Ava Grace's Closet: Friday Fancies:

Friday, June 8, 2012

Friday Fancies:

Ah, the evasive hunt for the perfect pair of shorts for the {ahem} slightly older gal. 
What you look for in your teens.early 20's {namely the shortest and tightest possible} is the exact opposite of what might make the perfect pair today.
A little longer. A little softer. And definitely not form fitting.
Short & Sweet

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Last year, I found a few lovelies that will still work this summer.
Namely, these from Aritzia. The perfect high-waist and longer length. Bonus points for cute nautical buttons.
And a very similar pair to these from Forever XXI. A tad longer and softer than your standard denim cut-off.

Where are you finding your perfect pair?

Linking up here and here.

13 comments :

  1. Dearest Susan,

    Just a couple of weeks ago I found two Escada Sport Bermudas that are perfect! One Khaki and one White... With a tan I don't mind the shorter shorts either but, yes it makes a difference in age. Have a great weekend.
    Love,
    Mariette

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  2. so true about fit...mine I test with the ability to bend over with out flashing the world... ~ :)

    Those grey shorts are darling! Love the teal necklace as well!

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  3. Love it! Those grey shorts are SO great and I love the pops of teal :) Happy Friday!!

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  4. I love wearing shorts it's basically my daily uniform. And when you live in tropical country I think short will be your best friend. Also, let's not forget my height or the lack of it that makes me want to wear shorts all the time too.

    I basically like the grey shorts and YSL bag.

    Enjoy your weekend!

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  5. I'm still on the hunt for the perfect pair this year. Every pair I find is short, short, short. Not exactly 'mom of three' wear.;)

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  6. gah! those shoes are BOMB!!! love love love
    and i think blue is my color this year. ive been wearing a lot of it and am totally attracted to everything blue right now hehe.
    needless to say. i NEED that necklace and essie polish!
    super cute

    stopping by from blonde episodes :)
    hope you come show some love :)

    HAPPY FRIDAY!

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  7. Totally true! As I get older the shorts get longer hehe.

    I love your outfit! Have a great weekend :)

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  8. I am desperate to find shorts that will hide my legs but are still shorts. Gah!

    Steph

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  9. OMG I'm drooling over those shoes! Want, want, want!

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  10. Oh gosh just gorgeous! I love this color palette! And isn't it the truth about finding "age appropriate" shorts. So hard! But I love the ones you have here!

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  11. These are cute! I've never liked the super short shorts. I found some cute ones at Marshalls last year. Cute, but full cheek coverage!! :) You will look great in anything!

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  12. I have a pair of capris that are exactly like those shorts. I love them. They are dressy when they want to be and casual when they want to be. One of my favourite summer staples!

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  13. AHHHH ... I'm exactly in that predicament, searching for the elusive pair of shorts for the (hmmm... over 30 ..ok over 39 and I'm not going any further...lol).. summer. I have decided that I will make Lilly Pulitzer's dresses my summer look. Happy week-end! xo C. (HHL)

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I love reading every last one. Thanks so much for stopping by our little blog. xo.

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