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Finding pants — and more importantly, shorts — can be difficult when you have a booty. Between issues like thigh chaffing, fabric riding up and that awkward gap that exists, you may be ready to throw in the towel.
The reality is not all shorts are equal. When you’re curvier (whether that’s having a round derriere or thicker thighs), it’s important to search for shorts that have longer inseams, that sit closer on your waist instead of your hips (sorry, low-cut shorts), and that have flexible cuffs that won’t suffocate your legs.
Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry. Here are a few options that can help you out.
High Waist Mid Length Denim Shorts, $54.50 (Orig. $72)
These are a pair of mid-length shorts with cutoffs that will actually let your thighs breathe.
Madewell MWL Knit Biker Shorts, $29.50
These versatile biker shorts have a high rise fit that’s going to make sure you’re (fully) covered back there, plus slight cuffing at the bottom that helps prevent rolling up.
Women’s Linen Blend Easy Pull-On Shorts, $34.50 (Orig. $49.50)
Go for comfort in these linen shorts that feature an elastic waistline and easy-open legs.
These shorts are not only super trendy, but the high-waist build definitely will cinch the waist, while the cuffed legroom means your thighs don’t have to suffocate.
With over 5,000 ratings on Amazon, it’s easy to see how these shorts would make the list. Not only do they go up to a size 3XL, but it also has an elasticized waist that makes it comfortable to adjust, no matter the size of your booty or hips.
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