The Shorts Alternative

I've mentioned on the blog before that I'm not much of a fan of shorts.  I like a pair of denim Bermuda shorts in the summer, but that's about it. 
Skirt shorts:  New York & Company (Available here)
I don't have a problem showing my legs, but shorts inevitably always seem to ride up in the middle.  I find this so annoying and unattractive that I generally just avoid shorts altogether. 

Last month, I discovered these skirt shorts from New York & Company.  They are actually shorts, but the flouncy legs create the effect of a skirt. 
Jacket:  Torrid (Available here)
Now, this is what I'm talking about!!
Top:  ASOS Curve (Available here)
I love them, and I thought they looked great paired with a crop top and a moto jacket.  I wore this outfit last Saturday while out running errands.
Satchel:  The Limited
Locket:  Vintage
Bracelet:  Paperdolls Boutique
Booties  Target (Available here)
I don't usually dress to please my fiancé, but it was nice that he couldn't stop saying how much he loved this outfit and how I looked in it.  :-)
When the weather warms up more, I can see myself pairing these shorts with simple tees and tanks and flat sandals for easy summer style.
Are you a fan of wearing shorts?  Any tips for preventing the ride-up factor?

For the jacket in other looks, see
here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.

1 comment:

  1. I am liking shorts more lately (now that I'm not so professional). I figure I might as well wear them while my legs are still ok!! jodie
    ps...Those shorts look so great on you!


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