I'm a shorts girl. Might be the growing up in southern California and Phoenix but they are my summer staple for casual and more dressed-up looks. The high waist makes these shorts comfortable and the pattern makes them versatile for a casual or in this case, more polished look, especially when worn with a small wedge. Again, the tied shirt gives a good illusion of a waist that has not fully returned. Oh, and please note the dark circles under my eyes and messy hair, both an absolute staple of the post-baby look!