Shorts are getting shorter for men in 2019

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:

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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:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stocklist

Mr Price: 0800 212 535

Zando: 0861 192 636

Woolworths: (011) 290-1011

Truworths: (011) 783 9117

 

For more men’s trends, check out Bucket hats will provide sun protection while keeping you trendy in 2019

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My name is Biatar Khumalo-Slabbert. I am a fashion intern at People magazine and I write fashion articles and assist at photoshoots. I am a creative young woman whose interests lie in fashion styling, fashion photography, analyzing trends and creating mood boards. I hope to expand my skills and knowledge in all of the above in order to reach my ultimate goal of working as a stylist in the entertainment industry - both locally and internationally. As part of this journey, I would like to showcase the creativity that South Africans and Africans generally bring to fashion content production. My journey has just started. I have so much to learn and experience and I am so excited to see what the fashion world has in store for me.