Category Archives: SHORTS

Teen Spirit Wears Shorts

THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF SHORTS

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1932 Alice Marble serves up the world’s first ladies’ tennis shorts.
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1935 Pinup queen Betty Grable makes shorts seem vampy, even while cycling.
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1954 Audrey Hepburn lends respect-ability to the style.
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1974 Bjorn Borg’s tighty-whities inspire the first tennis groupies.
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1976 Martha Stewart makes a risque style decision with her denim onesie.
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1988 Richard Simmons’s super-short style is enough to have him benched.
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1989 Demi Moore deserved no awards the year she wore these to the Oscars.
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1991 Axl Rose proves there’s a way to desecrate Old Glory without burning it.
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2001 Rappers like Big Boi of Outkast bring shorts to new lows.
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2008 Kate Moss takes the passe denim cutoff and makes it chic.
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2009 Dolce & Gabbana was just one of the many labels showing shorts this spring.VIEW SOURCE & READ ARTICLE:THE STRANGE HISTORY OF SHORTS (SOURCE: magazine.wsj.com)
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