At some point early on in my 40’s, I just stopped wearing shorts. I found them to be too casual, not very flattering, and for some reason, “not befitting” a woman of a certain age.
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They were perfect under my wrap dresses – allowing me to move around freely with Noah, while still feeling feminine and a little bit dressed up.
And I soon found myself wearing them with other items in my wardrobe. And I re-discovered my love of shorts.
The trick is finding the right length AND cut. I prefer an inseam of about 11-13″ (which hits just at my knees), with a very straight and slim profile. A neutral color (such as khaki or black) or a dark rinse denim will be most versatile.
How to wear them? Here are some of my favorite outfit ideas:
I could keep going! Best of all, a dark color, in a nice mid-heavy weight fabric could see you right through fall – making these a true “multi-tasker“.
So ladies, let’s discuss – aside from exercising, do you love shorts? How do you style them?