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Shorts for Boys: Spring and Summer 2011

In Style Shorts for Boys


In Style Shorts for Boys

Blue Check Cargo Shorts for Boys

It's all about shorts for boys, because boys love shorts. From March to September, many boys wear shorts every single day. Boys like their shorts to be long and roomy. To the knee, or just above are the most popular length, but some boys like them even longer. Active boys love extra wide shorts for maximum maneuverability. Though cargo shorts for boys and athletic shorts will continue to be popular, this year we are seeing more and more boys' shorts with cleaner lines and a slightly slimmer, though by no means slim, fit.

Solid shorts in neutral colors such as khaki, navy, black and brown are always popular for boys. But this year, snap up a pair or two of patterned shorts. Especially popular are plaids, pinstripes and camouflage shorts in all colors from primaries to neutrals.

Look for:
  • Cargo Shorts
  • Surfer-Inspired Shorts
  • Skater-Inspired Shorts
  • Classic Shorts with Pinstripes or in Solids
  • Athletic Shorts
  • Plaid Shorts
  • Camouflage Shorts

What colors/patterns are best for boys' shorts?

Boys can and should wear any color they like. Though most boys wear neutral colored shorts, we are seeing more patterns and colors available to boys. This season, plaids are still super trendy. Camouflage print shorts continue to be popular this year. And, fun board shorts with bright colors and patterns are popular on and off the beach.

What shoes look best with boys' shorts?

The best shoes for shorts are flip flops. Flip flops are extremely popular this year. Sandals also look great. I prefer the no socks look with shorts, but if your son wants to wear his shorts with socks, opt for ankle socks.
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