Daisy Dukes or Daisy Don’ts

I’m not exactly an old fogey (yet), but a certain trend has me gumming my dentures. I grew up during the age of Daisy Dukes, and even back then, they felt short. I wore them, but always with a 4 finger length down my thigh. Had my lower cheek ever flirted with the open air, I certainly would have been embarrassed. Who wore short shorts? I did, sorta.

Well baby, they’re back, with a vengeance.

Street style du jour, girls are letting it all hang out. Personally, I find it tacky to see your pockets below the ends of your shorts (and actually, I remember some older, elegant, Audrey Hepburn-type woman once saying that shorts were only for the beach), and I also find it rather annoying to see full on cheek action. It seems hard to find much jean to rip, but somehow, even these barely there shorts have holes “pre-ripped” for added ventilation (well, it must be, I can’t see any other tasteful reason for the holes).

Maybe when balanced out with a modest shirt, loose and bohemian, I may be convinced that for teens, this look could work. But again, as with the belly shirts, it’s too easy to throw on a tight tank top and heels and look like what the cat dragged in from the street. Seems these are more jean-undies, than shorts.

What do you think? Dukes or Don’ts???

xo

lb

 

Advertisements

One thought on “Daisy Dukes or Daisy Don’ts

your thoughts???

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.