8 Summer Looks To Try When You Hate Wearing Shorts

There’s something about shorts that some people hate. Some of the most fit, long-legged women I know refuse to wear shorts because they don’t like the way they make them look. And if you aren’t happy with your thighs? Forget about it. While I’m a firm believer that all bodies are beautiful and everyone can wear whatever they damn well please, it’s all about being comfortable in your skin. If you’re Team No-Shorts, read on for some style inspiration to keep you cool and fashionable this summer.

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If Meryl Streep can wear khaki trousers and a flowy button up in “Out of Africa” and make it chic, so can you. Pair a crisp top with lightweight crop pants, and style it with a cute handbag and flat sandals.

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A breezy skirt and graphic tee are an easy, stylish look to pull off during the summer. Bonus points for comfy shoes.

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Mix it up with a high-low tunic and cropped pants. Just make sure both are in a lightweight, breathable fabric so you don’t overheat.

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Nothing screams “summer” like a silk cami. Pair it with wide-leg pants and your favorite straw bag for the perfect summer evening look.

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Crop tops are the ultimate summer staple. Pair a basic color with a fun kimono for a perfect beach day look.

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I could live all summer long in a slip dress and be perfectly content. Especially when paired with my beloved chucks.

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Utility jumpsuits are definitely one of the “it” items fashion girls are wearing. They’re light, chic and easy to wear.

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When in doubt, WWDKW? What would Diane Keaton wear?

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Author: Samantha Welker

Samantha Welker is the business manager at Glitter Guide. She has an Master's in Corporate Finance & Sustainability from Harvard Business School but prefers working in the creative industry. She also hosts a weekly business podcast for creative women called Pretty Okay Podcast. She loves spending time with her husband and her son, Rocky, in sunny San Diego. Follow along on Instagram