After a few too many seasons of seeing ultra-short shorts, summer's hemlines have finally lengthened to bring back the Bermuda. No longer just the favorite of tourists, dads and grandmothers, this knee-skimming style is as nonchalantly fashionable as it gets. But if the idea of wearing just-above-the-knee shorts sounds like the fashion kiss of death, look no further than the runways of Marc Jacobs, Diane von Furstenberg and Chloe. Whether produced in silky, crisp or linen fabrics, high-waist or low slung, tailored or baggy, both mid-thigh and below-the-kneecap variations are trending for summer. And since this easy-wear piece works for corporate offices, dinners, parties and weekend getaways — it is basically the new warm weather trouser. Teamed with a contemporary cut and new type of swagger, this new crop of shorts are certified cool.
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Megan Correia is a freelance fashion, beauty and lifestyle writer and editor extraordinaire hailing from Canada. After packing her designer bags and moving to the other side of the world on Australia’s Gold Coast, Megan received her Journalism degree to put her fashion knowledge and gift for the written word to good use. While always perusing the latest and upcoming fashion and beauty trends, runway collections and style stars of the season, Megan’s flair for fashion sparked a whirlwind expensive love affair with handbags and now considers herself to be a true bag snob. When she’s not trying to break the record for most Louis Vuitton bags owned, you can find her creating conversation on Twitter and Instagram.