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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Cute Summer Shorts Guide for Every body Type

Cute Summer Shorts Guide for Every body Type by fashion blogger Laura of Walking in Memphis in High Heels.

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Happy summertime ladies!  It's short season, can I get a hooray?!  I love wearing cute summer shorts, but they don't always love me.  I'm 5'2 with long legs, a short torso and an hourglass shape.  So it's always been hard for me to find my favorite fit.  I finally found a few brands though that are so good at getting it just right when it comes to shorts.  I can usually count on Loft, Old Navy and Target.  Today I'm sharing some of my favorite cute summer shorts and which body types I think they work best for if you're looking for your perfect fit too.  = )  What's your body shape?  Which of these cute summer shorts are your favorite?

Curvy girls - 1, 3, 5, 6
Longer lengths will help elongate and slim the legs.  Flowier styles or ones that have more of a relaxed fit on the legs are some of my favorites too. 

Hourglass - 3, 4, 5, 6
I love styles that are highwasited, have wider waistbands and  are not tailored on the leg for a little extra room.

Short Legs - 8, 9, 11
If you have short legs, you're lucky, you don't have to worry so much about the length on shorts,  You can wear most any length, but I say go ahead and go short if you feel comfortable.  = )

Long Legs - 1, 10
If you've got really long legs and don't feel like showing it all off, I totally understand.  These 2 styles will make sure you're covered, but they're still cute and on trend!

Slim - 2, 4, 5, 7
Detailing at the waist like a bow or ruffles will help to define your waistline and add some curves,  Prints will also have this same effect.


  1. Love the floral printed shorts!


  2. I love the shorts! #1 is my favorite because it looks best on me.

  3. You've done a great job of showcasing the best in summer shorts. Love it. Xo Jonet

  4. Totally getting #11 for the 4th! SO fun!

  5. I love all of the different short options! I especially love the jean shorts with the stars on them! So perfect for the 4th of July!
    xo Jessica

  6. How fun are those star shorts?!?! I have short legs and usually have to go w the shorter pairs, so my legs don't look shorter than they already are :-/


  7. I love the ones with ruffles!! My favorite!! In summer all i wear is shorts!!

  8. So many cute pics. And ruffle and!

  9. I am living for drawstring shorts lately!! I love all of these, especially the striped ones!

    Maggie @ Polished Closets

  10. These shorts are so cute!! I love the ones with a tie-wast!

  11. These shorts are all so cute! I've been wanting to add some fun colors or prints to my closet, so I'll have to look into some of those styles!

  12. I'm not even that into shorts, but you just inspired me to wear some! These are all so cute!

  13. Love this roundup! I have the stripe pair & I can't stop wearing them!


  14. This is a timely guide. I've always wanted to wear denim cutoffs but have definitely explored other short options. love the gingham and pink one!

    Abby | Life in the Fash Lane

  15. Love that most of these have a longer inseam!! And I have those Loft cut-offs .. they're the best!

    How 2 Wear It []

  16. This is such a great guide! You nailed it for my hourglass figure!

  17. I love that there are more options now than ever! Shorts used to be casual but now they can be dressy and chic too!

    Jessica |


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