Fortunately, Shapermint offers a variety of styles, fabrics and compression levels to choose from...you can find a pair to suit any outfit and any occasion. You’re crazy, no man looks good with shorts above the knee, we aren’t women. 5 inch is the max inseam length for shorts. I have to laugh at the tall guys here complaining about shorts being too short. Screw all of this, you all look like prep snobs trying to fit into a lifestyle that was never cool to begin with. WRONG! or any occasion where I needed to dress smartly,including office jobs (though at one place I did at least a couple of times in hot weather when doing Saturday overtime with the office reception closed to customers). I think I have heard that shorts have to be more loose than long pants. You are measuring from waist to crotch and leaving out a measurement from the crotch down to the knee. Clothes are meant to accentuate your physique, not hide it or be the focus of attention, you low class lout. Guys that have chicken legs should never wear shorts. Definitely give ASOS a try (they’re UK based). But it will apparently never happen. For clothing to be considered “short” it needs to be above the joint – below the joint is a “long”. What you were saying might be true for SLIM PEOPLE. Thanks Brock! Some commenters are calling this “preppy”, in Europe it’s called being a “well dressed man.”. If someone wants to wear longer shorts let them. We are conditioned to think just a bit of exposed skin in infantilizing. I’ve still got one pair of cut-off jeans ones I usually wear for that; I just tried putting them on and measuring them and they’re about six to seven inches above the top of my kneecaps (but I’ve got quite long legs). You don’t need the advice of men who spend more money on grooming products than a tool set. The moment you slip into these, you may decide to give your other body shapers a rest. Occasionally I’ll even ask a guy where he got his (after paying a compliment of course & rarely can get more than brand for the same reasons I’m having difficulty. No spam. Are you a bigot in real life too, or just anonymously on the Internet? The problem is that 90% of them are “loose fit” with massive leg holes and hanging down to the shins. I tried a pair of shorts with a 7 inch I seam and I got laughed at and made fun of, and said I looked uncool. http://www.wsj.com/articles/nice-cargo-shorts-youre-sleeping-on-the-sofa-1470082856, http://www.wsj.com/articles/what-happened-after-i-wrote-that-cargo-shorts-story-1470402723. . The way I see it, the primary reason to wear a mini skirt is to show off your great looking thighs and, as a delightful bonus for your "prayerful" audience, everything else upstairs. Sad thing when a woman can wear short shorts and nobody dare say a word but if a guy shows some skin, the world stops spinning. Just like pants, most mass-manufactured shorts will be too wide through the leg. I personally prefer them not too much above the knee and with a pair of good sandals, but more power if other people prefer or can pull them off higher!. But I agree that trimmer shorts are more aesthetically pleasing and masculine than long, baggy shorts. After awhile, I found that I could quickly and stealthily insert and remove things from my FlipBelt without anyone noticing. Who are they to you? Reading the comments here goes with what I experience on the street, men are bothered way more than they should be by what other men wear. Why read or comment on the blog if don’t care? Bonobos make good clothes. Nobody needs two feet of fabric around each leg falling past the knees in order to have “comfort”, either. Bespoke vs. Made-to-Measure vs. Off the Rack: What’s the Difference? Sometimes I feel men fashion is too conventional and I say this with nothing against a nice classic blue (but well fitting) suit. Maybe the 2″ inseam is a bit short for some people but I’m not here to suit others fashion taste. I dress to be comfortable and if you don’t like what you see, turn your gaze elsewhere, especially if you’re a guy checking me out. Women’s boyshorts and thigh slimmers are the secret weapon women use in the battle against back fat and muffin tops...they don’t stand a chance! great introduction… on how to make a man look like a ludicrous ittle boy. I mean come on…the one Yuppy is wearing a sports coat and dress shoes with shorts. You know you’ve struck a nerve when you get some unhappy troll comments! If you actually had any muscles, you’d understand why real men throughout history weren’t keen on hiding them. And how about those of us that are 5’10”? “…was most certainly not looking for advice…”. 96.3 Cruz FM...."Saskatoon's Greatest Hits"....plays Variety That Rocks from the 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s. Just stop wearing dress shirts, sports coats, and dress shoes with shorts!! You can pull up your short leg(s) anytime you bend your knees but this sounds ridiculous over time. I like being comfortable not feeling like I’m half naked lookin like Clark Griswold goin to Wally world. What I don’t get is, you CHOSE to red this article. Brew a pot of tea, chill, then store in the fridge and drink throughout the day. LOL this guide is ALL Wrong. Check your email for your 10% discount. Casual ones that look worn/aged. The legs measured 9 3/4 inches, which I take to be a 19 1/2 circumference. Was it “how to wear shorts”? At 5’7″ I never really liked wearing shorts because most of the men’s shorts are either cargo, bermuda, or gym/basketball shorts. [shorts having to be not loose] Dunno, maybe it has to do with attitudes with women, when we think instead that women have dignity, both with looser and longer or shorter and fitter clothes, we don’t longer project this on men as well, could be? Secondly, losing 80 pounds would probably help you stay cooler as well. If so, cuff them (roll them up) or get them hemmed. Fortunately my long legs had the shape,curve and tone to them for me to get away with it (playing a bit