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They're just pants that are vertically challenged. They're just skirts with a little extra connectivity going on. Shorts, as a concept, aren't particularly complicated or formidable — so why do we find ourselves in a cold sweat each time bare-legs season rolls around?
Here's the thing: They're convenient, comfortable, and cool, but shorts can also easily make you look like you're waiting in line to sign up for Pee Wee T-ball again — except this time you've got your grandmother's legs. But, the problem is not you; it's what you're wearing those bottoms with. Dressing them up like an adult requires a bit more savvy than just throwing on a clean tee, and we're here to walk you through just how to style 'em this summer (emphasis on style). We've worked out five different ways to work this season's pairs, so you can skip the cold sweats and just be cool.
Is there anything more fickle than celebrity hair? Between movie roles, photo ops, and red carpets, it's natural that the stars like to change up their manes from time to time. It's not like they have limited resources, either. Want to try rainbow strands? You've got an entire glam squad at your disposal.
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Blame your inability to hide your feelings* on Shakespeare's Iago. He's the one who suggested the art of wearing your heart on your sleeve. To be fair, your brother should know better than to regift you what you got him last year. He deserves that stinkeye you're aiming in his direction.
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