These shorts are designed to be worn over your swimming suit, to hang around the pool and garden, or relax on the terrace. Be sure to make them in linen or good quality, loose weave cotton so they can drape on your hips and be worn through the summer comfortably.
These elastic waist linen shorts have a type of slanted patch pockets.
The pockets are optional of course and can be subbed out for any of your choosing.
Get the free pattern and tutorial here: https://so-sew-easy.com/elastic-waist-linen-shorts/