SHORT LENGTH

TWENTY FOUR JUNE, TWO THOUSAND AND FOURTEEN

Why is it impossible to find the right cargo shorts? Most are too long, meaning they stop on or even below the knee, whereas others seem to have undergone some terrifying treatment that makes them look all frumpy, old and worn out. What’s more, they’re often way too baggy or come with an overload of buttons and laces. If anybody has a tip for finding the right shorts for right now, please notify FANTASTIC MAN immediately. Refreshingly, MISSONI showed more or less PERFECT cargo shorts just this Sunday in Milan. The fitted shorts have an appealing (short) length, two modest pockets and a flap on the right back pocket. Shame they won’t be available until 2015! Facebook  Twitter


COMMENTS
  1. Chan:

    Hi.
    Saw your article on find the right shorts. Fully agree that shorts nowadays are just too fancy or causally sloppy. That’s why we decided to design our own.
    Beluga shorts are very well received in Singapore n they are going to be showcased in Bread and Butter Berlin This July ! They come in 2 lengths and 13 colors ! Beluga also been voted recently as the top 10 men store by IS magazine. http://Www.belugastore.com

  2. Pierre A. M.:

    Dear FANTASTIC MAN,

    I would recommend Oliver Spencer’s linen cargo shorts. They are cut just above the knee, and tailored enough to add sartorial chic to a summer look.

    Best,
    Pierre A. M.

  3. IVA UGEWON:

    THANKS F**K SOMEONE IS FINALLY MAKING SOME DECENT SIZED SHORTS!

  4. Alfredo R:

    You guys made the same recommendation in issue 1 or 2, also with Missoni shorts.

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