Capri pants have been around for decades, and lately they have been making a comeback on the fashion scene. Of course, these are summer pants. The short legs help keep you cool, but they also have a more practical function: Letting you walk on the beach without getting your pant legs wet. For this reason, these are perfect beach pants but they also work great as everyday pants.
Here are two examples, just to show you how different capris can be. I like them both, but the prAna model is probably more versatile:
Linen capris pictured:
Left: BCO Plus Size Petite Linen Blend Capris, French roast
Right: prAna Women’s Kelly Capri, stone