{Outfit}: 4 Reasons Why I Love the Shorts Trend

Wednesday March 5, 2014

You know what I love about shorts? First of all, they are super comfy. Second, they are perfect for summer keeping you cool while still looking chic. Third, they are SO on trend right now. And fourth, they can easily be dressed up or down based on what you pair it with. Plus, contrary to popular belief, shorts can look very flattering on pear shaped women like me. Don't believe me? Just check out this article I wrote where I give several tips on how to wear shorts for pear shaped women.

-- En Español -- ¿Sabes porqué me gustan tanto los shorts? En primer lugar, son muy cómodas. En segundo lugar, son perfectos para el verano para mantenerte fresca y todavía verte chic. En tercer lugar, están muy a la moda ahorita mismo. Y en cuarto lugar, pueden fácilmente verse elegantes o casuales dependiendo de cómo los usas. Además, contrario a lo que muchos piensan, los shorts se pueden ver muy bien en mujeres con cuerpo en forma de pera como yo. No me crees? Vean este artículo que escribí donde doy varios tips de cómo usar shorts para mujeres con cuerpo en forma de pera.

{Shorts: Forever21.com (Similar here!)  ;  Shirt/Camisa: Forever21.com (Similar here!)  ;  Forever 21 Blazer: Saks (Panama) (Similar here!) ;  Shoes/Zapatos: eBay.com (Similar here!)  ;  Bag/Bolsa: Present from my boyfriend's Aunt  ;  Castle Ring/Anillo de Castillo: Disney Couture (Find it here!)  ;  Knuckle ring/Anillo de nudillo: Forever21.com  ;  Earrings/Aretes: Via Vai (Panama)  ;  Lipstick: Covergirl 335 "Embrace" (Find it here!)}


Today, for example, I decided to dress up these polka dot shorts by pairing them with a classy blouse and a polished blazer. I can just as easily pair these shorts with a plain white tshirt and some cute flats for the weekend. The possibilities are endless!

Hoy, por ejemplo, decidí ponerme estos shorts de puntitos de forma elegante combinándolos con una blusa blanca y un blazer profesional. Así mismo puedo usar estos shorts de forma más casual combinándolos con un tshirt blanco y unos zapatos tipo bailarinas para un look de fin de semana. Hay tantas formas distintas de combinar los shorts!

Do you like to wear shorts during the summer?? How would you dress them up or down?

Y a tí te gusta usar shorts en el verano?? Cómo los usarías tú para verte elegante o casual?



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  1. They are such cute polka dot shorts! They are lovely on you, and really nice dressed up with the shirt and blazer :)

    Away From Blue

  2. Thank you very much Mica!! Hope your weekend has been fantastic!

  3. Such cute shorts and the blazer matches perfectly! I like wearing shorts too on a hot summer day. I love how many options there are today too! :)

  4. LOVE that you paired your shorts with a blazer! Too cute :)

    xo, tasha
    twenty-something blog

  5. I love wearing shorts (when the weather permits - still a few feet of snow on the ground where I live). These polka dot shorts are super fun, and they look unexpectedly great with that blazer.

  6. I definitely need to start shopping for some cute spring/summer shorts! I love the color and polka dots are my fave :) you look absolutely gorgeous like always Marie! this color suits you <3

    Alexa <3


  7. Thanks Heidi!! Yeah, I'm also really enjoying how there are all sizes, shapes, fabrics, colors, and prints of shorts available nowadays. Its really nice to have so many options!

  8. Thank you Annabelle!! Its so hard to believe that you are in several feet of snow while I'm sweating and dying in the heat, haha. Sending some warm weather your way!

  9. Thank you Alexa!! I bet you would look amazing in some cute Spring shorts!!

  10. you have THE cutest collection of shorts! I love these! I don't have many pairs because I feel like they highlight the widest part of my leg, but I think I would really like a classy/tailored pair like this!

    perfectly priya

  11. Pear shaped?! You? Surely you jest?!

    I struggle with shorts. Really struggle with shorts, and I am the classic hourglass; with a long waist. Plus I am over 40. So right now, I am super-envious ;)


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