Traditionally, shorts never held a prominent place among gentlemen in public, aside from wearing them to the beach or on the tennis court. However, this has changed in the last few decades, and much of the world is aligning themselves with the prep culture. After all, mens summer shorts have been reintroduced not only in casual wear to look good with different beard styles, but also to pair them with an appropriate button down shirt for the office in the hot summer months.
An infographic given above by Elijha sheds some light as to how the shorts should actually fit, how long or short should be the length of the short, the color & patterns that seem appropriate for different occasions, and the various do’s and don’t with no offense to cargo. They are perfect casual wear, but if you’re going to wear it to an office, you might want to rethink.