Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Sheila Styles: The Winterized Shorts & Tights

Remember summertime?  Lemonade, 105 degree days, sunlight until 9, and all those cute shorts.  While shorts have been a summer staple since (insert old year, we couldn't find this info on Wikipedia), this year was definentely a boom year for this classic garment.   High waisted, pleats, cute prints, classic cut-off, the possibilities were endless. 

But then Fall comes, and 40 degree weather ruins all your fun...OR does it?  Trendsetters have been hard at work to solve this little problem and recently unveiled their solution.  Just add tights!  Solid, sheer, patterned...whatever your fancy.  

Shorts and tights can be a difficult one to maneuver, so we put Shopowner Sheila on the case.   So she has cooked up some fantastic ideas for you! 

Look 1: Go Getta Glam!  

Chic and oh-so sophisticated, the formal shorts look is risky, but the payoff is oh-so worth it.  Perfectly gorgeous for the holiday.

Shorts : Go Getta Glam Shorts- $32
Jacket: Go Getta Glam Jacket- $54
Top: Gap Satin Top- Revival Resale - $10.50
Necklace: Silver Cage Pendant -$12
Shoes: Model's own
Purse: Leather Pleated Gianni Bini Clutch, Revival Resale- SOLD

Look 2: Mini Madness

Okay- so these aren't shorts, but instead a cute little denim mini skirt.  Cut-offs could certainly be substituted in this case.

Top: Comme Toi Red Rover Top
Skirt: Final Touch Denim Skirt - $28
Shoes: Brown Oxfords, Revival Resale- SOLD
Purse: Mustard Maja Box Tote-$48

Look 3: Classic Co-Ed

This look a little bit edgier than your average co-ed but perfect for Iowa City days.  These shorts are patterned with tiny rocking horses, and the sweater gives it a sophisticated twist.  

Shorts: Rocking Horse Round Up Shorts- $32
Top: Lumiere Back Button Sweater - $46
Shoes: Shoes: Brown Oxfords, Revival Resale- SOLD
Bag: Brown on Brown Satchel - $48

The Shopgirls say 'give it a whirl!' It will be fun!  And when in doubt, just ask Shopowner Sheila.  


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