These Kim Kardashian West Shorts Will Really Get People Talking

Kim Kardashian West's outfit choices often command hundreds of headlines, and the latest item sending the internet into a spin is a pair of divisive camo-print shorts. This week, she wore the high-waisted cutoffs in the typical army print for a night in New York City, and despite the mixed reaction to them, this confirms that whether you like it or not, camo is on the up, even if tailored skater-boy shorts may not appeal to everyone's tastes.

Global fashion search engine Lyst revealed that over the past six months, searches for "camo" and "camouflage print" have increased by 18%, and there are 29% more camo shorts on Lyst than this time last year. But jackets are still the most viewed camo products, while camo trousers are the fastest-growing product. And KKW isn't the only celebrity embracing this trend, as Bella Hadid recently wore head-to-toe camo in London, and fashion darling Laura Bailey wore a camo jacket over a wedding-appropriate tiered floral dress. Is everyone already done with polka dots?

Scroll to see how Kim, Bella and more have been wearing camo, and shop the key pieces.

Camo print trend: Kim Kardashian camo print

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Style Notes: Kim Kardashian West wore a pair of slouchy high-waisted camo-print shorts cut off at the thigh to a purposefully awkward length. She paired them with a strappy black tank top, and then (because she's a Kardashian) she added crystal-encrusted stilettos.

Camo print trend: Bella Hadid

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Style Notes: Bella Hadid dressed like an extra from Spice World: the Movie, by wearing a camo-print jumpsuit with a black cap and clompy army-style boots.

Camo print trend: Laura Bailey

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Style Notes: Judging by the amount of camo print jackets on Topshop right now, they are slowly making a comeback, and this summer Laura Bailey wore one over a pretty tiered floral AlexaChung dress.

Camo print trend: Gigi Hadid camo print

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Style Notes: Gigi Hadid opted for a more subtle spin on the trend, wearing a faded neutral camo-print tee.

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