Summer is around the corner and now is the time to bare it all. Well, not everything, but at least the long, lean legs you have worked all year for. Slipping into a pair of trendy shorts feels sexy and feminine. When it comes to shorts, 2012 summer offers you an eclectic blend. From printed to high-waisted, the everyday fashionista has plenty of choices to draw attention in.
As we have noticed, prints rule the fashion scene today, and when it comes to prints, ikat is a personal favorite. The vibrant ethnic print lends a boho and nonchalant vibe to the whole ensemble. Pair your printed ikat shorts with a simple tee, statement wedges and bold jewelry.Throw in a cropped denim jacket to meet the balmy evenings with style.
Whether it's contemporary leather, casual printed or trendy distressed denim shorts, choosing high-waist is fashion-forward. An on-trend look can be achieved by working on an all-white outfit. As seen in the image, style your high-waist white leather shorts with an easy and relaxed white tee. Keep the look classy by choosing a natural and close-to-skin tone makeup palette. You may choose to remain true to the trend by opting for neutral platforms or take the unconventional route by electrifying your look with neon.
Update your summer wardrobe with a fresh take on cuffed shorts. Take the ubiquitous style and work it with glitter and glam this year. Choose a metallic shimmery short and style the look with a classy lace top. While the metallic adds the gloss and the shine, the lace keeps the look together, ladylike and elegant.
The cargos of yesteryears need to be relegated to your closet. Although cargos are back in fashion, the styles are much different than what we are used to. The on-trend cargo is tailored and slimmer and complements your body. The structured contemporary cargo is more than just a casual piece, and can be worn up or down befitting the occasion.
Woven shorts meet the need of the modern woman looking for trendy options for a formal/professional setting. Work your elegant and edgy look by opting for a summer tweed short and pairing it with a ruffled blouse. Although casual, tailored and structured shorts keep it polished. Complete the look with pumps and a fitted black blazer.
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