Saturday, 30 March 2013

Waisted Shorts

The vintage fashion trend of high waisted shorts had become mainstream again during the year 2007, when many celebrities opted for them over the low-waisted pants and skirts. Many fashion bloggers and celebrity gossip columnists upheld them. Today, they are extremely popular, especially amongst the fans of Mary-Kate Olsen's and Fergie's. High waisted trousers, shorts, skirts and skinny pants are more popularly chosen over those bulky and wide leg low rise pants. High waisted shorts suit most body types and they actually offer a better fitting than the low waist jeans. More on women's clothing.

High Waisted Shorts Patterns

You can find numerous patterns of this voguish type of fashion clothing. In fact, you can get a bit creative and develop a unique pattern of your own too. All that you need to do is to gather a cute fabric and zero down a trendy pattern for sewing the high waisted shorts. You can also find some really trendy patterns if you shuffle though the Internet or various fashion stores and designer boutiques. Here are a few interesting high waisted shorts patterns, that you may like to consider. More on girl's clothing.

High Waisted Shorts Pattern # 1
These shorts are not too high rise and hence people who want to keep it a bit conventional can definitely opt for them. They are also called as Ruby shorts. You can modify them in the hips, while keeping their height below or around the navel. They bear a row of buttons on each side seam and they open from both the sides. Linen and cotton are the perfect fabrics to make these high waisted shorts. To make them more stylish, you can use a different colored fabric and make an additional belt that goes around the waistband. They are perfect for summer outings.

High Waisted Shorts Pattern # 2
This is an excellent pattern of high waisted shorts, also known as Megan shorts. These are not exactly shorts, but rather a combination of high waisted skirts and shorts. Due to this reason they are also referred to as 'skorts'! These look great with materials like linen, cotton and other blended materials. They look like skirts from the front while appear like typical shorts from the back. This thing gives them a really casual appearance, which is worth carrying on any sort of casual social gathering.

High Waisted Shorts Pattern # 3
This is a comfy version of the high waisted shorts to wear. They are also known as Bella shorts. These are pleated shorts, which is why they are more unique. But if you are not happy with the pleats then you can avoid them by getting a straighter version. You can find them or make them with gabardine or lightweight denim fabric. They are great to have in your closet for the classic spring parties and all the other casual occasions. More on wardrobe essentials.

How to Wear High Waisted Shorts?

Though anyone can wear high waisted shorts, they are more suited to people having a straight, apple or hourglass body type. Once you are aware about your body type, then all that you need to to do is to bring yourself a nice and correct pair of high waisted shorts. For that, you need decide whether you want an all dressed up style or a casual style. Now you also need to accentuate the high waisted shorts. Not to hide them is the first rule. Thus, wear a fitter top, short top or a shirt which can be tucked in, if necessary. You can also opt for ruffle tops. If you fancy layering it, then you can opt for a blazer or a cardigan as well. More on high waisted jeans.


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