How To: Shorts for Women Over 50

Warm weather doesn’t stop because you’re over 50. We know shorts can be a challenging buy, though, because every store seems to carry only two options. You have the short-short, designed strictly for teenage legs. And then there’s  the long and shapeless short, designed for — well, that’s a mystery actually, because they’re universally unflattering and scream “old lady” from a mile away. So, yes, finding that middle ground style for your over-50 self takes some work. This summer, we’ve laid the groundwork for you. These five styles, all under $50, are sure to please your sense of style and your wallet. 5 Shorts for Women Over 50 Not Too Long Length is a legit concern for the over-50 fashionista. Too short just seems wrong and too long leaves your legs looking like tree trunks. Look for mid-length shorts that have a straighter leg and flat front. (Pleats in the front can billow out and give the appearance of thickness in your midsection.) This pair has a 7-inch inseam and a front zipper closure, plus two pockets each in the front and back. The longer length can elongate your legs if you wear them with nude sandals. Not Too Short … Continue reading How To: Shorts for Women Over 50