she wears short shorts…

This entire ensemble is so chic. Get 'er done.

Above, from left: Vince Cropped Tee, $88, available at Barneys New YorkMayser Black Wool Felt Hat, $75, available atStylebopGap Boyfriend Belt, $29.99, available at GapAmerican Eagle Ripped Midi Cutoff Short, $29.95, available at American EagleRag and Bone Strapped Suede Booties, $450, available at Saks Fifth Avenue.

and she wears them so well.

Seriously, living in Sacramento it really is near impossible to get away without throwing a pair on once in a while. With temperatures known to reach 100+ in the Summer, shorts are sort of a necessity. Much like a pool or a really efficient watering hose.

Add a long drapey cardigan for extra cover.

Buy at Cuff’s in Sacramento, $58

Like so many women, however, shorts are not an item I typically purchase. Shorts have developed a reputation of being for the young and well, the skinny. Don’t fret, my pet, there are variations of this look that can work for everyone. And let me just say, a spray tan never hurts 😉

Tommy Hilfiger

Jason Wu

DSquared2

Try a cuffed short that hits mid-thigh or perhaps a culotte with some flare works better for your figure? If not, I like a longer, fisherman pant and it seems Dsquared2 has perfected this look. Tommy Hilfiger, Jason Wu and DVF are breaking out the shorts left and right and lucky for us, they come in all lengths and sizes. Belt it, layer your upper body with cardigans or drapey vests, and your look is complete. Try shorts with open toe booties or a strappy gladiator sandal and you will be ready for Summer weather.

– sister

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