Hey insiders!  It’s almost summertime and your wardrobe wouldn’t be complete without a cute, trendy pair of high waisted shorts.  High waisted shorts are a new trend among teens and the hottest celebrities.  You can buy them in stores or simply make them yourself!  They come in a variety of colors and patterns to match almost any look.
            A few of my favorite stores to find high waisted shorts are Forever 21, Charlotte Russe, Pacsun, and also Love Culture.  At any of these stores you can find super cute summer colors and patterns for a great price.  You can also look at online stores such as sammydress.com and romwe.com.

As far as making them yourself, figuring out how isn’t hard at all.  First things first, you need to purchase a pair of high waisted jeans or Capri pants, unless you have an old pair that you don’t mind cutting up.  Make sure you try them on first to make sure they fit you just right!  To start, lay them down on a table or flat surface and line the two legs up. After that, take a writing utensil and mark where Chelsea Crockett - High Waisted Shortsyou want to make your cut.  Make sure the two marks are even on both legs.  You wouldn’t want to have uneven shorts!  Next, take a pair of scissors and cut along your markings.  It’s as simple as that!  You can even make them your own by adding your own touch such as studs, holes, rhinestones, or lace.   To make holes, you can take a few pieces of sandpaper and rub them on the area where you want the hole.  It may take a while, but eventually the threads will start to come apart to give you a cute edgy look.

See girls?  With just a few simple tips you can find and even make your perfect pair of high waisted shorts!  Make sure you send me pictures of your cute summer look on Twitter and Instagram!  Can’t wait to see what you create!


Xo, Chels

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