the perfect shorts not only flaunts your figure but
also makes you look stylish and trendy. Whether you
go for itty-bitty shorts or a little mini, short is
definitely the key word when choosing bottoms for the
following tips will help you choose the perfect shorts
for this summer:
Opt for a shorter inseam if you have short legs or are
petite. A shorter silhouette will give the illusion
of a longer leg, whereas a longer short will only enhance
your compact frame.
2. Skip the pleats and any closure that gathers or bunches
at the belly if you're wide through the middle. Opt
instead for the slimming effects of a flat, clean front.
3. Balance broad hips with shorts that have a wider
and longer cut. Downplay larger buttocks with shorts
that flare or taper at the outside seam.
4. Cinch a drawstring short at your waist if you have
a straight or boyish figure. Or select a zip or button-front
style that sits low around your hips instead of your
5. Head out in hot shorts if you're blessed with long,
slender and well-toned legs. Just make sure you don't
reveal too much.
6. Complement a very long leg or a tall frame with a
board short or clam digger. Pair the board short with
a cotton tank and sport slides, and dress the clam digger
up with a peasant top and colorful leather thongs.
tips for pulling off short looks:
pairing these bare bottoms with anything overly lowcut,
belly-baring, or skintight.
a mini skirt, an oversized yet still fitted tunic
is the top option. The look is ever-so-slightly boho,
yet still chic.
shorts, go for a nautical striped tee (I'm so loving
stripes!) or a classic polo.