of tennis was good for that). Below the knee, super big and baggy. and live in Florida where shorts are worn all year. Lol. I know at least some women like what they see, thankfully some even threw a compliment my way. I’m no Chippendale by any means but I ride bike and lift weights some and my legs look pretty good in my opinion. I dislike fitted anything, especially summertime shorts. I also prefer the utility of shorts with extra pockets, whether or not they’re of the cargo variety. Lesbian Sex 01/26/14: With Strings Attached: 31 Part Series Bare Necessities is the only online intimates retailer to offer certified Bra Fit Experts to its customers! Learning to love all of me is the best thing I ever did. Crew 7” Reade shorts are my favorites. Anything longer than that will most likely be too long, although you can get away with 9″ shorts if you like them a little longer. Having shorts that fall above the knee caps is neither “gay” nor “feminine”. Before you buy one, you should consider what exactly you intend to carry. short-men (I’m a bit under 5’6″) shorts and carrying a wallet & iphone & keys in (front) pockets? I used to be a seamstress; the first number is the measurement of the circumference of your waist/hips, and the second number is what's known as your inseam--the measurement from the ground to … Can I still wear them? …ie…..3 inches above the knee rather then just on it. Just F****** think for your self. Every pair of shorts I’ve ever got hangs below the knees or shaped like clown shorts. Many years ago, when I was young, svelte, muscular and sexy, I would have paid more than $20 for shorts that looked really stylish. It was super long big shorts and pants. The only negative that I can give after shopping at the American Eagle Outfitters retail store is that their inventory on the 9” inseam flex shorts are limited and even more limited for waist sizes in the 28” to 30” range. I wish some of the old school workwear companies (Carhartt, Dickies, Wrangler, etc…) would get on the bandwagon. Not “this site”, maybe you slipped and meant “this commenter’s (the one you replied to) recommendations are sickeningly conservative” in his crusade against “feminine” shorts above the knee. Also, does your FlipBelt press against your skin at all? Choosing the right fit for your build will take some trial and error, but here’s where to start: If you’re looking to revamp your shorts collection and find a new brand that’s perfect for you, I recommend ordering a few pairs off this list. Btw, depending on the placement of the back pockets (especially if there are two of them), having the seat taken in can really throw off the look. The comment about preppy is right on. “it’s most important that they fit in the seat and crotch. So what are your favorite shorts to wear? Lots of giggles and remarks usually from women that should look in the mirror before they laugh too much. Women’s boyshorts and thigh slimmers are the secret weapon women use in the battle against back fat and muffin tops...they don’t stand a chance! My age and weight . Whether you like to show them knees or cover them, it seems hard to find either option out there!! Where do they come from? Well, they’re just not wearing them correctly. Their shorts don’t fit properly, and they’re not wearing the right styles. Since it kept everything secure and I found it comfortable to wear, I started to use it when I wore my casual shorts to carry my cellular phone and keys. I wear my shirt tucked out so the FlipBelt is not visible. And YES women notice. Like the Marley photo above. Only thing missing is the bottle of Perrier water and a Starbucks cup. I would absolutely love it if someone could point out a SHORT and by these days standards FAT guy (yes Short and Fat store) where I can get a 38 inch waste and a 9 inch inseam and have shorts that still land just right above the knee. Also, the guy holding the microphone in the picture above is apparently some performer, so more latitude is given. Have we really ended up in our society where “men” are looking for advice from “men” who have now taken the sickening fad of skinny jeans and translated that into shorts. Came here to say that? Singer Chris Brown wears them. I notice you wear birkenstocks often. So why do most men look so bad wearing shorts? Just shows you the sad state our country is in now. Sorry if these questions seem silly. I found a pair of shorts that I have worn for about 6 years & as you can imagine are needing replacement. Meant to say “pockets” — my shorts are not on strike. It creates a bottom heavy silhouette, just like when women wear loose skirts. Shorts that go past your knees make short men look shorter, period. you wouldn’t stand out as much). Three years ago I wouldn’t have been caught dead in shorts. Is it that bad of a thing to do? Pretty much every pair of shorts I’ve ever owned looks like one of the first three no-no pictures you put up in this article Even worse, sometimes I’ve bought 3/4 length that look full length on me… ouch. It’s a very modest yuppy style you have going. I like my shorts to be about mid thigh or a little shorter. Their chinos were too loose for my legs, but I haven’t tried their shorts yet. Who made this 1″ or 2″ above the knee rule. So, is there a solution for fit muscular guys with thick thighs and narrow waists where we don’t look like meatheads. You can dress great if you’re fat by choosing flattering, well-fitting clothes. Leave a comment below! I consider myself pear shaped in that area. Even though I run and work out every day, I’m pushing 60 I bet many would rather not see me in shorts at all. Hey Brock! I’m 72, 5’6″, 150lbs. I do like my shorts shorter, like say mid thigh, but that depends on situation. Do I have to go to the teenage department in the clothing stores? I will definitely share your article to him so he can visualize what I’ve meant all these years! Dough, would you prefer if everyone dressed like some urban delinquent? Style is