The summer months are here, and many have put away the long pants for shorts and lighter clothing. Are you in need of some new shorts? Don’t know where to turn?
Let’s face it, the denim cutoffs with tears and patches are probably not your thing. We’ve put together a list of the best shorts for older women.
You probably don’t have the same legs you had when you were in your 20s. That’s ok. There’s no need to hide your legs because they have walked thousands of miles and brought you to where you are today.
Flabby knee skin, cellulite, thick thighs, skinny calves… Who cares? Be proud of your legs no matter what they look like.
Here are our top picks for shorts for women over 50:
Bermuda shorts hit right above the knee. They can be made of natural or synthetic fabrics, be solid or printed. Many women over 60 turn to bermuda shorts for versatility and comfort.
Karen Scott’s 100% cotton sheeting shorts are a must-have for warm weather. With slant pockets at the front and pull-on styling, these shorts offer both convenience and versatility. Created for Macy’s, they are crafted from high-quality materials. Whether you’re lounging or out and about, these shorts are a stylish choice. Imported and designed to be effortlessly wearable, they are the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.
The Girlfriend Embroidered Palms Shorts from Chico’s are perfect for embracing the warm weather in style. These shorts are designed with a So Slimming® stretch front panel that provides a flattering waistline. The eye-catching palm tree embroidery adds a touch of charm. They feature front and back pockets, a front zipper and button, a fray, and a regular inseam of 9″. These shorts are made from a blend of cotton, rayon, polyester, and lycra.
These SO SLIMMING 360 13″ Brigitte Shorts from Chico’s have a longer inseam and are offered up to size 22. Many colors are available. Designed with So Slimming® technology, these shorts offer a 360-degree slimming effect. The 13″ inseam provides comfortable coverage, while the classic fit and versatile design make them a perfect choice for any occasion.
The Perfect Shorts Square Gingham bermuda shorts from Talbots feature a classic gingham pattern that exudes charm and versatility. With a 10.5″ inseam, they offer a comfortable and modest length. The shorts are designed with a flattering fit and crafted from high-quality materials for durability. Whether for a casual day out or a stylish picnic, these Square Gingham shorts are the perfect choice to elevate your warm-weather wardrobe.
If you’ve got them, flaunt them. Proud of your legs and like to show them off? Here are our picks for shorts that you will feel good in.
Solid Switchback Cotton Shorts from Macy’s are 100% cotton with rolled cuffs with buttoned tabs.
Style & Co’s utility shorts are a casual essential with a versatile twist. These shorts boast an adjustable cuff that allows you to customize your look effortlessly. They come with a removable fabric belt and feature utility pockets at the front, along with patch pockets at the back.
Printed colorful shorts are fun to match with solid colored tops in the summer. Florals, plaids, polka dots, and more.
Plaid plus-size Soft Linen Shorts at Lane Bryant are a perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.
Chico’s Travelers Pebble Print Bermuda Shorts offer both style and comfort. Featuring a unique pebble print design, these shorts are visually appealing. Made from Chico’s signature Travelers fabric, they offer wrinkle-resistant, lightweight, and comfortable wear, making them the perfect choice for your next adventure.
Tasseled-Drawstring Pull-On Shorts from J.Jill feature a lightweight feel and a vibrant summer-inspired pattern. The fully elasticized waist ensures incredible comfort, while the tasseled drawcord adds a fashionable touch.
SAM EDELMAN Kira Printed High-Waist Shorts from Macy’s feature a breezy design and a flattering high-rise fit. With side-seam pockets at the hips and welt pockets at the back, these shorts offer both convenience and style. Designed with a paper-bag waist and contrast trim at the belt buckle and hem, they showcase a unique and fashionable look.
What types of shorts are your favorites? Which one on our list is your top pick? Where do you shop for shorts? Tell us about it in the comments below.