Eat Pray Wear Love: Shorts For All Ages

Shorts For All Ages

I received a request from a friend the other, to do a post about shorts. Her exact words were, " How does a classy, fabulous, grown woman -not a 17 yr old- find shorts to wear?" (Love that!)

It had honestly never really occurred to me that other woman have a hard time with wearing shorts. I mean, I wear them all the time! 
Then I came to the stark realization that maybe I'm just a hoochie. ;)

I started thinking about lengths and if there's a general rule of thumb to go by. After browsing through hundreds of pairs of shorts, I decided that 3.5 - 5 inches is a pretty good gauge for length. There are of course 9 inch shorts, which will hit about mid thigh or right above the knee (depending on your height) but if you are looking for a feminine short-short and want to steer clear of the coochie-cutters, 3.5 - 5 inches is your best bet.

This is of course a totally subjective topic, and really depends entirely on a few different factors, including the occasion and your own level of comfort. 

What are your thoughts on shorts? Do you wear them? Do you think there's a certain length that you must wear after a certain age? Curious what you have to say, so please share in the comments below!

Shorts For All Ages

8 comments:

  1. Since I have shorter legs in proportion to my body I like to go a bit shorter. Love those black and white stripe shorts!
    Jessica
    the way to my Hart

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    1. I bought those ones a few weeks ago! So cute! :)

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  2. I do not own many shorts only because I am not allowed to wear them at work. I have a few that I do wear on the weekend at that shorter, due my petite frame!
    xo,
    Jacqueline
    stylininstlouis.com

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    1. Ya, it's hard to invest in them when you can't wear them at work. Thanks for the input!

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  3. As long as your booty is hanging out, I don't think it matters what length your shorts are at any age. I love shorties and mid-thigh lengths best on me, but have a hard time finding them too since shorts are apparently only made right for small women and very young girls. Target usually has a good selection though for anyone who isn't one of those two sizes. I like all the ones you've picked out here!

    -Chelsea
    chelsandthecity.blogspot.com

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    1. I'm with ya lady! As long as your booty isn't hangin out, I think it's all good :) Thanks for the feedback!

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  4. Thick Thighs + Short Legs + Someone's Mom = J. Crew's 5-inch Chino Shorts ;)

    https://www.jcrew.com/womens_category/shorts/solid/PRDOVR~68925/68925.jsp

    -Shanna (hey hey hey!)

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    1. Haha! Love it, Shanna! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog!! :)

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