As we head deeper into summer, shorts will continue to be part of our fashion more and more. Warm weather is all about shorts. Shorts is the practical solution to keep us cool and it is also a way to bring a modern spin to a summer look. Pairing shoes with shorts has always been a tricky combination. How short is the short? What socks to wear? With heels or no heels? Some of the front runners in the shorts trend this season include sweat shorts, denim silhouettes and tailored cut shorts. Many fashion girls have been styling their favorite pairs in a variety of ways.
Incorporating the right shoes with your shorts ensemble could potentially up the chic factor even more. There are many different styles in women’s shorts and also many different shoes to wear with them. As such the combinations are endless. If you are one of those women who are still wondering what shoes to wear with different kinds of shorts, well you have to read these tips and get some of the best outfit inspirations.
Type of Shoes To Wear With Short Shorts
The idea of wearing short shorts is scary for some women due to fear of letting it all hang out or showing too much skin. There are women who can pull off wearing short shorts. The best shoe styles are heeled or ankle strap sandals, wedge sandals, espadrilles or embellished sandals.
Sweatshorts are also short shorts and they look great with the fashion people staple shoes like Birkenstocks and other two-strap sandals.
Types of Shoes For Mid-Length Shorts
A pair of mid-length shorts have a lot going for them. These short styles cover some of the problematic areas for many women. They can handle a wide variety of shoes such as boat shoes, slide sandals, mules or mid-heeled pumps with open toes for a casual look. If you want a chic casual look, pair the shorts with a classic ballerina flat or low-heeled wedge sandals.
You can also amp up the look of bike shorts with sleek mules or a pair of sneakers.
Types of Shoes For Long Shorts
Longer shorts are the first warm weather choice many women because they cover the thighs, which many consider to be a problem area. One tricky thing about wearing knee length or long shorts is if you pair them with the wrong types of shoes, it can create another problem for yourself which is the illusion of a short bulky calves. When wearing this short style, you would want your legs to look longer and slimmer. As such, opt for shoes with higher heels or flat shoes or sandals that expose your feet a lot. The heeled mules give this knee-length shorts ensemble a more polished look.
There is one type of shoes that would go well with shorts of any length and it is the chunky sandal. This sporty-style platform shoe is the epitome of cool style right now. You may want to stock up on these.