January 03, 2022 6 min read

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always had a lot of anxiety about wearing shorts or bathing suits during hot weather. I always ask myself what to wear. Not because I’m self-conscious or anything, but because I’m always worried about my legs.

My thighs are noticeably big and it’s always been really hard for me not to worry that people will see and judge me for it. However, there are many outfits to consider. Let's find out together.

Tight pants, sleeveless tops, and shorts are out of the question. Long skirts and dresses, cool beach wraps and skirts and dresses with leggings and tights offer the perfect solution for those who want to cover up their legs and feel comfortable. I wear them in summer or during my vacations on islands and feel perfect. Whether you prefer flowing skirts and dresses or more body-skimming silhouettes, there are endless options to choose from for this summer. So, I spend my summer days having fun and not thinking about my look at all.

Maxi Dress or Maxi Skirt

Maxi dress is worth buying. You'll Never Want To Take It Off Again. Maxi dresses are the most comfortable clothes in the world. it is especially good when you wear a flimsy summer dress that allows your body to breathe. They are so comfortable that once you put one on, you never want to take it off! If you're looking for a gorgeous dress with simple elegance, look no further. It's not just summer staples that are maxi, wear them year-round - they're perfect for every season. Maxi dresses are attractive on most body types. They can be worn casually with sandals, which are perfect for the summer, but they also work well with dress shoes and high heels for a more formal look. You can wear a striped midi dress as well. It is also a good alternative to hide your tights or in case you hate the upper side of your legs.

lady in maxi dress

The maxi skirt has become a wardrobe essential, especially among the fashion-conscious.

It's also a welcome addition to many department stores. Let's explore the benefits of the maxi skirt that are making it such an appealing item to wear. The maxi skirt is versatile.

One of the maxi skirt's best points is its versatility. It can dress up an outfit or down, all depending on what you pair with it.

The maxi skirt can be paired with a sweater or blouse for a more dressy look while it can be paired with a tank top and sandals for a more casual look.

Benefits of Leggings

Leggings are typically made of cotton, denim, polyester, lycra, or other similar fabrics. They are often worn as casual clothing and are comfortable, breathable, and easy to find. You can find leggings of any size for any occasion in any shop. Ready to hit the gym? Go for it! Got nothing to wear to your friend's birthday party? Throw on your favorite pair of leggings! No matter where you are or what you're doing, leggings are sure to be useful. Buy any available color and be sure that leggings are the number one clothing even in summer.

In order to wear leggings in a fun and stylish way, you need to follow these tips:
  • Pair leggings with a loose-fitting top. Shirts should never be skin tight and should go down to the hip area.
  • Wear leggings with a dress or tunic. Anything that goes below the knee and is loose will do.
  • Wear leggings with a long cardigan or blazer. This helps to balance out the image and make it appear more professional.
woman with different types of legs wearing jeans

Wear Jeans

Jeans are a wardrobe staple and they come in handy for many occasions. Jeans provide the ultimate versatility when it comes to dressing. Whether they are worn during a casual day at the office, a night out on the town, or an intense workout, they always look great. You can easily find your jeans among many sizes and colors that will give you a sense of comfort and can be worn in any season. For these reasons and more, we recommend that you add a pair of jeans to your wardrobe.
Rules of wearing jeans-

  • The best way to wear and wash jeans is to wear and wash them once a month.
  • It is best to wear jeans with a long sleeve shirt and to not wear sneakers.
  • Avoid wearing/pulling your jeans too tight to avoid the muffin top appearance.

With so many variations of jeans, it's often hard to tell which style is best for you. If you're looking for a pair that will be appropriate for any occasion, then you may want to opt for a more timeless option. Try a pair of black straight-leg jeans, which have a more classic look. They look great with slouchy socks, a crisp short-sleeve shirt, and chic flats.

Wear Pants

Some people might think that it is not appropriate to wear trousers in the summer. However, even though the summer is traditionally a time for shorts and skirts, trousers can be worn and look just as summery and chic as shorts and skirts. Here are some tips on how to wear trousers in the summer:

  • Choose lightweight trousers in a bright color such as pink. It will look cool and cute and it will match most summer outfits
  • Wear your trousers with a cute light-colored top such as a white shirt or a pink top.
  • Consider accessories in bright colors, such as yellow or green, such as a belt or scarf. You will feel more summery with this.

Prepare Your Legs for the Summer

Summer is fast approaching so it's time to start thinking about how to prepare our legs for the warmer months ahead. Just like your upper body, your lower body needs to be shaved and moisturized to avoid that itchy, sunburnt feeling. If you're looking for other ways to prepare or maintain your legs throughout the summer, below are some tips to consider.
  • Moisturize often to prevent dry skin
  • Exfoliate to remove dead skin cells
  • Use shaving cream or shave gel for an easy shave
  • Consider purchasing an exfoliation brush for extra exfoliation
  • Wear sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher)

To Sum Up

It's summer and for some of you, that means it is time to show off those legs. For others, this can be a time to hide those legs. Pants are a great alternative to skirts or shorts. Loose denim or linen pants are perfect for summer. If you are thinking about how to cover some parts of the body, consider wearing a sarong. If you are looking for something more dressy, try patterned or printed pants. Pantsuits are another great option if you want to feel covered while still being able to go out during the summer. Maxi dresses and skirts are also a good option.

Frequent Questions

What to wear when you're insecure about your thighs?

Don't wear anything too skinny, since it can cut off circulation. Wear something with pockets so you can comfortably put your hands in them. Don't wear high-waisted or super-skinny styles, they can emphasize your thighs. Also, don't wear anything too tight so your thigh is not the only thing that stands out on your body.

lady in skirt with long legs

How do I make my legs look good in a skirt?

The first thing that you need to do for this is to make sure that your legs are shaved and moisturized. It sounds silly, but even the tiniest of hairs can become annoying once they're paired with a skirt. Next, you can experiment with high-waist skirts to hide your stomach, or a skirt with a long a-line skirt to make your legs look longer. Cropped skirts are great for displaying a nice bum, and the shoes you choose can make or break how your legs look.


How do you cover legs in a short dress?

There are a number of ways to cover those legs and still look stylish. One way is to layer sheer stockings, tights, or pantyhose under a skirt or short dress. The obvious choice - wear jeans or slacks. Wear leggings under the skirt. Wear long socks with shoes that cover your legs.

How can I make my legs look glowy?

You can achieve this by exfoliating your skin and using a moisturizer with SPF. You can also use a self tanner to give the appearance of your legs looking sun-kissed and luminous. When applying self tanner, make sure to apply it in a circular motion and not in the direction of the grain of the skin.
Author - Aleksandra Djurdjevic
Aleksandra Djurdjevic          

Senior Content Creator

Aleksandra Djurdjevic is a senior writer and editor, covering surf, kayak and various watersports activities. She has previously worked as ESL teacher for English Tochka. Aleksandra graduated from the Comparative Literature department at the Faculty of Philosophy in Serbia. Aleksandra’s love for the ocean / rivers, getting out waves, season after season, seeking epic adventures across the globe helps her continue to be a top expert at CSG.

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