“Coming Up Short” Stylish Tips for Wearing Shorts

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“Coming Up Short” Stylish Tips for Wearing Shorts

Just a few “Simple Style Solutions” for Donning Shorts;

  • Pair shorts with tops that hit at the hip.

Shirt hits at the hip





  • How Short is too Short? It is safe to choose a short that has a three or four-inch inseam.

  • Avoid showing too much skin. Balance your short shorts with long sleeve blouses.






  • Knee length shorts are well suited when paired with a structured jacket or a sexy halter. If you have short legs make sure your wear a high pump or wedge.

Burt Shorts





  • If you are on the short side. Cuffed styles also will look perfect on you. Make sure the shorts are above the knee. Avoid baggy shorts, they are too overwhelming on petite shape.






  • Do not be afraid to pair jacket for a more polished, tailored look.






  • If you have short legs like me, TRY: shorts with shorter hemlines to give your gams a long, lean look p.s. try heels for height.






  • If you have Long Legs, TRY: mid-thigh or knee length Bermudas to compliment the length of your legs and experiment with colors that match or are close to your skin tone to break up the line.






 What is your fave stylish shorts tip?




By |2015-05-15T08:56:13+00:00May 15th, 2015|2 Comments


  1. Karen May 1, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    Nice job Lisa! Great recommendations. I’m going to use the one on wearing longer skin-tone for longer legs when I done them this summer~

  2. Amy H May 2, 2013 at 1:09 am

    I love my short shorts with a simple top…glad to know they are still appropriate ūüôā

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