Who Says You can’t Wear Shorts with High Heels? You Can!
And I'm Showing You How
You must have heard fashion editors say you can’t wear shorts with high heels. In fact, they keep saying this is one of the five biggest faux pas in fashion. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying they are entirely wrong, but they are forgetting about these two types of shorts, tailored shorts and silk shorts, that go perfectly with high heels. Plus, both of them are 2023 the most fashionable shorts. Luckily I’m here to give you right and finally show you one of those shorts and how to style them with high heels to get bonus points from the fashion police.
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BUT CAN I WEAR SHORTS WITH HIGH HEELS?
No doubt, the question can I wear heels with shorts is trending on google these days. Especially since so many fashion editors say you can’t wear heels with shorts. But they keep forgetting to add what kind of shorts you can’t style with high heels. Yes, if a slight doubt came into your mind when you read about that rule, you were right. You can’t generalise shorts when it comes to this.
The thing is that most of the fashion editors think about the mini shorts when this question pops out this season. You know those mini shorts that barely cover the bottom? Well, you certainly can’t wear any kind of high heels with mini shorts. We have seen a few celebrities trying to pull off that look with strappy sandals and not to say anything more, it simply didn’t look good.
So yes, that is why we now keep reading about this no high heels rule when it comes to the shorts. Even so, as said before there are two exceptions. Two types of shorts you can wear with high heels. And guess what? Both of these shorts are 2023 most stylish shorts. And what is more, one of these shorts happen to be one of my favourites on the go items every single summer.
THE ONLY 2 SHORTS YOU CAN WEAR WITH HIGH HEELS
So what shorts you can actually wear with high heels? Well, after seeing all those photos above you already know one type of shorts. But repeating it, just in case you are listing to Siri reading this text while you are driving to your work.
Yes, if you wear silk shorts or tailored shorts.
Again, the only two shorts that can pass the high heels rule are loose silk shorts that I’m wearing with my summer outfit on the go. And tailored shorts that are work appropriate too.
Ps. I’m answering whether you can, or you can’t wear high heels with a mini skirt the next time. Yes, there is something about mini skirts and heels too. So make sure you subscribe for the new post notification alert (say yes when the question pops up or click on the bell in the right bottom corner).
But first more about this summer look that I’m wearing here and more tips on how to style your new silk shorts with high heels.
SHOP AND WEAR MY STYLE
First the fashion cheat sheet you must keep close, just in case, a word comes up to the shorts the next time gather up with your squad. And your girlfriends try to convince you that you can’t wear high heels with shorts. Just make sure you don’t show them this picture while they are sipping their champagne. You don’t want them to finish the bottle all by themselves, do you?
Joke aside, be sure to save, pin and print this collage to make sure you always remember there is an exception to the high heels and shorts rule.
Ps. Have I mentioned that this picture is shoppable too? As usual, you can shop all the items that are posted on this fashion cheat sheet simply by touching/clicking on them. Just press anywhere on the picture to see the pink frames popping out and then click on the items you want to have a closer look at. A link will take you to the store where you can purchase it. You can also find a link in the copy below.
Since summer 2023 is the summer of the shorts, finding a silky pair of shorts isn’t that hard. Well, I got these few years ago so you can’t actually find the same silk shorts in the store anymore, but here are the similar ones.
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Undoubtedly, the silk short and sneakers combination looks chic too, but this outfit is still one of my summer’s favourites. And they told you that you shouldn’t wear high heels with shorts when heels actually make this outfit even more elegant.
Nevertheless, there is one thing about the high heels I need to mention first before we head on to the blazer. The best heels to wear with your shorts are actually still fashionable pumps, the plexi pumps. I’m wearing Gianvito Rossi plexi pumps (shop here).
LOOKING FOR SANDALS YOU COULD WEAR WITH ALMOST ANY SHORTS?
Or if you want to play it safe while looking more summer-ready, the strappy sandals with block heels. In fact, block midi sandals go with any shorts. I got strappy sandals from By Far (shop here).
No seriously, I’m wearing pumps and a blazer because summer came late to Ljubljana. It kept raining for days, and another layer was a must at the time we took these photos. Plus, a blazer elevates the shorts. As long as it’s not a linen blazer. More the next time. So far you don’t need to know anything else but where to get a similar white blazer. Mine is from Juicy Couture, the same as these silk shorts that I’m wearing. And yes, that Juicy Couture. Sadly, they don’t have a white blazer in store now.
But my other favourite brand does. Shop here.
MORE SHORTS AND MORE SPRING TO SUMMER LOOKS
Now you know! There is a way to wear high heels with shorts too. All you need is silk or tailored shorts and the right heels, and you are good to go. And believe me, no fashion police will give you a bad mark if you wear shorts with high heels like I did this time. Especially not if you wear this chic casual summer outfit for a Sunday brunch. Or maybe a business brunch when you are inviting. But don’t wear this outfit for the office. By the way, what shoes do you wear with shorts? High heels, flats, midi-block heels or sneakers? Do you prefer silk shorts or tailored shorts?