It is SUMMER Time! Break out those legs in a banging pair of plus size denim shorts
It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that you cannot have hot girl summer without the proper pair of plus size denim shorts.
It’s just not possible.
I know shorts can be a very polarizing topic in the plus size community; many of us grew up afraid or ashamed to wear shorts, we worried about our legs and cellulite and how we would be perceived by our peers, etc. I totally get it. But girl, I am here to tell YOU: THEY GON’ GET THIS CELLULITE THIS SUMMER.
I did the legwork and found some amazing plus size jean shorts. I have different price points, different styles, size inclusivity. Basically girl, I got you covered 😉
Where to buy affordable plus size jean shorts
I have an entire list of online places to shop when you’re plus size, arranged by price point, BUT based on my very “scientific” research, here are the places I am seeing the best variety of plus size shorts:
- Pretty Little Thing: LOTS of great options and they have been quietly expanding their sizes, so they not have options available up to a size 26
- Boohoo: Similarly to PLT, they have also been expanding sizes in several categories, including denim and shorts
- Target: I am really loving the Wild Fable collection at Target – it’s well-priced and they usually have trendier styles then the other lines
- Old Navy: Affordable styles that go up to a size 30!!!
2022's Hottest plus size Jean shorts trends
- Plus Size Boyfriend Shorts: Much like the casual chic feel of mom jeans (which Gen Z declared was back in style), boyfriends shorts are super relaxed, come in a variety of lengths, and a bit retro. I love them (I’m wearing a pair from PLT below). Especially in the ultra trendy faded black we’re seeing these days
- Plus Size Distressed Shorts: This should come as no surprise. Distressed denim is a staple at this point and super distressed shorts are perfect for day drinking LOL
- Plus Size Overall Shorts : The 90s are calling and we are ANSWERING. Overalls seem to be coming back in a big way and overall shorts are making their rounds! I love the idea of wearing them with one clip undone, slouchy and with a cropped tee and converse (talk about healing your inner child lol)
There are plenty of other styles out there: paperbag shorts, high rise, midrise, acid wash, etc. You can really go all out with the shorts. If you need a little direction, scroll to the bottom of this post and I’ve got a huge list of shorts.
My Big Fat Guide of Plus size denim shorts you can buy in time for hot girl summer
I hope I’ve convinced you to show those legs this summer, and not worry what people think. In case you need a few body positive affirmations to get you in a good place for shorts season: check out my freebie!
I’ve got a ton of great options for you below in case you need to cop a pair of denim shorts for hot girl summer.
My Pick for: Plus Size distressed denim shorts, plus size overall shorts and plus size denim bermuda shorts
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