I’ve never seen shorts pulled off with such panache. And by the way, as you’re in Italy, what do you think of Lapo Elkann? He’s been called the best-dressed man in the world; I can’t remember if you’ve ever done a bit about him or not. It seems like you’d have an opinion.
It seems (since he is wearing shorts and from what others are wearing) that it was a warm day. While the outfit seems well-put together, I am guessing (from the way it looks) that it’s not natural fiber.
That kind of defeats the purpose of wearing the shorts to cool down! Unless of course that it was for show, then the outfit gets an 8.5.
Let me tell you that I’ve always liked this looks. My father has very old snapshot dressed like this man. IN Brazil this look was originally used by young boy, when adults they started using slacks! Cool post! Congrats!
This is the second time I’ve seen a photograph of a shorted suit! The ex-journo in me is now unconsciously looking for a third so that I can mentally declare it a trend. Although I think the wearer might find it difficult to overcome the Angus Young factor, I can’t help but like this.
Great outfit; very creative. It’s hard for men to pull off that sort of shorts/suit look, but this is an excellent example of how it can work.
He does not look like a school boy or someone wearing business casual from Bermuda. The outfit is casually sophisticated and comfortable at the same time. What make it well-balanced are the shoes. I can’t tell from this pic exactly what kind they are, but I recently bought a pair of Tsubos, the Rhod model. They are similar to the ones pictured in that theyâ€™re neither too causal nor too dressy.
P.S. The guy on the left has the perfect fitting polo… at the waist in the front, slightly longer tails in the back to go with jeans that have just enough break in them. That guy is taller, so it is tough to pull that off just right without the polo looking dorky for looking like it shrank at the cleaners or the pants have too much material.
its almost there for me…trous and coat work cut wise really nicely…but something about the shoes bug me…certainly not that they are tennis shoes – but the laces look long and seeing the sock top bites…as cliched (yet classic) as they have become I would rather see Chuck Taylor’s or Jack Purcell’s…or even better cap or wing shoes NO SOCKS for real!!!
I’m not a big fan of shorts suits, but this one works for me. Perhaps the muted color helps, as with pastels or whites this look tends towards boyish. I think he could have worn nice slip-ons instead of sneakers (btw he IS wearing socks), but his shoes work fine. The rumpled shirt and open collar help keep the look casual – he would look ridiculous with a pocket square and/or tie.
Wow! that look really COOL… That blazer with that shorts look a great combination. Lets try that look this time. Thanks guys, i like your post and this is really helpful for me. You have solved my problem on what (clothes) to be worn this time at my cousins party. I am gonna make them so jealous.. Great! it makes me feel so happy. I am gonna enjoy this alot