There have been quite a few pet hates beginning to grow on me over the last few weeks, which gave me an idea! Why not do some posts of what Jemo (i.e. moi) can justify and what I have simply lost all patience for. It will range from clothes and shoes to hairstyles and general societal trends. In doing so I will mention alternatives to what I find to be dated/no longer necessary/no longer acceptable items of style. It also doubles up as a way for me to vent my frustrations! And of course,as is always the case, don’t take offence if I find something to be unjustified that you love. It’s only my opinion, and lets be honest that doesn’t mean a whole lot…(yet!) 😉
And so I begin…
Unjustifed: Denim Not-So-Hot-Pants. Okay, so these bad boys have literally taken over every girls wardrobe this year and it is a sensitive issue to list them under my ‘unjustified’ list, but enough is enough already! Unfortunately we (the majority of the world) do not possess the lengthy legs like Kendall Jenner or Ashley Tisdale (below) that are needed for hot pants. Furthermore, it is not ok to team them with opaques and think everything is hidden because it’s not! So please, make one change for the rest of the year and put the hot pants to the back of the wardrobe.
Justified: Tailored Shorts. Now that you have the denim cut-offs securely at the back of the wardrobe it is time to invest in beauties that will not only flatter your figure but are also right on trend. Think Zoe Hardman, Caroline Flack, Mollie King and Rochelle Wiseman (all pictured below). What do they have in common? These ladies all look INCREDIBLE in shorts because they wear them at a suitable length and suitable shape for their figures. These shorts are so versatile and can be brought straight from day-to-night. They’re short enough yet without the ‘bare-bum’ look of denim hot-pants. Team them with a blazer and heels for a smart look or keep it simple for daytime with sandals and a floaty top.
You’ve got to admit, they do look A LOT sexier than grungy torn denims no!?