In this video professional male image consultant and style expert, Aaron Marino, talks about his favorite stores and brands of shorts for this year. Finding the best pair of shorts is tough for some men, Alpha did the work for you and will tell you his favorite shorts for the best fit, fabric, and cut!

Why is finding shorts that fit painful for a short man? Regular rise with a ton of extra crotch fabric, super wide width of leg, long length of short, and thick and heavy fabric. He wants mid-rise, fitted leg, not too long, and light fabric.

Companies That Create Great Shorts

  • The GAP – mid rise (10 inch inseam), tailored through thigh
  • Banana Republic – mid rise (10 inch inseam), tailored through thigh
  • J Crew – $70 per pair, ouch!
  • Express – 9 inch inseam Photographer short, fit is just right, fabric is light


Short Colors and What to Wear with Them

What colors should you get to get the most out of your shopping dollar? Charcoal gray, tan flat-front, and one pair that is fun / playful. Then there is one shirt that matches with everything? White V-neck tee shirt! Invest in a few of them.