Mens Fashion: Do and Don't on Shorts

3:53 PM Contributed by JW


Men's shorts have come through a long way and wide variety of changes over the years. I am sure you have a huge plethora of choices open to your whims and fancies. Don't you? These include exotic fabrics, unassumingly comfortable and yet visually appealing textures, colors that fit the occasion just fine.

The range of customizability that is now made available to you by the various designers and fashion houses, include options to personalize the embroidery, number of pockets, length of the pockets, placement of the same, the choice of a zip or button up mechanism etc. The basic mantra to follow while investing in any garment is to follow some do and don't and of course you must comfortable wearing it.

So let us show you what we thoughts are the rule of DO and DON'T for various shorts.

Baggy
Do: Wear baggy shorts fitted at the waits.
Don't: Let them fall below your hips.



Denim Cut Off
Do: Keep the frays on your cut-off and make sure the cut off is fitted.
Don't: Let the hems fall below the knees.

Tailored Shorts
Do: Prefer to dress it up with a tie, bow tie or jacket
Don't: Never pair with a pair of dirty sneakers

Printed Shorts
Do: Keep the prints classy, not childish
Don't: Never suitable for formal party

Tight Shorts
Do: Keep your tight shorts knee length, it adds the illusion of height. :)
Don't: Let it hug your family jewels

Ultra-shorts
Do: Make sure your legs are tanned, muscular and well-groomed before you think of getting one yourself.
Don't: As we said, never consider this if your legs are fair, shapeless and hairy.

Cargo shorts
Do: Dress it up with a cardigan or military shirts.
Don't: Don't be sloppy and pair it with a dirty tee and flip flops.

Over-knee shorts
Do: Wear slouchy tanks with your over-the-knee shorts
Don't: Never over accessorize with jewellery or rapper swagger.

Fashion is about being you, not looking like your favorite star so start defining your own style sense through shorts that make you feel free.



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