Hot pants are actually not pants, but are shorts. They are, in fact, characterized by being short; about as short as possible and are sometimes known as short shorts. Hot pants are thought to have been inspired by the miniskirt. Having two separate holes for the legs, they could achieve even shorter lengths than the miniskirt, while still staying in place.
During their heyday, hot pants were sometimes worn very tight to the hips, waist and bottom. Hot pants were often worn with stockings or tights underneath, but many ladies were brave enough to wear the leg revealing shorts alone. Here are a few tips on how you can look good in these shorts.
Look for a negative hemline: the hemline of your hot pants ought to curve up the outer thigh. Around the back it needs to at least follow the shape of your derriere. Some styles will curve up the thigh and the cheeks, revealing what we hope is a perfectly toned bum; we implore that such a cut be kept for the evenings
In the same vein, hot pants are all about colors and patterns. Don’t feel you have to wear them solely in black. Also look for unique pieces courtesy of a different fabric; a fusion between hot pants and the fashion trend could work wonders. knits
Night time hot pants allow for a whole new level of detailing, such as sequins and studs though these aren’t precluded from day light hours.
In wearing hot pants you’re showing a lot of skin, so consider pairing them with other articles of clothing that tone them down. A loose cut top, such as a billowy blouse might be the perfect match
Remember, day time is the perfect time to fuse hot pants with the 2010 sports-wear fashion trend