25 Reasons Why Men’s Short-Shorts From The 70’S Should Be Back In Fashion In 2021

Men’s Short Shorts From The 70’S

February 4th, 2021   |   Updated on June 30th, 2022

1970s was a magical decade, famous for many symbols and icons. This was also a decade when men all over the world flaunted their legs in short shorts. Scroll down to see 25 pictures, and you will realize why men’s short-shorts from the 70’s should be back in fashion in 2021.

1. Australian cops in casual wear

Like a boss: Australian policemen in short pants (1970s) from r/OldSchoolCool

2. Can anyone say “jorts”?

My dad and uncle rocking the short jorts in 1977. from r/OldSchoolCool


3. Someone get them some sunscreen

70’s Cali rock climbers from r/OldSchoolCool


4. Dad put on some pants

My dad with his 1979 Z 28 Camaro and sweet short shorts. from r/OldSchoolCool


5. Dad doesn’t skip leg day

Who wears short shorts?…My dad while golfing in the 70’s from r/OldSchoolCool


6. Shirts were optional in the 70s

Dad circa 1970


7. Whose shorts are shorter?

My dad and his girlfriend in 1976. I think his shorts are shorter than hers. from r/OldSchoolCool


8. That hair, though

Came across this photo of my dad in the 70’s with his mustang and I had to share it. from r/OldSchoolCool


9. I’m getting some Tobias Fünke vibes

My dad, his Jeep, his dog, and the 70’s. And yes, we still have that Jeep from r/OldSchoolCool


10. I guess this was cool back then

A Man and his Comet (1978) from r/OldSchoolCool


11. I can hear his shorts


12. Who needs a basket when you have a cockatoo?


13. I want those boots


14.  That’s quite a view


15. Did real shorts exist, or just cut-offs?

Mom- 1970 somethin’ from r/OldSchoolCool


16.  A streaker on skates


Source: Vintag

 17. Even the athletic shorts were mini


Source: Vintag

18. Do those even qualify as shorts?


Source: Vintag

19. “Strike a pose, fellas”


Source: Demilked


20. “What say we hit some tennis balls in our loincloths?”


Source: Demilked


21. These cool skateboarders knew what was up


Source: Demilked


22. Just regular hiking attire


Source: Vintag

23. Get your sweat on in your jorts


Source: Demilked

24. Shipwreck


Source: Vintag

25. The pirate hat is a nice touch


Source: Vntag