5/10/10

TREND: SHORTS CAN MAKE YOU HAPPY!

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Clothes can make you happy! That's what happened to me on Saturday, when the realization hit that Yes! I could wear shorts and not be cold. Of course I had to search high and low because I haven't worn a pair in months. But it was worth it, when I stepped outside and felt the sun against my legs. In my search for shorts I noticed that I am lacking in styles.

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I have a few dark and light colored jean shorts, but like any other pieces of clothing you should have some fun styles to mix it up. That's why I loved this editorial, the shorts are fun, fresh and oh so summer. The picks I have chosen for this post are fun and maybe can't go with everything but sometimes that's OK.


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You shouldn't be surprised to see leopard print shorts, this is me after all. The mixed print that almost looks hippy-ish doesn't scare me off either. They have character and clothes that have personality is a must.

This editorial from Vogue UK does a wonderful job illustrating how versatile shorts can be. When I was younger I used to hate to wear shorts because my legs were more athletic than model skinny, but now I love them because with some wedge heels and mid length shorts my legs look longer. Who doesn't love that?

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I am not a short shorts girl and it's exciting that you don't have to be. These tie dye shorts are like a second skin and would be fun under a tunic like dress and these twill printed shorts just want to be seen.

I know some shorts are claiming that they are work appropriate, but I would personally save these for the weekend. They are just the kind of pieces that call scream weekend, take a break from work clothes and mix it up with these!
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7 comments

La Feem said...

Right now I'm collecting shorts as well, I realized I'm lacking in that area and the sun is starting to shine bright. Great choices here, thanks.

Laura said...

"Clothes that have personality is a must"
You're right! I love prints, and they're so happy!!

I'm more the type of person who wears shorts quite short because I believe that others don't fit me very well 'cause of my height.
I love shorts!

I will keep around here:)

xxx
- Laura

WendyB said...

A couple of years ago I passed on a pair of high-waisted, vintage, leopard-print shorts and I've been regretting it ever since!

Style with Benefits said...

Yea those leopard print shorts are calling my name! Great inspiration pics!

xo, becs

Dessinatrice said...

I also realized I had just about no shorts, and it was for the precise reason that I'm always at work (bah, dumb office job!) so I agree with the title, shorts can make you happy! I recently went shopping and got a great pair of vertically striped shorts, and a grey paperbag pair as well =]

Ripped Nylon

Jonna said...

I haven't worn shorts since I was a little girl.. But at the moment I'm sewing shorts for myself, I want to try if I like wearing them.. :)

Those leopard print shorts looks amazing!

Rheanne said...

what magazine is this??
xx

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