Basic Body Shapes – Shorts For An Hourglass

Hi Lovelies.  This is the final post in the Basic Body Shape series.  Shorts for every body shape.  I am so excited to come back Wednesday to talk about Jumpsuits.  Finding the right jumpsuit can be difficult for some, so I will be discussing what to look for to get the right fit for your body shape.  Today, we are discussing the best shorts for a hourglass.  Be sure to check out the whole series here.  Finding the right fit can give you confidence and make you feel comfortable in your shorts for summer.


Basic Body Shapes - Shorts For An Hourglass featured by popular Los Angeles fashion blogger, The Fashionista Momma


Stretch is key.  Making sure you have a 5% stretch to your shorts is perfect for the best shorts for a hourglass.  You want to keep the natural curves of your body and stretch is a great way to do that.  When adding stretch to your shorts, you may need to go down a size to accommodate the give.  A saggy bottom is NOT a good look.

Waist Definition

Belts and waist details are always another great option for the hourglass woman.  Keeping the attention on your perfect waistline.  Shorts for an hourglass can come with a belt or you can simply wear belt with your denim and front tuck your t-shirt.  Easy peasy and looks great for the every day look.

Flaunt It

You have the ideal shape waist definition, hips and defined shoulders.  Flaunt it.  Feel free to go short, just make sure you can move comfortably and your hiding all the goods.  You always want to be a lady and never show too much skin.  Finally,  if you are wearing short shorts be sure to cover the top.  Finding balance when revealing skin is always key.

Shop the Best Shorts For an Hourglass Here:


  1. July 12, 2018 / 12:00 am

    I live for high waisted jeans right now! Madewell makes shorts that are great for an hourglass figure!

  2. July 12, 2018 / 1:08 am

    My favorite are high waist shorts and tied or belted at the waist!
    They’re always so flattering!

    cute & little

  3. maggie
    July 12, 2018 / 10:04 am

    High waist!!! Yes!! I will not wear anything that is not high waisted

  4. Elizabeth
    July 12, 2018 / 12:07 pm

    All of these are so cute! Dying over the striped ones!

  5. July 12, 2018 / 7:57 pm

    I’m all about high waist everything!! Great picks!

    xo, Laura

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