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(June 22, 2008 by JeZz Send DollMail )
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The weather is getting warmer (unless you live in the Southern Hemisphere) and the clothes are getting smaller literally. Pants are getting higher and shirts seem to be losing their sleeves. Its summer time and summer fashions are in high gear!

Bermuda Shorts

For those of use who dont like our knees, were in some serious luck. Bermuda shorts and clam diggers (pants too long to be shorts and too short to be capris) are in high fashion. These should be worn fitted with a cute top and flats, flip-flops or sandals. Obviously youll also need the ultimate accessories of a big casual shoulder bag and large sunglasses. The look should say Im here for the warm weather, Im totally stylish, and I know I look good.

Madras Prints

If youre not familiar with madras, its the kind of material that contains plaids. Your shorts can be short, although ultra short shorts are not quite as fashionable as longer ones, and the print should be bold. Coordinate with a printed tee or casual polo and throw on some sneakers or flip-flops, and youre ready for the day on the boardwalk or maybe just the mall. Madras, or plaid, is very big for shorts as are prints and seersucker. Seersucker is the rippled striped material.

A word of caution on the printed shorts plaids and prints can make your bottom half look a bit odd if they are stretched too tightly. When you opt for a print on your shorts, be very careful that the fit is slightly loose and natural, otherwise your look might be more My shorts shrunk in the wash than I live for comfortable, fashionable clothing.

Beach Bags

Its the summer, so even if you live nowhere near a beach, youd better get a beach bag. Casual hobo bags, shoulder totes and even drawstring backpacks are great for carrying your personal items. Summer is all about casual, so use a fabric bag and if youve secretly been dying to show off your handmade SuperGirl tote bag this is the time. Just be sure to throw in a bottle of water and your trusty sunscreen before you head off into the summer sun.

Music and Books

There is nothing cuter than a girl who knows what she likes. If youre into books, dont hide them in your room or stay inside the library all summer. Check those books out, throw them into your tote and head to where the sun is shining. Pick a great spot by a fountain or the waves and settle in.

If youre not into reading or between books right now, you can power up your iPod and get caught up on music or videos you might have been meaning to watch or listen to. Doing your own thing, such as sitting on the beach reading or walking though the mall listening to your own life soundtrack, makes you better than stylish it makes you, you.


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yourlucky13_x

103/Female
Panama City, FL
Posted On: June 26, 2008
yeahh most of you guys are right

but bermuda shorts are amazing(: i love them, i have enough to make me happy.

everyone can follow their own fashion style, its diffrent for each person.

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ilovezelda

23/Female
Lake Elsinore, CA
Posted On: June 26, 2008
Wow, I'm so glad that a bunch of you are not completely following the trends. I'm very random, VERY. Therefore one day I could be wearing a jean skirt with a Invader Zim shirt the next I'll have a dancing monkey on my shirt and short's....the only thing I have that's plaid is one of my 'sunday skirts' is dark jean and then there's two layer's of different plaids...I normally wear a black and white/red shirt with it. Look's weirdly cute...amazing ain't it? XD

And to the end bit, YAY! Where I am there is this place called Norton's Art Gallery, behind it is this AMAZING garden you can walk in, there are bench's and little stream's. Simply a gorgeous place, awesome place to take a picnic and read a book or listen to music, do art, write. Plus, it's shaded by tree's so it's 20 degree's cooler .
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tootoorooroo

19/Female
Hanford, CA
Posted On: June 26, 2008
"I must agree with the 3 below me. Please for once in your life think that there are different types of people around and you are only serving fashion tips to those who follow trends. Frankly every trend isnt the best on the eyes. Uniqueness is key! Ill stick to my chain pants and black t-shirts this summer."

Good idea but wont that be hot?
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gamerbe1517

23/Female
AZ
Posted On: June 25, 2008
I agree with Fuzzyblueberry and Smellybuzz. I don't care what's in fashion or what's not. I wear what I'm comfortable in. If people don't like my look they don't have to look my way.
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Lingushi

18/Female
Canton, NC
Posted On: June 25, 2008
Hm, interesting artical, even though I'm not the "Follow the Trend" type.

Good artical.
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Smellybuzz

24/Female
Yorktown Heights, NY
Posted On: June 25, 2008
I agree with Fuzzyblueberry. I love having a unique style. I was so upset when all that bohemian jewelry came into fashion because that had always been something I wore and I really stood out. But then everyone else started doing it too! It was so annoying. I totally support anyone whos willing to go against that crowd and be themselves.
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fuzzyblueberry

20/Female
Croswell, MI
Posted On: June 25, 2008
I must agree with the 3 below me. Please for once in your life think that there are different types of people around and you are only serving fashion tips to those who follow trends. Frankly every trend isnt the best on the eyes. Uniqueness is key! Ill stick to my chain pants and black t-shirts this summer.
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Smellybuzz

24/Female
Yorktown Heights, NY
Posted On: June 25, 2008


yeah, I dont like to follow trends at all. By the way when is a new doll maker comming out?
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Hekate

25/Female
Ireland
Posted On: June 25, 2008
I agree with CinnamonDragon. Why bother with the fashions? Those come and go and whatever you wear, there's always something amiss with your style. Clothing is clothing. Superficiality is always stylish, I suppose.
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CinnamonDragon

19/Female
Madagascar
Posted On: June 25, 2008
...I don't like to wear what everyone else is wearing. What's the fun in looking like everone else? I don't like anything on "This Years Summer Style". I've very picky though.
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Eulalie

19/Female
Orofino, ID
Posted On: June 25, 2008
By the way, I have four pairs of plaid shorts. x3 They're uh-may-zing. I love them, they're pleasantly random.

First post, FTW, squee! =D
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Eulalie

19/Female
Orofino, ID
Posted On: June 25, 2008
I can agree with everything but the books. x3

For now.

Great article!
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