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Why Do Men Want So Badly to Wear Shorts to Work?

June 29, 2017

Why Do Men Want So Badly To Wear Shorts To Work?

Every summer we have the same debates: should men wear shorts? At all? If so, why can’t they wear them…

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The History of Men’s Right to Wear Shorts

August 7, 2015

The History Of Men’s Right To Wear Shorts

Feel oppressed by pants? Want to bare your legs? Troy Patterson has a fun piece today in the New York Times…

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Shorts with Dignity: Legitimately Possible?

August 5, 2015

Shorts With Dignity: Legitimately Possible?

It’s a debate that’s rehashed every summer: should men wear short pants in public? I thought we’d settled it: yes,…

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Shorts: Acceptable When Paired with Mild Reluctance

September 8, 2014

Shorts: Acceptable When Paired With Mild Reluctance

Several otherwise respectable writers and publications have dipped their toes into menswear blogging recently, spurred by an ongoing debate on…

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Yes, the back has a matching butt vortex

March 28, 2014

Yes, The Back Has A Matching Butt Vortex

To answer the question that I know is in your head: Yes, the back has a matching butt vortex.  breathnaigh:…

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Cargo shorts, T-shirt and hyper-designed running shoes

July 19, 2013

Cargo Shorts, T-shirt And Hyper-designed Running Shoes

“Well, the ubiquitous uniform nowadays seems to call for cargo shorts, T-shirt and hyper-designed running shoes. It’s a decent enough…

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Keeping Summer Simple

April 21, 2013

Keeping Summer Simple

I don’t love shorts, but I wear them. Why? The truth is that I’m a San Francisco guy living in…

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Hector sends this lovely little cartoon on the subject of short pants

January 11, 2013

Hector Sends This Lovely Little Cartoon On The Subject Of Short Pants

Hector sends this lovely little cartoon on the subject of short pants. It’s entitled “Half A Pantaloon.” (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

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Ghurka shorts are ALWAYS a win

August 11, 2012

Ghurka Shorts Are ALWAYS A Win

wellplaid: Hemingway captains Pilar.

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Boys Becoming Men, Men Becoming Wolves, Pants Becoming Shorts

June 4, 2012

Boys Becoming Men, Men Becoming Wolves, Pants Becoming Shorts

If you’re having a hard time finding just the right shorts for this summer’s hottest days, remember: shorts are generally…

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The length and fit of shorts reveal

May 5, 2012

The Length And Fit Of Shorts Reveal

The length and fit of shorts reveal a good deal about the true or desired age of the wearer. Bernhard…

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Wearing shorts during the hottest months of the year

August 1, 2011

Wearing Shorts During The Hottest Months Of The Year

Since I moved to Los Angeles from San Francisco, I’ve had to adjust to the idea of wearing shorts during…

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Instead of buying new shorts, make your own

May 4, 2011

Instead Of Buying New Shorts, Make Your Own

My post about affordable summer style got a lot of positive response, so I thought I’d post something else in the…

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Overweight College Student Announces Plans To Wear Shorts, Sandals For Rest Of Year

April 30, 2011

Overweight College Student Announces Plans To Wear Shorts, Sandals For Rest Of Year

Overweight College Student Announces Plans To Wear Shorts, Sandals For Rest Of Year “I always hated when my mom made…

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