The Most Flattering Shorts For YOUR Butt

Derrières have long fascinated great tastemakers, from Sir Mix-A-Lot to Jennifer Lopez to many in R29's HQ. We spend a fair share of our downtime analyzing our bums — specifically, how they look in our trousers. But, just as we scratched the surface of the rarely explored relationship between butt shapes and denim, it got warm out. So warm, we’re reaching the point where it’s officially too hot for jeans. And, while we may be forced to shorten our hemlines now, we refuse to abandon our bumbitions (a new term we just coined for the great future we envision for our behinds). How do we reconcile said bumbitions with the time of year? By revisiting the six butt types and bringing in fresh tips from experts at J Brand, Paige, and Levi’s that are specific to shorts. That’s right: Our comprehensive fit guide gets the summer treatment.

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