Contrary to popular belief, shorts can be worn by virtually everyone. It's not about being a certain height, shape or size, and it's not about going with a certain trend or a "classic," avoiding all the rest. As with any fashion purchase, it's about how they feel on you, whether or not they're in your comfort zone and what you wear with your shorts. We've taken the confusion out of the process with five things to consider when choosing the perfect pair of shorts for you.
A contributing writer to theFashionSpot, Marisa has penned articles and features in over a dozen online and print publications. She's worked as fashion critic and creative director for papierdoll.com, been the managing editor for Caribbean-based Ocean Style Magazine, and worked with Set Magazine, a luxury lifestyle magazine based in Zurich, as a contributing editor. She splits her time between New York, Los Angeles and her hometown as a freelance fashion and cultural copywriter, editor and journalist. You can find out more at her site marisaswanson.com and follow her on Twitter @mraswan.