It's time to take off the long pants and jeans! The stylish gent will not miss out on Korea's summer fashion trend for 2014; Slim fit Bermuda shorts.
Bermuda shorts, also known as walking shorts or dress shorts, are a particular type of short trousers, now widely worn as casual attire by both men and women. The hem can be cuffed or un-cuffed, around 1 inch above the knee. They are so-named because of their popularity in Bermuda, a British Overseas Territory, where they are considered appropriate business attire for men when made of suit-like material and worn with knee-length socks, a dress shirt, tie, and blazer.
Style 1 : Casual shirt + Color shorts
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Shorts may look too casual and sloppy when worn without context, but you can complete the stylish modern look with a casual shirt. Gauze and linen material goes well with summer styling as it is light and cool for many activity. Kim Woo-bin chooses white linen shirt to match which mono-tone grey bermuda shorts. It looks classic and neat, yet casual. Blue linen shirts with ivory color bermuda shorts also looks modern and classic without compromising on comfort.
Style 2 : Solid Shirt + Printed shorts
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Printed pants are often thought too conspicuous, but it's not more than just stereotype. A proper match of shirt with printed pants will differentiate you from just another summer slob. It can vary widely under different atmosphere. You can create a cool image by matching colorful pattern printed shorts with a solid desaturated shirt. Note that matching both top and bottom with brilliant patterns might lead to adverse effects without proper aesthetic know-how; you don't want to walk out looking like what your grandfather wore 40 years ago. Choose a neutral tone color shirt or simple T-shirt to avoid clashing with your pants.
It is important to also note that having the proper hairstyle will largely complement your printed pants image. Bear in mind: your choice of footwear will set you apart from the neighbourhood grocery man. Loafers and boat shoes are the way to go for looking casual yet presentable.