The ultimate guide to shorts by body type

Although shorts are an easy and comfortable option for hotter months, it is important to buy the right shorts for your body type. Here are some choices for each body type.

Apple shaped – If you are rounder, a slouchy pair of denim shorts is your best bet. They will take on your natural shape and hug your curves.

Petite – For small made ladies, a pair of white denim shorts will make legs look longer and increase the size of your booty. Choose a pair that is tight and has stretch, for comfort.

Long torso – For those with a longer torso, mid thigh pair of denim shorts will give your body balance. To make your legs look even longer wear your shorts with a pair of heels.

Athletic build – If you are a gym bunny and have strong legs, choose a pair that shows off your legs and are fitted all the way.

Long legs with a shorter torso – If you have long legs and a shorter torso, choose a pair of shorts that are striped. Striped shorts will balance your upper and lower half while drawing attention to your long legs.

Pear shaped – If you hips are broader than your waist then you will look great in cutoffs that come with pockets. Go for higher hems to show off your legs and tuck in your top to accentuate your slim waist.