The 2nd Battalion, Green Howards Alexandria Princess of Wales Own Yorkshire Regiment was the first British Army regiment in Bermuda to have officially induced Bermudian clothing stores to copy the long-in-use summer warm-weather standard dress of British Army shorts and long socks of officers. Gingham Seersucker Bermuda Shorts. This page was last edited on 19 September , at Given Bermuda's very high humidity for most of the year, and the high temperatures from June to October - see Climate and Weather in Bermuda - they are very practical, very useful, very comfortable - and can also be very elegant. Nor are the knee-length socks, or any other clothing, including the blazers or sport coats and shoes accompanying them.
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Size Sizing Guide Choose a size 29 30 31 32 32 Regular 33 34 35 36 38 40 42 The hem , which can be cuffed or un-cuffed, is 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.
They are considered more appropriate in hot subtropical and tropical climates than the typical heavier clothing favored in Europe.
Many businesses in the West today that have a business casual policy similarly allow this kind of clothing in the hotter seasons, especially in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.
They are available in a variety of colours, including many pastel shades as well as darker shades. True Bermuda shorts are not to be confused with " capri pants " extending below the knee. Cargo shorts may be a similar length but are typically baggy or less "tailored" than Bermuda shorts and more typical of West Coast American fashion.
Bermuda shorts originated with the British Army for wear in tropical and desert climates, and they are still worn by the Royal Navy , as well as the Royal Canadian Navy. During the Second World War there was a shortage of clothing in Bermuda.
Butterfield and Sons Ltd [ clarification needed ] were concerned that their male employees would not have suitable clothing to wear. They arranged for a local tailor to make two pairs of shorts, modeled on the shorts of the British military, for each of their male employees. The shorts were made from a very itchy grey flannel material, and each employee was supplied with two pairs of heavy grey wool long socks to wear with the shorts. This was the beginning of Bermuda shorts as business attire in Bermuda.
Smiths improved the design of the shorts and used bright coloured materials as the shorts became more popular. During the opening ceremonies of the Olympics and Paralympics , Bermuda's delegation traditionally wears red Bermuda shorts red being the primary color in the country's flag.
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