City, country or abroad, the transition into shorts isn't always an easy one. But with the correct footwear, there's no reason not to embrace the summer heatwave in more weather-appropriate (and comfortable!) shorts. The heavy brogues or Oxfords which may have been a perfect match for your chinos just won't cut it. Enter boat shoes and driving shoes: your summer saviours. Our first pairing includes classic beige shorts, which are smartly tailored from Yorkshire-sourced cotton. Worn with lace-up navy deck shoes, this is a timeless combination to take you seamlessly through the summer. Next up are our popular linen shorts in a washed red stripe. These are holiday essentials which look great paired with soft grey suede driving shoes. Our driving shoes are expecially soft, lightweight and flexible, and come finished with a studded rubber sole and a leather lining for breathability. Finally are our classic cotton tailored shorts once again, but thise time in a more summery soft blue stripe. To keep the overall look tonal, pair with a darker blue pair of shoes. Our lace detail suede driving shoes in navy are the perfect smart-casual choice. Again they have a studded rubber sole for grip and flexibility, plus they're leather-lined for breathability. Still looking for more hot-weather style solutions? Browse our full collection of gents' shorts and our edited selection of lightweight footwear.