CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Cold-weather shorts is a style I have loved since I first saw it in L.A. -- the birthplace of casual hip -- where fashion rules are not only ignored but gleefully tossed out the door.
While there are obvious drawbacks to wearing shorts out of season on the East Coast, i.e., freezing rain and icy wind gusts, these weather challenges don't need to be a game-ender for this style.
Indeed, the bone-bracing weather here in West Virginia never seems to stop throngs of young women from donning body-con miniskirts every Saturday night during the dead of winter.
However, this look is so much more stylish and authentically confident. With so many retailers offering winter shorts styles, it's a fun look you may grow to love as well. Here are some tips on wearing shorts in the fall and winter: