Shorts For Women Over 50
Warm weather doesn’t just stop because you’re above 50. We know shorts can be a challenging buy, and also when it comes to styling your over-50 self. Here are 5 styles that are sure to please your sense of style – and your wallet too.
NOT TOO LONG
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.
NOT TOO SHORT.
If you’re comfortable with a slightly shorter length, try a 5-inch inseam.These will fall about mid-thigh, which is the right length to show off your fit legs, as an Over 50. A loose-fitting blouse tucked in and a belt, would pair nicely with these shorts.
WITH A BELT
These cotton twill shorts have the Gloria Vanderbilt signature fit: stretchy and flattering for all body types. Here, a 6-inch inseam provides good coverage paired with a snug fit.
Women’s Stretch Linen Shorts are light weight and excellent for warmer weather. This pair in particular stretches at the waist so you’ll be as comfortable as you are stylish.
Wear these shorts with a blue pair of flat sandals or sneakers.
We all know older skin is more sensitive. One way to manage skin sensitivity when you’re Over 50 is by keeping your skin sweat-free and choosing clothes that protect you from chafing.
Wear these Nike shorts on your casual days with Keds, no-show socks, a tech T and zip-front hoodie. If that outfit sounds too young, who cares? Grab a visor and big sunglasses, and leave those worries at home.