Summer fashion lust: Gold shorts

May 31, 2012 at 2:32 p.m. ET

This is the year of the gold short -- a look that is classy, sexy and adaptable to many looks. Looking for a fun alternative to your usual summer frock? Here are some of our favorite finds.

L.A.M.B Cargo Shorts ($245)

L.A.M.B Cargo Shorts ($245) How uniquely bashful and babe-tacular will we be in these???

BCBGMAXAZRIA Women's Bruna Patch Pocket Short

BCBGMAXAZRIA Women's Bruna Patch Pocket Short ($128) These shorts feature allover gold foil fabrication -- we picture them with fabulously high stilettos!

Warehouse Embellished Shorts ($98)

Warehouse Embellished Shorts ($98) The best part of these shorts is the metallic sequin detailing -- perfect for those more formal summer events.

Gold Dust Shimmer Shorts ($34)

Gold Dust Shimmer Shorts ($34) The slight shimmer on these shorts makes them a great way to segue the style into your daytime glam.