STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Minimal and Festive

Style Advice of the Week

Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalloza. That’s right, it’s festival time and this season’s go-to shorts prove it’s alright to cover up a bit and if you plan on going to any festival this year, you definitely will want to invest in a pair of cute high-waisted shorts.

You might think that high-waisted shorts are not for you and only look good on certain people. High-waisted shorts come in a large selection of different colors, styles, lengths and materials and they are versatile enough to pair with just about anything in your closet. These shorts will give an effortless edge to your look that is also figure flattering, no matter your shape.

Our Fashionista this week proved that wearing a pair of high-waisted denim shorts is not daunting at all. A great way to rock a pair of high-waisted shorts is to tuck in your top. This helps accentuate your curves and give the illusion of a slimmer waist. With her denim shorts (she found them at a thrift store), our Fashionista wore a simple black top with white polka dots from H&M and threw a black, chunky cardigan from Forever 21. The length of the cardigan balances out her outfit with the shorts being higher at the waist. It’s all about the proportions when it comes to these shorts. I also love that they have distressed detailing at the hem. It gives the shorts a timeless and carefree look.

Many times we feel that in order to complete an outfit, we need a colorful statement necklace or a pair of crazy shoes to make an outfit stand out. But sometimes simple is the better way to go. Our Fashionista this week accessorized with a simple ring that she received as a hand-me-down and dressed up her high-waisted shorts with a leather belt from Calvin Klein. She then wore her lace-up boots from Steve Madden. Simple and clean. Because her accessories are so minimal, her high-waisted shorts are the star of the outfit. The light blue denim is a great contrast against all of the black in our Fashionista’s outfit.

I am happy to say that the high-waisted trend is here to stay. When worn properly, they can really complement anyone and with confidence you can be center stage rocking a pair of high-waisted shorts at your favorite music festival this year!

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