not a one size fits all kind of subject. I don’t have negative emotions towards guys that wear them. Came across this article while looking to update my boyfriend’s outdated baggy below-the-knee shorts. I’m 6’5″ 240lbs and personally would not wear shorts that are above my knees. You can also get them tapered for $15-25 and have the waist adjusted by 1-2″ either way. So almost all my shorts fits below knee. It’s the ultimate in stress-free dressing. The Inseam measurement is also such a terrible measurement for the leg length of shorts. Keep on keepin on! For example, if you want to slim your lower tummy and thighs, a pair of high-wasted boy shorts may work well. Show us an example where that looks good. From smoothing bodysuits to shaping shorts and control-top tights, these are the best shapewear essentials according to customer reviews. Be prepared to be ran out of the area! Still, I feel like I never see anyone wearing anything but no show socks with shorts these days. Sci-Fi & Fantasy 12/17/15: Made to date (4.16): A girl is forced to date a female classmate. All of that stuff bulges the pockets and really detracts from the look. You may not want to wear shorts because you don’t like the way your thighs look, or simply because you don’t feel they are appropriate as you get older. Of the comments I get, 10 to 1 it’s from a guy. My appetite could have been effected. Contrary to your observation wearing baggy shorts only serves to accentuate the skinnyness of your legs. You definitely right about the 7″ length. The fit is very close to body without being too tight. Better to look at the other sellers on this list! If that’s the case, you’ll probably have to sacrifice fit and fashion for the function and practicality of cargo shorts. That looks so gay! So what I’m getting is you are fond of short tight shorts. Everything else can be fixed”. Or rugby players. As a 50 and 60 something I prefer my shorts to be about 9″ (I’m 5’8″+ and wear 30″ long pants) because I find I like the look of rolled up hems. I could already envision her bouncing like that while impaled on my big fat dick! Boxers are the second most useless apparel item after the neck tie — possible offensive section concluded. I also do 15-mile walks with some bursts of running in the countryside and I’d really like to wear them for that but it means walking through the town and I’m not up for that any more -too many years on the clock and still too many pounds round the waist,although I’ve lost a stone over the summer through exercise and some healthy eating (NOT dieting). Wear bicycle or nylon shorts to prevent chafing. They’re waist-sculpting, tummy-tucking, thigh slimming wonders! Everything else can be fixed (including the waist). Thoughts for a relatively hip straight man on this? I’m 5’7” medium build and I look ridiculous in most shorts that are designed for taller men. I wear looser fitting shorts just above my knees that conceal the fact that I have skinny upper legs. Classic fit typically meant very little to no taper to the knee. It’s one of the harder areas on the body to trim fat from. Lot’s of toxic comments here, jesus. Just a bit too conservative! So, what’s an old dude to do? Found this site while looking for non cargo shorts. Jeanne (above) wears a dress with a beautiful print and keeps her legs warm with leggings.. That means the guy in short shorts and a tank top bearing his hairy thighs and arm pits within a foot or two of my face. Even allowing for the thickness of the fabric, that’s still about 20-21 inches. Why? I always had a “feel” for what looked good with shorts, but never understood EXACTLY what I need to look for (seam length and tapered shape), and this broke it down into practical, actionable advice. As long as everything is covered, and it is in my case, why worry about what someone else wears. They need to be at least to the knee, anything shorter looks ugly as sin. I am 5’4″ wearing 5″ j crew shorts. Well please return the favor. They even put them on sale and no takers. Perfect for my body type. Open bust styles are available too, so you can wear it with your favorite bra. I’m the same height as you and struggle a bit with finding shorts I like. You have to be true to yourself before anything else. Not me. High-waisted thigh slimmers are the ticket if you’re looking for a super-contoured look--from mirdif to thighs. Although now I cannot find any reference to that on the internet. At one point, the ebony dropped her shorts and panties in front of the nurse and guided her hand towards her pussy. The shorts in the pics look too short. Sure, it takes some getting used to if you’ve been wearing baggy, oversized clothes your whole life (which was the case for me until I hit my mid-twenties and started to care). I have quite a few pair of running shorts and wear them just about everywhere I can. It doesn’t make me any less masculine. I grew up in that era when tennis shorts with 2 inch inseam was the done thing. The best length for men under 5’9″ is 7″. I’m a big guy and have never been a fan of this style. But hopefully your trend here will slim up the standard for cargo shorts as well. They are about as lame as men wearing skin tight jeans. When I can wear shorts to work, like outside duty in 90+, I wear Polo khakis, like the Andrew Short, as a nod to conservative appearance. http://thekentuckygent.com. (nobody wants to see it by the way) It’s similar to the butt huger skinny jeans trend that I am sure the guys in these photos all own a pair of. Thigh slimmers will give you a completely smooth canvas so you can wear that killer outfit with seamless confidence. And no, I’m not a millennial – I’m in my late fifties. The folds in pleated shorts will give the illusion of narrower thighs. The best shapewear styles and brans for tummy, waist, and arms, including bodysuit and shorts for plus-sizes with varying levels of smoothing, control, and slimming power. 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