Stop Wearing Shorts WRONG! {Top 10 Shorts Wearing DON’TS}

June 23, 2024
Today, I’m discussing a men’s summer-style essential, specifically shorts. You don’t want to look like a dork wearing them, so I will cover some of the biggest don’ts.

First, I want to get some things out of the way. Yes, I shave my legs, but don’t comment that I’m gay because I shave them. Just stop it. The second thing is that I have a small calf. I am super insecure because one is smaller than the other after I ruptured my Achilles tendon about 15 years ago. No matter how many calf raises I do, it’s always going to be smaller. Last, the best shorts, in my opinion, are from Cuts. They also have fantastic tee shirts, henley’s, long-sleeve tees, and polos. Click and use my code ALPHAM20 for a special discount on your entire Cuts order.

Tips for looking epically sexy in shorts

  • Length matters. Don’t wear shorts that are too long or too short. A five-inch inseam is going to be the shortest. I’m wearing a seven-inch in the video, which is the optimal choice. A nine-inch inseam is a bit longer, and nobody should be wearing an 11 or 12. The length you wear depends on how long your legs are and how tall you are. It’s all about proportions. You need to expose about an inch to 2 above the kneecap.
  • Proper fit. Your shorts shouldn’t be too baggy or too wide, and they shouldn’t be super tight, either. You need to be able to pinch about an inch on either side of your thigh.
  • Crotch fit. Do not have a big and droopy crotch. To maximize your aesthetic, make sure you don’t have a lot of room in the crotch area. You want a slim fit without being too baggy or too tight.
  • No pleats. The folds of fabric down by your crotch will make you look pear-shaped. Opt for a flat front. To dress up your shorts, you need to make sure you don’t have elastic and then pair them with loafers. Check out the combinations I demonstrate in the video, where I change the look of the outfits quickly to create smooth, casual, clean, and sexy perfection.
  • Type of fabric. Nobody wants to see your wiener or whether or not you’re circumcised. Make sure you wear underwear if your shorts are thin. And never wear basketball shorts outside of the gym. It’s not a good look.
  • Aesthetic shoes. Do not wear running shoes when you’re wearing non-athletic clothing. Choose a retro-style sneaker. The leather minimal sneaker works every time. I like mine with a gum sole, which gives it a retro flare. Choose between white, gray, or brown. Flip-flops can look fantastic but can also look terrible. If your flip-flops are super big, this looks horrible. Old and sporty also looks awful. Make sure your toes are not ugly and nasty, so take care of them. Two recommendations are: Rainbow makes the best flip-flops, and Birkenstock slides work incredibly well with shorts.
  • No visible socks. If you’re wearing nice shorts with minimal leather sneakers, you should avoid socks. Choose no-show socks. This will help make your lower legs look longer and will also give a cleaner and more aesthetic look.
  • Avoid standard cargo shorts. Cargo shorts get a lot of guys in trouble. But you can find cargo shorts that are more fitted in the leg and not so baggy with pockets. Standard cargo shorts will look really big and break the visual line from your shoulders to your feet. The heavy fabric also doesn’t look very good either. You need to find a fabric that’s comfortable and breathable. Stretch is also advised.

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