There are some things I just can't leave in the summer: boys, peeptoe pumps, flirty, floral dresses, miniskirts. A pair of shorts is not one of them.
That's not to say I don't adore the shorts and tights look which is tres chic for early Fall dressing. But there is a cutoff date, and I'd say it's probably when the rest of the world is wearing fur jackets, knee boots and scarves.
The freezing temperature hasn't stopped a couple celebs from stepping it out in shorts and tights. (I'm hoping they're in Los Angeles because ten minutes near the West Side Highway in Manhattan and you'd turn to ice).
And designers are churning out shorts in winter textures like velvet and wool.
What say you? Is it way too late in the season to rock the winter shorts look or would you brave it with a pair of cashmere cableknit tights and knee-length boots?
And if you love the winter shorts look, here are some studded, wool, velvet or leather shorts to brave the cold in: