10 Cutest Shorts for Women Over 50 You Definitely Need

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Add to Cart: 10 Cutest Shorts for Women Over 50

Fashion has no age limit. No matter your age, you can wear whatever you want to wear, so don't every let anyone tell you otherwise.

We know plenty of people would argue that women over 50 shouldn't wear a number of things, including shorts. But if you feel comfortable in something, who cares what those Debbie Downers have to say?

Shorts are for every body and every age. To prove it, we rounded up some of the cutest shorts for women over 50 that work for every type of woman.

Whatever your style or budget, you'll find a pair of shorts that work best for you. Get to shopping now!


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1. Kohl's Women's Gloria Vanderbilt Plus Amanda Short

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Designed by the legendary Gloria Vanderbilt, these shorts will never go out of style. The bold color will also make sure you stand out in a crowd, so you'll never get lost in the mix whenever you rock these shorts.

2. Old Navy Mid-Rise Slim Jean Bermuda Shorts

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We're partial to longer shorts, simply because we feel more comfortable wearing them than shorter shorts. These denim bermuda shorts are perfect for those of you who feel the same way. Plus, they go with everything. Dress 'em up or down, your choice.

3. J. Crew White Denim Shorts

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Everyone needs a sturdy pair of white shorts to sport during the warmer months. They look a little more polished than simple denim jeans, but are just as comfortable. Be sure to purchase an extra pair, because it is very easy to stain these.

4. Kohl's Women's Apt. 9 Cuffed Jean Shorts

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A bestseller at Kohl's, no one can resist a staple pair of cuffed jean shorts in their wardrobe. We own more pairs of cuffed jean shorts in all different lengths than we know what to do with, but we still can never have too many.

5. Old Navy Mid-Rise Twill Everyday Shorts

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Twill shorts like these are nice to wear to dressier events when you don't feel like tossing on a dress. You can always dress them down, too, which is often what we do. Get one in every color to rock them every single day of the week.

6. J. Crew Side-Button Sailor Short

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You don't need to own a yacht to have these shorts in one of your dresser drawers. We know they're a very specific style of short, but wearing them will push your styling skills out of their comfort zone—which is always a good thing, even as scary as it sounds.

7. Kohl's Women's Sonoma Goods for Life Ultra Comfort Waistband Utility Bermuda Shorts

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You can't tell by looking at them, but these shorts have five different pockets. That's really all you need to know to purchase one in every color from Kohl's stat.

8. Old Navy Mid-Rise Linen-Blend Shorts

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Every woman needs a pair of shorts with an elastic waistband. They really are the future, and offer more comfort than any other shorts out there.

9. J. Crew High-Rise Triple-Button Stretch Linen Short

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You'll definitely need to know your exact measurements to find the best size for you, but the waistband does have a bit of stretch. Trust us, you will look amazing in these no matter your age.

10. Kohl's Women's Lee Chino Bermuda Shorts

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Prints and patterns are a great way to update your everyday wardrobe, especially when it comes to your shorts. While we don't wear these every single day, when we do, we notice an increase in our confidence as we're strutting our stuff wherever we may be.

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