Pulling off the right image with shorts can be as challenging as it is with many other garments. There are many useful guides to wearing shorts, but individuals have a difficult time shopping for the right fit. To get it right, you need to know what to look out for and how to buy shorts that fit in well with your physique. Even though there are no set rules about shopping for and wearing shorts, you can make the perfect statement if you have the right tips.

How are Shorts Supposed to Fit?

Choosing a pair of shorts that is well cut and fitting has more than comfort to it. You end up looking sharp and fashionable. If you know how to identify a superbly tailored pair, you will define your tastes and achieve a flattering look despite your size or shape. The ideal pair of shorts should feel snug and not too tight, or you will hamper your mobility. If you know how to show off a leg, your confidence will go up as well.

There are shorts for every body type and size. It only takes the right tips to find the perfect pair. As a cardinal rule, you need to avoid the baggier types. A tailored fit will make you stand out. The baggy shorts make your legs diminish and they give your upper body a bulky appearance. Shorts can suddenly look bland on you if they are ill-fitting. If it’s too baggy, the more fabric you will have to drag around.

 The right pair of shorts has the potential to balance your body and looks. Shorts define your legs and team up with your waistline to add or subtract bulk, where you need to trim down or bulk up. When you want your next pair to make all the right statements, you should choose a flat front instead of the baggy one. You should keep away from elastic waistbands since they emphasize your belly. Further, you need to avoid shorts with flare bottoms. Narrow legs help to accentuate your shape. It’s wise to keep the short’s length above the knee.

What Is The Ideal Shorts Length?

Pulling off a magnificent look with a pair of shorts requires confidence. It’s important that you know how to discern the ideal length in relation to your build. Learning the right length is something you can learn with experimentation. You should try long and shorter pairs until you find the right length. However, it’s advisable that you put your height in consideration before you buy a pair.

If you have a noticeable height, it’s wise to pick mid-length shorts. Longer shorts tend to exaggerate your height, while shorter ones on thin, tall legs can have a beanstalk effect. For medium heights, any length of shorts is fine as long as it doesn’t go below the knee. For short people, it’s okay to choose shorter pairs, although they need to avoid baggy and long pairs.

When you chose a pair of shorts, it’s advisable to go for stiff fabrics. If you opt for very loose material like silk, it’s difficult to accentuate your asset. It’s also challenging to find the right top to match with. Materials that have a strong structure such as cotton or linen and cotton blends are ideal. For colors, bright or neutral shades work well. It’s advisable to avoid large prints since they tend to draw attention to areas you want to mute out.

Choosing Shorts Color

When it comes to colors, everyone has their unique preferences. It’s important that you pick a color you can wear confidently. It’s important to choose a color that goes well with your skin tone. Some colors look great on pale complexion, while others are superb for dark skins. For instance, if you have light skin, it’s advisable to choose shorts with darker shades deep grays, brown or navy blues complement pale skin perfectly, you should avoid bright colors since they will overshadow your complexion.

If you have darker skin, it’s okay to fuse in brighter shorts including khaki. Those who sport olive skin tones can go for bold colors and it’s advisable to avoid shades that fizzle out into your skin tone. Darker skins also work well with prints and conspicuous patterns.

During summer there are numerous occasions you can attend with shorts. You can hack the smart to a casual look if you know what to perfectly match with on the top. The type of shoes, shirts or jackets you add to your outfit will decide the eventual look you pull off.

Shirts and T-shirts can be worn with shorts. You can also match with a polo or a short shirt. It’s still okay to tuck in the shirt and throw a belt on the shorts to harmonize the top and bottom. A slim fit jumper can be worn with the shorts, especially in cold weather. You should avoid bulky jumpers or they will throw the look off guard. For shoes, you have a wide array to choose from including sneakers, loafers or desert boots; they complement khaki shorts excellently.

Our Shorts

At UniformsInStock, we have an impressive shorts collection for men and women. Check out our utility shorts, cargo and flat front pairs. We have an array of colors and designs from leading fashion brands. The cotton blend Women's Dura- Kap Plain Front Short or the solid patterned Women's Utility Shorts will let you enjoy summer and the prices are pocket-friendly. Enjoy the easy-to-use filters to help you find the right pair of shorts that fits your style and preference. We will ship your order on the same day, while our in-house experts will help you find the perfect pair any day.

For more information about our selection of shorts, please don’t hesitate to get in touch

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  1. Women's Charcoal Plain Front Short


    Women's Dura- Kap Plain Front Short
    $20.95 As low as $13.62
  2. Men's Charcoal Pleated Front Short


    Men's Pleated Front Short
    $0.00 As low as $39.62
  3. Edward's Women's Utility Shorts


    Women's Utility Shorts
    $22.95 As low as $19.51
  4. Women's Pleated Utility Shorts


    Women's Pleated Utility Shorts
    $22.95 As low as $19.51
  5. Men's Charcoal Cell Phone Pocket Shorts


    Men's Cell Phone Pocket Short
    $23.95 As low as $15.57
  6. Men's Tan Pleated Shorts


    Men's Casual Pleated Shorts
    $24.95 As low as $21.21
  7. Men's Khaki Cargo Short


    Men's Cargo Short
    $26.95 As low as $17.52
  8. Men's Tan Cargo Shorts


    Men's Long Cargo Shorts
    $27.95 As low as $23.76
  9. Women's Navy Cargo Shorts


    Women's Cargo Shorts
    $27.95 As low as $23.76
  10. Men's Black Utility Shorts


    Men's Utility Shorts
    $27.95 As low as $23.76
  11. Men's Tan Chino Shorts


    Men's Chino Shorts
    $28.95 As low as $24.61
  12. Women's Black Flat Front Shorts


    Women's Flat Front Shorts
    $28.95 As low as $24.61
  13. Men's Khaki Cotton Cargo Shorts


    Men's Wrinkle Resistant Cargo Short
    $30.95 As low as $20.12
  14. Men's Navy Chino Shorts


    Men's Chino Long Shorts
    $30.95 As low as $26.31
  15. Men's Performance Shop Short


    Men's Performance Shop Short
    $32.95 As low as $21.42
  16. Men's Navy Cargo Shorts


    Men's Cargo Shorts
    $32.95 As low as $28.01
  17. Women's Tan Flat Front Cargo Shorts


    Women's Flat Front Cargo Shorts
    $32.95 As low as $28.01
  18. Women's White Business Casual Chino Short


    Women's Chino Shorts
    $33.95 As low as $28.86
  19. Men's Black Pleated Shorts


    Men's Pleated Shorts
    $33.95 As low as $28.86
  20. Men's Black Chino Shorts


    Men's Chino Cargo Shorts
    $35.95 As low as $30.56
  21. Women's Black Flat Front Shorts


    Women's Microfiber Flat Front Shorts
    $37.95 As low as $32.26
  22. Men's Black Microfiber Flat Front Shorts


    Men's Microfiber Flat Front Shorts
    $37.95 As low as $32.26
  23. Men's Tan Soft Touch Shorts


    Men's Soft Touch Shorts
    $37.95 As low as $32.26
  24. Men's Navy Functional Work Short


    Men's Functional Work Shorts
    $40.95 As low as $26.62
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