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AMY WILBRAHAM

How We Wear It

The G. Label Miller Shorts

During a fashion team Slack meeting, one editor asked about easy shorts for the shorts-averse—do they exist? Almost immediately, three others clicked the thumbs up emoji, confirming what teachers everywhere have been saying forever: If you have a question, others are probably wondering the same thing.

“Guys, the Miller shorts,” our fashion director typed back. “So good.” Curious to see whether, in a Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants–like twist, the same bottoms could please everyone, we sent a pair to four doubtful staffers and asked for their honest opinions.

SANDRA SLUSARCZYK

SANDRA SLUSARCZYK

associate fashion editor

Her “thing” with shorts:

“I love wearing them, but good ones are hard to find. Most are either too short or fit weirdly in all the wrong places—probably why I own only two pairs. I’m always on the hunt, though!”

Why these are pair number three:

“They’re next-level flattering; I feel like the high waist does great things for my legs.”

How she styles them:

“I like to add a boxier top, tucking it in so you can still see the shape of my body.”

JENNA CADY

JENNA CADY

assistant beauty and wellness buyer

Her “thing” with shorts:

“I often feel like Goldilocks when shopping for shorts. I’m tall, so they’re either too tight and skimpy or too baggy and unflattering. This pair is juuust right.”

Her favorite details:

“The flared legs, front pleats, and hidden pockets.”

Great for:

“Going straight from the beach to brunch.”

MONIQUE MITCHELL

MONIQUE MITCHELL

producer

Her “thing” with shorts:

“I’m five-one, so they’re usually too big or too long on me. If the length is right, then they probably have a funky waistband gap.”

Why these work:

“They’re proportional to my petite frame—and they hug my waist!”

Great for:

“Long shoot days, running around town, whatever.”

VINEELA YERRAGUDI

VINEELA YERRAGUDI

product manager

Her “thing” with shorts:

“It’s not so much that I’m shorts-averse; it’s just surprisingly difficult to find chic alternatives to denim cutoffs. Where are the dressier options?”

Why she’s obsessed with these:

“They’re fancy enough for date night yet comfy enough to wear casually, too.”

How she styles them:

“With gold jewelry and a cute bodysuit.”

AMY WILBRAHAM

AMY WILBRAHAM

assistant fashion buyer

Her “thing” with shorts:

“I have always struggled with finding shorts that I can feel confident in that are also appropriate to wear to work.”

Her favorite detail:

“The high waist: It doesn’t look too old or outdated.”

How she styles them:

“With a simple sweater and a bunch of gold necklaces.”

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