DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – As summer kicks into full swing, we wanted to find great looks to beat the heat. This summer, it’s all about making shorts work for everyday use.

We met with Holly Quartaro, a stylist at the Galleria Dallas, where she showed us that shorts are not just for hanging out. With the right pieces of clothing and accessories, you can take a look from casual to workplace to a night on the town.

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For the first look, Holly showed us that by adding a pop of color shorts can be a great casual look that is flattering.

Holly, then went on to show us how to take shorts into the workplace. By adding a simple blazer and a nice pair of heels you can now wear your Bermuda shorts in a professional environment.

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For the last look, it is all about the fabric of the shorts that can give you that dressy look. By finding a pair of shorts in a silky fabric or with pleats you can throw on a necklace and hit the town.

All these looks came from Ann Taylor, check out their website to bring these looks to your closet.

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