Short trousers, pants, or Bermuda shorts are also known as walking shorts and dress shorts. The style called "Bermuda shorts" originated with the British Army for tropical and desert climate attire. In Australia short pants are referred to as "stubbies"
During the 19th and early 20th centuries in Europe and North America shorts were considered attire for young boys until puberty upon which time they would be given long trousers. Now, that's a pretty frugal way to avoid the expense of having to buy new pants every time Johnny hits a growth spurt.
These shorts images will make cute additions to holiday ornament collection. Combine these trouser images with my tees, shoes and hats to make a vacation theme for your Christmas tree. Print the images onto shrink art sheets, color then bake to shrink into fun jewelry pieces or hanging decorations. Trace onto foam sheets or fabric to create puffy or soft ornaments.
There are many, many different styles and names given to shorts. This list is a synopsis of a few well-known styles: