Fashion trend: Shorts

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Fashion trend: Shorts

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Shorts are continuing to improve on their cool factor this season with many different lengths and styles to choose from. A summer essential, shorts are a great way to show off legs. But this trend is about more than summer vacations and sporty style. This spring, shorts range from casual to elegant with a variety diverse of choices. Play up gams with serious game in shorts long on style. Choose from bicycle, boyfriend and micro-mini, opt for bold prints or go matchy-match in a chic shorts suit.

Be prepared for an onslaught of Bermuda shorts such as the distressed denim version worn by Cara Delevingne at DKNY’s Spring 2013 runway show. Other designers, such as Roland Mouret, showed Bermuda shorts with a structured blazer; raising the level of sophistication that is appropriate for most offices. The charming shorts suit, which has been around for a few seasons now, is a feminine take on menswear that continues to gain momentum. Michael Kors showed a matching striped version on the runway that is sure to set the standard this spring.

Despite shorts’ newfound refinement, cute and girly short shorts continue to be a key item in our closets for Spring 2013. Designers such as Rebecca Minkoff and Cacharel paraded shorts in electric hues and super short, sexy styles. The short trend is becoming more versatile every year with designers continuing to experiment with different options. What’s next?

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