Dressing for summer never really had much of an impact on me until I started teaching. Now, hanging around in a pair of shorts from Hollister is a much more appreciated privilege. I never wear shorts to work (I think it’s tacky even with tights…at least for my job), and I actually never used to wear shorts at all! This summer I’m excited about branching out from my regular old pieces and I’m looking at bold colors and prints. We’ll see if I actually go through with it. Here’s my very short shorts list:
I’m kind of obsessed with Coral. Like…really bad. I have a Coral purse, nail polish, pens, lip gloss, and I rocked a Coral dress to prom eight years ago BEFORE Coral was cool. I probably wouldn’t wear them this short, but I do love the color. I’d really like to try and rock something bright on top and on the bottom, but I’m too much of a wimp. The shoes are just for fun. I like a simple black sandal to balance out the brightness.
Next up…plaid! I have always been a fan of plaid. It might be my 1990s punk rock roots, but even in the winter, my plaid tweed pants are some of my favorite to wear to work (even though my students tell me they look like PJs. What do they know?) I paired this outfit with some simple bangles and basics. Perfect for a cookout, no?
I usually buy my shorts at least one size bigger. There’s nothing more that I hate than fabric that creeps places it should be on me or anyone else. That’s always been my philosophy. Do you wear shorts? What kinds do you like to wear?