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This week I wore a clean and classic shorts outfit to the mall with some friends. Each time one of our birthdays rolls around we all get together to treat the birthday girl to lunch. We decided to go to Megamall; one of Manila’s most popular shopping destinations.

Clean And Classic Shorts

Classic Shorts

As the temperatures rise, we all want to wear clothing that is cool and comfortable. In tropical weather, shorts are often my favorite choice for beating the heat. Bermuda shorts are my favorite because they provide a little more coverage, yet are still cool and comfortable. My friend, Connie, wanted to make sure you got a real glimpse of my day and my grocery basket 😉

Clean And Classic Shorts

When choosing Bermuda shorts, I often pay close attention to how they taper at the bottom. If the bottom hem is too wide, the shorts can make your legs look shorter. Sometimes, I have my shorts altered to taper them in gradually from mid-thigh to knee (this alteration is also manageable with little sewing skills and a sewing machine). The most flattering hemline should hit above the knee cap.

Clean And Classic Shorts

Shorts outfits don’t have to be frumpy or unfashionable. A monochromatic color palette lends sophistication and pulls everything together.

Clean And Classic Shorts

Clean And Classic Shorts

Adding a few statement jewelry pieces also amps up the style quotient.

So, what length of shorts do you enjoy wearing most?

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Loving It, Shellie



  1. Perfect chic outfit for a day of shopping!

    Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you soon!


  2. Dawn Lucy says:

    I have been on the hunt for flattering burmuda shorts for years! Last summer I cut off some BF jeans and they looked kinda cute. These classics look chic on you! My summer go to is a maxi skirt or dress.

    Thanks for linking up with Fun Fashion Friday!

    Dawn Lucy

  3. jess says:

    Very nice and looks like you had a fun day shopping. I like to wear Loft shorts, a shorter version, I have one pair of bermuda I like. It is all about staying stylish and cool, right? Love the look Shellie
    Thanks for linking up with Turning Heads Tuesday!
    jess xx

  4. Jennie says:

    This monochromatic look makes this shorts look so chic. I don’t have any shorts this length, but may have to give them a try. IT looks like you had a fun day!

    • Shellie Bowdoin says:

      Hi Jennie…these Bermudas are just one of the many lengths I wear.

  5. Karren says:

    This is a great length of short and I like they are lose fitting for this length.
    Thanks Shellie for stopping by #OMHGFF this week to share you post.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  6. Adriele says:

    I LOVE those shorts! I had some red ones on last week. They’re the BEST option (especially as I chase around a toddler.) You’re gorgeous. 🙂


    • Shellie Bowdoin says:

      Thanks Adriele. Yes, chasing a toddler means comfort is the key!

  7. Patti says:

    Love, love this length of short, and you wear it so well, Shellie. Looks like a fun women’s day out! xo


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