The cycling shorts trend was one of the surprise hits of 2018, but is set to be even bigger this year as more brands embrace the Insta-snappable style.

No longer restricted purely to figure-hugging Lycra, bike shorts are available in a huge range of fabrics, colours and fits. Work the trend into your wardrobe this season with our picks of the best cycling shorts for women to shop in 2019…

Women's Adidas Cycling ShortsAdidasBlack Cycling Shorts£25SHOP NOW

Adidas Cycling Shorts

Staying true to the style's sporty heritage, these black cycling shorts by Adidas will make the perfect street style addition for 2019. Wear yours with an oversized white t-shirt and flats on downtime days, or layer with track tops for gym-ready bike shorts outfits.

Women's PrettyLittleThing Camo Print Cycle ShortsPrettyLittleThingKhaki Camo Cycle Shorts£10SHOP NOW

Camo Print Cycle Shorts

Work two of the biggest trends of 2019 with these fierce camo print cycle shorts from PrettyLittleThing. Featuring an extra high waisted cut, they'll look just as good teamed up with a black bodysuit as they will with a cropped denim jacket.

Women's ASOS Natural Yarn Cycling ShortsASOSNatural Yarn Cycling Shorts£22SHOP NOW

Natural Yarn Cycling Shorts

Keep your style on point without sacrificing on comfort with these ASOS natural yarn bike shorts crafted in a soft chunky knit. Part of a co-ord set, there's the option to pair with a matching top for chic monochromatic outfits all season long. Just add boxfresh white trainers to complete the look.

Women's River Island Black High Waisted Biker ShortsRiver IslandBlack Cycling Shorts£7SHOP NOW

Black High Waisted Biker Shorts

At under £10 these basic cycle shorts by River Island are a must-have for your 2019 holiday wardrobe. Made from a soft jersey fabric and finished with an elasticated waistband, they'll be your go-to shorts for off-duty days both in and out of the house.

Women's Topshop Acid Wash Cycling ShortsTopshopAcid Wash Cycling Shorts£26SHOP NOW

Acid Wash Cycling Shorts

These Joni cycling shorts from Topshop show just how far the trend has moved into high street fashion. Wear yours with patent wellies and a crop top for festival-friendly outfit options, or dress up with a pair of ghillie heels and plunge neck bodysuit for date night.

Women's Mango High Rise Bike ShortsMangoHigh Rise Cycling Shorts£19.99SHOP OW

Mango High Rise Bike Shorts

Mix up your 9 to 5 looks with these black high rise cycling shorts by Mango. Finished in a close-cut bodycon fit, they're perfect for teaming up with black knitwear and matching accessories to elevate your office outfits to new heights. Transcend from day to play with the addition of a pair of Chelsea boots for added attitude this season.

Women's Boohoo Tie Waist Cycling ShortsBoohooCut & Sew Cycling Shorts£8SHOP NOW

Tie Waist Cycling Shorts

Also available in black and stone, these long bike shorts by Boohoo are a guaranteed winner for 2019 with an oversized tie waist to add interest to your outfits. Wear yours with a plain cami or bodysuit and complete the look with a pair of heeled booties.

Women's New Look Black Stretch Cycling ShortsNew LookBlack Stretch Cycle Shorts£12.99SHOP NOW

Black Stretch Cycling Shorts

Made from a thick stretch fabric, these New Look cycle shorts are perfect for spring and will go with just about everything in your new season wardrobe. Layer with khaki jackets or bombers during the fresher months, then team up with a cute crop top or cami when the temperature starts to rise.