

£16.00

5
(1 review)

Perfect for party time and great for hanging out, there's so much to love about our rich velvet shorts. We love the stylish cut and luxurious fabric, along with the comfortable elasticated waist, jersey lining and handy pockets. Pair them with tights, boots and a sparkly top.

  • Main 80% viscose 20% polyamide
  • Lining 50% cotton 50% modal
  • Machine washable

Velvet Shorts

£32.50 £17.88

There’s nothing quite like changing into an easygoing pair of shorts after a hectic week at work. And ours are particularly comfortable – even if we do say so ourselves. Supersoft cotton and an elasticated waist combine to make these shorts your new favourite lounging-round-the-house-wear.

  • Brushed cotton twill
  • Garment washed for a casual appearance
  • Side pockets
  • One back pocket
  • Functional button fly
  • Casual comfortable fit
  • Machine washable
  • 100% cotton

Brushed Cotton Lounge Shorts

£30.00

Lazy Sunday mornings were made for these PJ shorts. The cotton is supersoft and lightweight, while the waistband is elasticated with a contrast grosgrain ribbon tie.

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Sits below natural waist
  • Side pockets
  • Herringbone ties
  • Elasticated waist with a drawcord fastening

Suzie PJ Shorts

£25.00

5
(2 reviews)

With fun prints and a cool knee-length style, our shorts are great for warm-day adventures. They're made from hard-wearing 100% cotton, so they can handle everything you throw at them – from tree-climbing to hitting the waves. They're easy to pull on too, so when fun times call you'll be ready.

  • Knee length
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Printed Board Shorts

£28.00

4.4
(7 reviews)

Bright patterns, soft towelling fabric and an easy-to-pull-on style: these shorts are perfect for wearing to the beach. There's even a pocket on the back for keeping your ice cream money handy. They're made for seaside splashing (and waterfights at home, too).

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 82% cotton 18% elastane
  • Machine washable

Adventure Towelling Shorts

£18.00

5
(5 reviews)

We love these pretty shorts so much we put a heart on them. They're easy to pull on so it's quicker to get ready and start the day's adventures. Lightweight fabric and a loose fit keep you comfortable while you run, climb and explore.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Heart Pocket Pull-on Shorts

£24.00

4.7
(6 reviews)

Holiday packing checklist: cool sunglasses, inflatables for the pool and our fun printed shorts. They're bold, colourful, relaxed and as beach-ready as you are. The pretty frill detailing around the pockets and hem will make them a firm favourite. Wear with your favourite sandals and get ready to…

  • Elasticated ribbed waist with functional drawstring
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Summer Printed Shorts

£20.00

5
(2 reviews)

Don't be fooled by their sporty style – these shorts are just as happy lounging around the house. And so will you be, thanks to the lightweight jersey fabric, made with washed cotton for extra softness. An elasticated drawstring waist keeps things simple. You can go to the gym... tomorrow.

  • Medium weight jersey
  • Slanted front pockets
  • One back pocket
  • Elasticated waistband
  • Relaxed fit
  • Machine washable
  • 100% cotton

Jersey Lounge Shorts

£24.50

2
(2 reviews)

Made from soft sweatshirt fabric, these shorts are sporty with a fun twist. They're perfect for clambering around the adventure playground, and for lazy days in the garden. The cute appliqué design makes them a little bit special, but if your play takes a turn for the messy they can still be…

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Main 80% cotton 20% polyester
  • BLU: rib 100% cotton
  • GRY: rib 95% cotton 5% polyester
  • Machine washable

Appliqué Jersey Shorts

£20.00

4
(7 reviews)

All the best adventures are bold and colourful, so these soft-cotton shorts are too. We added a comfortable high waist, complete with button detail on the front pockets for a bit of extra fun.

  • Elastication at back waist
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Bright Adventure Shorts

£24.00

4.8
(4 reviews)

Fancy a change from normal pants? Our shorts might be just what you’re looking for. This pretty, soft cotton trio feels lovely and will sit nicely on your hips with an elasticated waist. Our design has a colourful floral and nautical print with shells, seahorses and anchors.

  • Main 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

3 Pack Shorts

£22.00

Two things you need when the sun comes out: ice cream AND these lightweight linen shorts. Pick from three lengths (all with turn-up hems), so you can decide how much leg you want to show off. The elasticated-back waistband keeps them comfortable whether you're paddling or promenading.

  • 100% linen
  • Machine washable
  • Sits below natural waist
  • Fitted through waist and hip with a straight leg
  • Side pockets
  • Back patch pockets
  • Hook and bar fastening at centre front waist with zip fly
  • Inside leg available in 4"/10cm, 6"/15cm or 9"/23cm

Lottie Linen Shorts

£48.00

4
(8 reviews)

Our dungarees are perfect for everyday adventures. An elasticated back waist and adjustable straps will keep you comfortable whether you're climbing a tree or sipping a milkshake. On chillier days, pair with a long-sleeved tee and woolly tights to keep out the cold.

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Velvet Short Dungarees

£34.50 £24.15

4.3
(6 reviews)

Our 100% cotton short johns are a clever nightwear choice. The soft and stretchy ribbed jersey is guaranteed to keep you cosy, while cap sleeves and short legs prevent overheating when the temperatures rise. For bonus comfort points, we’ve also given them a fully elasticated waist. Hooray!

