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The Definitive Ranking Of Taylor Swift's Short Shorts

And what your Mom would probably think of them.

A lot happened to Taylor Swift in 2014, and her midriff was there to enjoy it all. But so were her short shorts because T. Swift is the queen of high-waisted shorts.

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Here is the definitive ranking of said shorts. We also imagined what your mom, who always seems to have SOMETHING to say about your outfit, would say.

SPOILER: Everything is too short and Taylor should probably just go change.

25. This grown-up Girl Scout look.

What your mom would probably say: "You can't wear that shirt! But what a classy bag."
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What your mom would probably say: "You can't wear that shirt! But what a classy bag."

24. This scalloped look.

What your mom would probably say: "I'm unsure what this outfit is. Is she cold? I can't tell. I'm just a bit confused."
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What your mom would probably say: "I'm unsure what this outfit is. Is she cold? I can't tell. I'm just a bit confused."

23. And this outfit that makes her look like a Fabergé egg.

What your mom would probably say: "What a fancy ballet outfit."
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What your mom would probably say: "What a fancy ballet outfit."

22. This risqué circus ringmaster.

What your mom would probably say: "Too sexy, no way."
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What your mom would probably say: "Too sexy, no way."

21. This "not your average pre-school" onesie.

What your mom would probably say: "How is it cold enough that she has to wear sleeves but warm enough that she doesn't have to wear pants?"
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What your mom would probably say: "How is it cold enough that she has to wear sleeves but warm enough that she doesn't have to wear pants?"

20. This ode to Berlin.

What your mom would probably say: "Oh, I went to Berlin once!"
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What your mom would probably say: "Oh, I went to Berlin once!"

19. This pair that let her shirt do the talking.

What your mom would probably say: "This shirt is super cute! You should get it. It's so festive."
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What your mom would probably say: "This shirt is super cute! You should get it. It's so festive."

18. This tuxedo-inspired number she wore on the Red tour.

What your mom would probably say: "Those shorts look tight. Taylor, are you sure that's comfortable? Also, I like her hat. I think your dad has one just like it."
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What your mom would probably say: "Those shorts look tight. Taylor, are you sure that's comfortable? Also, I like her hat. I think your dad has one just like it."

17. These jean shorts your mom would probably love.

What your mom would probably say: "Do you know where she got those shoes?"
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What your mom would probably say: "Do you know where she got those shoes?"

16. This tiny glitter pair.

What your mom would probably say: "Oh, no, no, those shorts are too short."
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What your mom would probably say: "Oh, no, no, those shorts are too short."

15. This fashionable gym exit.

What your mom would probably say: "Now, that's a sweet outfit. I like the collar. If only her shorts were longer."
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What your mom would probably say: "Now, that's a sweet outfit. I like the collar. If only her shorts were longer."

14. This all-Americana look.

What your mom would probably say: "This is adorable! I love the sleeves. You should buy this. I think it's from J.Crew. Do you want to go to J.Crew? I'll take you."
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What your mom would probably say: "This is adorable! I love the sleeves. You should buy this. I think it's from J.Crew. Do you want to go to J.Crew? I'll take you."

13. This country star in Rhode Island look.

What your mom would probably say: "What an adorable shirt. You'd look great in that shirt. I'm not sure how she got those shorts on, though. Seems impossible."
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What your mom would probably say: "What an adorable shirt. You'd look great in that shirt. I'm not sure how she got those shorts on, though. Seems impossible."

12. This little black romper.

What your mom would probably say: "Is this a dance uniform?"
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What your mom would probably say: "Is this a dance uniform?"

11. This summery cutoff and cutout combo.

What your mom would probably say: *GASP* "Cover yourself up! Girls these days."
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What your mom would probably say: *GASP* "Cover yourself up! Girls these days."

10. These mini shorts that she wore to sit on a plane.

What your mom would probably say: "This doesn't seem airplane appropriate, but I like her sweater."
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What your mom would probably say: "This doesn't seem airplane appropriate, but I like her sweater."

9. This hipster-chic look.

What your mom would probably say: "Is this a hipster?"
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What your mom would probably say: "Is this a hipster?"

8. This perfect formal print.

What your mom would probably say: "This is a beautiful curtain."
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What your mom would probably say: "This is a beautiful curtain."

7. This classy number.

What your mom would probably say: "This is so lovely and age appropriate. Her Mother must be very happy."
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What your mom would probably say: "This is so lovely and age appropriate. Her Mother must be very happy."

6. This ode to Cape Cod.

What your mom would probably say: "This is such a darling July 4 outfit."
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What your mom would probably say: "This is such a darling July 4 outfit."

5. This beautiful curtain look.

What your mom would probably say: "Oh, wow, this would look beautiful in the guest bedroom."
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What your mom would probably say: "Oh, wow, this would look beautiful in the guest bedroom."

4. And this purple number that proves she's got her shit on lock.

What your mom would probably say: "Wow, those shoes are so high. How does she walk?"
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What your mom would probably say: "Wow, those shoes are so high. How does she walk?"

3. This waiting-room sofa-chair look.

What your mom would probably say: "I think this is the sofa in the waiting room at your doctor's office. Am I wrong?"
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What your mom would probably say: "I think this is the sofa in the waiting room at your doctor's office. Am I wrong?"

2. This flawless fringe look.

What your mom would probably say: "This is a very cute flapper girl Halloween costume but where is the rest of it?"
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What your mom would probably say: "This is a very cute flapper girl Halloween costume but where is the rest of it?"

1. This cute sparkling number.

What your mom would probably say: "This is lovely, Taylor."
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What your mom would probably say: "This is lovely, Taylor."

You do you, Miss Taylor.

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