I’m more inclined to flaunt my shoulders than my legs. But, it’s summertime, and shorts are a must-wear, right? I purchased today’s featured pair of short shorts in Express early last year in preparation for a trip home to St. Kitts. See how I wore them on island in this post. I knew I would be spending lots of time liming (island term for hanging out) on the beach, so I didn’t pack any “dressy” clothing. I did, however pack a versatile pair of black shorts.
Sandals: c/o Bronx Diba Shoes
Bag: Linea Pelle (sold out, option, option)
Earrings: J.Crew (old, option)
Bracelet: J.Crew (old, really want this one)
Rings: Kendra Scott (on sale), Kendra Scott (on sale)
Lip: Mac “Violetta” lipstick, Mac “Vino” lip pencil
Though more leg-flaunting than my staple summer shorts, I chose this particular pair (now under $30) because its front pleats and cuffed hem added an air of sophistication that appealed to me. I also got them in black, a safe color choice for versatility and polish.
When paired with a luxe blouse, like my print belted blouse, these short shorts look quite elegant. Talking about my print blouse, I’ve been wanting to build a mixed print look around it. I imagined pairing it with my striped ankle pants (seen before in this post), but the prints didn’t marry as well as I had hoped. When I put my leopard Linea Pelle bag next to the blouse, though, there was an instant connection.
Have a wonderful weekend!