Offering up a couture-inspired approach to basics, CLU is a Los Angeles-based clothing brand founded in 2004. Born from a reinterpretation of the classic T-shirt, the label takes in name from the French word for nail ''clou'. With an extensive ready-to-wear line, each collection is highly coveted for reconstructed looks steeped in chic versatility. Step out in style in the warmer months with CLU shorts. From basic sweats and denim styles to lace-trimmed silk designs, these pieces can be dressed up or down.