By Biatar Khumalo-Slabbert
As the weather gets hotter, men’s shorts are getting shorter this year. The 1980’s inspired short shorts are making a comeback and they come in a variety of colours, patterns and materials. Designers who have already showcased this trend for their spring/summer 2019 collections include Hermes, Jacquemus and many more. Are you a man that’s willing to take a risk and try these short shorts out? Well here are some cool and simple outfits that could convince you that this trend is hot.
Here are some outfits that you can try:
The casual shorts look
For this casual look pair some chino shorts with a plain T-shirt and sneakers.
Chino Shorts: R159.99, Mr Price
FRUIT OF THE LOOM CLASSIC CREW NECK T-SHIRT WHITE: R 99, Zando
WHITE MID-TOP SNEAKER: R599.00, Truworths
The semi-formal shorts look
To add a touch of formal to your look, pair your chino shorts with a short sleeved shirt. Tuck the shirt in the shorts and add a belt. Choose smart shoes with this look.
MINT CHINO SHORTS: R 399.00, Truworths
Navy Easy-Care Slim-Fit Shirt: R 350.00, Woolworths
WEMBLEY RALPH FULL GRAIN LEATHER BELT BROWN: R 249, Zando
Wedge Sole Brogues: R 599.00, Woolworths
The comfy sweater and shorts look
For a laid back comfortable look, add a sweatshirt to your look. Choose a neutral coloured pair of shorts and add sneakers.
TRENERY Yarn Dyed Check Cotton Short: R 649.00, Woolworths
FRUIT OF THE LOOM CREW NECK SWEATSHIRT GREY: R 349, Zando
GREY BUCKET SNEAKER: R599.00, Truworths
Check out some street style looks to help you understand this trend a bit more:
Mr Price: 0800 212 535
Zando: 0861 192 636
Woolworths: (011) 290-1011
Truworths: (011) 783 9117
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