For $15 you can buy fro-yo for you and a buddy, a new paperback for the beach, or a bottle of sunscreen. But scoring a real summer essential for under a Jackson is a bit of a trickier task. That was, of course, until we laid our eyes on the Celia Birtwell shorts from Uniqlo. In a shape that drapes more like a skirt than a pair of Bermudas, these little steals come in an array of florals that are pretty enough to plaster on the walls, but so much better for wearing in the sun.</strong>

While the under-$15 price tag looks to currently be a special promotion from Uniqlo (Aw, shucks. Valentino Shoes On Sale Thanks, guys.), these loose-fit shorts still regularly retail for just under $20. Break out those raffia wedges or your favorite slip-on sneaks u2014 this is one cheap thrill we'll be wearing all summer.