  • Stretchy jersey rib
  • Soft against skin
  • Brushed inside for cosiness
  • Fully elasticated waist for stretch and comfort
  • Easy care, machine wash and tumble dryable
  • 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Snug fit, close fitting garments are less likely to catch fire so this style is designed to fit snugly, not flame resistant
  • KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE

Twin Pack Short Johns

£32.00

4.5
(4 reviews)

We're delighted to introduce our first ever jersey playsuit. Made from a lightweight cotton blend, it's got the perfect mix of breezy comfort and smart-casual style. Easy button fastenings at the back allow for an elegant scoop neckline, and we've added turn-up detail on the leg and cuff for a…

  • 50% pima cotton 50% modal
  • Machine washable
  • Relaxed fit
  • Concealed front pockets
  • Grown on sleeves
  • Soft cotton blend jersey
  • Elasticated waist
  • Button fastening at back
  • Inside leg 4"/10cm

Jersey Short Jumpsuit

£44.50 £31.15

4.2
(12 reviews)

These glow-in-the-dark short johns are very important for night-time adventures. A snug fit and a cosy rib waistband mean they're extra comfortable, while the luminous prints will help you make your way around on secret missions after lights out.

  • Stretchy jersey rib
  • Soft against skin
  • Brushed inside for cosiness
  • Fully elasticated waist for stretch and comfort
  • Easy Care, machine wash and tumble dryable
  • Main 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Close fitting garments are less likely to catch fire, so this style is designed to fit snugly
  • Not flame resistant
  • KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE

Glow-in-the-dark Short Johns

£26.00

On warmer nights, our cotton short johns do the trick nicely. They’re made from soft and stretchy ribbed cotton jersey, with a snug fit that’s designed to keep you oh-so-comfortable. They’ve also got a fully elasticated waist to guarantee the best night’s sleep ever.

  • Stretchy jersey rib
  • Soft against skin
  • Brushed inside for cosiness
  • Fully elasticated waist for stretch and comfort
  • Easy Care, machine wash and tumble dryable
  • Main 100% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Close fitting garments are less likely to catch fire, so this style is designed to fit snugly
  • Not flame resistant
  • KEEP AWAY FROM FIRE

Cosy Twin Pack Short Johns

£32.00

5
(5 reviews)

Colourful, comfortable and soft – our 100% cotton boxer shorts are simply wonderful to wear. We do underwear properly, with an elasticated waist and buttons on this woven pair. Mix and match between our designs to create your ideal pack.

  • Fine woven cotton
  • Elasticated waistband
  • Comfortable fit
  • Machine washable
  • 100% cotton

Woven Boxers

£15.00

2.6
(18 reviews)

Colourful, comfortable and soft – our 100% cotton boxer shorts are simply wonderful to wear. We do underwear properly, with an elasticated waist and buttons on this woven pair. Mix and match between our designs to create your ideal pack.

  • Fine woven cotton
  • Elasticated waistband
  • Comfortable fit
  • Machine washable
  • 100% cotton

Woven Boxers

£14.50 £4.35

2.6
(18 reviews)

Is it a skirt? Is it shorts? No, it's a skort! Made from sporty loopback material, it's perfect if you're planning on hanging upside down at the adventure playground. And with a choice of playful prints, you don't have to compromise on girly style.

  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • BLU and MLT: outer 100% cotton, shorts 100% cotton, rib 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • GRN, LBL and RED: outer 100% cotton, shorts 100% cotton, rib 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Jersey Skort

£21.00

3.9
(15 reviews)

The bright, cheerful prints on our bather shorts are bound to get you noticed on the beach or at the pool. The elasticated waist and draw cord make them a doddle to pull on and off. Choose your favourite fun design and you’re all set for a day of splashing.

  • Main 70% cotton 30% polyamide
  • Lining 100% polyester
  • Machine washable

Bathers

£18.00

4.2
(9 reviews)

Want to see a magic trick? With a simple zip, these pull-on trousers convert to shorts and back again. Perfect for those days when the sun does its disappearing act. Made from a lightweight fabric with six pockets: great for hiding hankies, doves and rabbits...

  • Relaxed fit
  • Elasticated waist with functional drawstring
  • Main 73% cotton 27% polyamide
  • Waistband 100% cotton
  • Machine washable

Zip-off Technos

£35.00

4.4
(10 reviews)

…for your holiday, make sure it’s these colourful swimshorts. They're made from a soft cotton and nylon blend, with practical pockets and a comfortable drawstring waist. Choose from a selection of bold prints and vivid hues, all of which come with a matching fabric bag. Now, which way to the pool?

  • Garment washed for a casual appearance
  • Mesh lining
  • Non-inflating side pockets, one back pocket with flap, internal coin pocket
  • Elasticated drawstring waist
  • Comfortable fit
  • Machine washable
  • 76% cotton 24% polyamide

Swimshorts

£40.00

5
(1 review)

It may be a tea dress but this style will take you straight to cocktail hour. The lightweight viscose crepe skims your outline with gathers at the waist, while the shoulder zips and capped sleeves add a modern twist.

  • 100% viscose
  • Machine washable
  • Easy fitted shape
  • Length finishes below knee
  • Short sleeves
  • Unlined
  • Zip detail at shoulders
  • Elasticated waist

Alisa Dress

£79.50 £55.65

3.4
(24 reviews)

Made from a drapey cotton blend, this pretty dress comes in solid navy or classic black (for less-is-more days), as well as two modern ditsy prints. Team with courts and a blazer for an easy nine-to-five look or shrug on an oversized cardi for weekend lunch.

  • Outer 52% modal 48% cotton
  • Machine washable
  • Loose fitting shape
  • Length finishes above knee
  • Concealed side pockets
  • Short sleeves
  • Soft cotton blend jersey
  • Unlined
  • Elasticated waist

Pretty Jersey Dress

£49.50 £34.65

4
(81 reviews)