What To Wear When You HATE Wearing Shorts

Last updated: July 24, 2021

Are you tired of styling shorts during summertime? Don’t worry, we’ve you covered girl! Check out these hot summer outfit alternatives to wear instead of shorts.


A gorgeous feminine alternative to shorts is a skirt and a nice top! Especially if you don’t like showing your legs, a midi skirt is the perfect skirt for summer. Coming in a variety of different fabrics, prints, patterns and cuts, a skirt can be a cool option to wear in really hot weather or easy to layer up on cooler days. Match a beautiful printed skirt with a racer-style top and sandals or look just as lovely with a pleated skirt which does seem to be making a bit of a comeback again. A plain cami top is cool and comfortable to wear with a midi skirt in a nice print or you could try a wider strap vest top if you need to wear a bra. If you like some arm coverage, a t-shirt is a nice option either a v-neck or a round neck. Another nice way to pair a skirt is with a shirt, a basic white shirt in linen, or a lightweight fabric that’s cool to wear. Finish off with some gorgeous sandals or trainers, a pair of sunglasses and a gorgeous bag and you’re good to go!


Jumpsuits can be a really nice alternative to wearing shorts. Style them with trainers, wedges or flat sandals for a really summery look. Khaki jumpsuits always look lovely with natural accessories, like a straw hat and a raffia bag. Also, linen jumpsuits are great in the summertime as you will avoid sweating. When it comes to jumpsuits, it’s all about finding one in a shape that suits and flatters your body shape.


Super trending right now, wide-leg trousers are the sophisticated alternative to wearing shorts. They can be dressed up or dressed down and they really suit any age. Go for a lovely neutral look in beige, cream, or taupe color. Pair them with a white top, in a vest style or cami style, a straw hat, a black bag and some gorgeous sandals. Bardot tops work great with wide-leg trousers, as they broaden the shoulders and flatter the body. If you do like color, you could color block for a really striking look or you could wear a colored pair of trousers with a white bandeau top.


The simplest alternative to wearing shorts is a beautiful dress, that comes in all different shapes sizes colors and patterns. Simple button-down dresses are just lovely to wear in the summer, as they have a slimming effect because of the buttons. If they do have a wider strap it’s a bonus so you don’t have any underwear problems. Shirt dresses are a great throw-on style dress and they’re an easy alternative to shorts. Get them with or without sleeves and in different lengths. In the summertime sometimes you don’t want to feel fabric around your legs so short dresses can be more comfortable. If you don’t like wearing shorts, just fill your wardrobe with gorgeous dresses that you can wear all summer long for every occasion. They can be a little bit of a challenge but if you are looking for an alternative to shorts they can be a nice option and they can look very chic.

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