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Anyone else loath trying on/buying shorts? Please tell me I’m not the only one in this. The main reason I have an issue finding suitable shorts is because they have to fit my lifestyle. I don’t have time to pick my wedgie out every five minutes; I also have to be able to run after my kids and pick up a wailing 30lb child without have my butt check pop out at the park. Trust me when I say it has happened.

Last summer I was rocking the maternity shorts comfortably, but this year I’m not allotted that luxury. I recently headed to my local Target for a quick peak at some of their denim short options and decided a try-on was in order. I think other women had the same idea, because my stored was picked pretty clean, but here are just a few of the ones I tried on.

For size reference, I’m 5’8″ with a pear shape frame. I typically wear a size 8 in shorts.

 photo IMG_2564_zps64xgusdl.jpgDenizen From Levi’s High-Rise Shorts ($19.99)

I actually own these in both the light wash and dark wash shades. These are great and hug my curves perfectly! I love that they are high-waist and have a frayed hem. I think you can size down if you wanted to because I’m wearing a size 6 here (they didn’t have my size) and they were still comfortable, but I own them in my regular size.

 photo IMG_2561_zpsiesr4p0a.jpgUniversal Threat Mid-Rise Midi Shorts ($16.99)

This pair was okay but they seemed like they would stretch out as the day went on. The material was super stretchy and comfortable and I like that they were mid-rise. I only wish they had a 5″ inseam instead of a 4″. True to size.

 photo IMG_2567_zpss7mfwvsi.jpgA New Day Chambray Chino Shorts ($17.99)

I really liked these and almost snagged them but prefer a longer inseam (have have a 3″ inseam). The fabric was really breathable and a pair of shorts like these would be great because they can be dressed up or down. I would recommend sizing up, I though these were a little snug.

 photo IMG_2563_zpsygvjt6oz.jpgUniversal Threat Railroad Stripe Pull-On Shorts ($17.99)

Another really cute pair of shorts! I love the drawstring and that these were light and airy. The fabric was flouncy and breathable which is a plus for VA humidity. I’m considering going back to my local store an grabbing these! True to size.

 photo IMG_2562_zpsqmdzbqam.jpgUniversal Threat Utility Shorts ($19.99)

Not gonna lie, I’m waiting for these to go on sale! I love the loose fit of these shorts and that they had a drawstring. The fabric is really breathable and comfy – I really recommend these! They come in gray and olive. These come in S,M,L and XL. I’m wearing a medium so they are true to size.

 photo IMG_2559_zpsibcn4ame.jpgUniversal Threat High-Rise Distressed Bermuda Shorts ($19.99)

I thought I was going to hate these but I was pleasantly surprised! I loved the Bermuda style and the distressing isn’t as overwhelming as I’d originally thought they were going to be. I also like how they sucked me in without being uncomfortable. I’m also waiting on these to be on sale before I snag a pair! These run true to size.

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FYI – This pair isn’t from Target but I own them and LOVE them! They are the perfect mom shorts.

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