You Said: Maybe to Patterned Shorts

April 20th, 2009

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sunset-patchwork-madras-bermuda-short_041909We asked: Would you wear Patterned Shorts?

You said:  Maybe to Patterned Shorts, with an even 50% to 50% vote.

Style tip? Shorts come in all kinds of wonderful patterns - from simple stripes and dots to beautiful florals.  One of our all-time favorites are the patchwork styles of Madras shorts.  These brightly colored shorts are the perfect warm-weather item.  Pair them with solid colored tops; for a pulled together look, try wearing a top in a color pulled from the shorts. Works just as well for guys as it does for women.

Next question: Oversized handbags hold all of your stuff - but they can be a bit unwieldly to handle.  But what do you think?  Would you tote an Oversized Handbag?  Cast your vote on the sidebar!

Pictured: Sunset Patchwork Madras Bermuda Short | $68 at J Crew

Entry Filed under: Trend, Trend Predictives, What's In and What's Out, Women

6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Sal  |  April 20th, 2009 at 6:42 am

    I’m in the “no” camp for the shorts, but the “enthusiastic yes” camp for oversized handbags! Mine are always gigantic, and I couldn’t function without them.

  • 2. Mimi  |  April 20th, 2009 at 1:05 pm

    Not really where I want to draw attention… I’m afraid patterned shorts would make my biggest part look bigger.
    They’re cute but not for me.

  • 3. Asianmommy  |  April 20th, 2009 at 6:48 pm

    Oooh–love oversized handbags! Not too convenient, but look so nice.

  • 4. Trisha  |  April 21st, 2009 at 12:27 am

    Thanks for weighing in! It’s more or less what we expected - patterned shorts are rather difficult to wear - but we appreciate the explanations :)

  • 5. johsafeen  |  April 25th, 2009 at 1:06 am

    my rule of them, the longer the shorts-the more solid color/less flamboyant the pattern. i’m not in the yes or no category (but a definite NO for those patterned long shorts you put up) and more of a “it depends.”

  • 6. johsafeen  |  April 25th, 2009 at 1:06 am

    sorry, i meant rule of thumb. :)

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