The Shorts Survival Guide

How to get through the summer, bare your legs and stay stylin' (9 Photos)

Dawn Papandrea on Jul 23, 2010 at 11:32AM

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The Shorts Survival Guide

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The Ins and Outs

Do you wear short shorts? Some women wait all year for summer to show off some leg, while others dread the season of skin (not to mention having to shave everyday!). But are shorts for everyone?

"The single most important factor for wearing shorts is whether or not you have good legs," says Paula Dabney, a business image coach and founder of Image Impact. "If you are blessed with smooth (vein- and cellulite-free) shapely legs, shorts are a great look for summer," she explains.

Still, not all shorts are created equal; it's important to understand which length works best for your body shape and height. Here, some fashion experts and wardrobe stylists give you the long and short of it... namely, a summer shorts survival guide for all.

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