J. Crew Stanton Short in Irish Linen Twill

What is this?

An icy light blue pair of shorts. 

Why did I buy it?

My last pair of light blue shorts had been showing signs of wear so I was on the lookout for a replacement. This pair from J. Crew is what I would describe as a 'dressy' short, and despite being made of linen the fabric has a bit of firmness and weight to it. What really put me over the edge on these was the beautiful shade of blue, they just pop.