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Masc fashion question. Is it a faux pas for a guy to use board shorts as streetwear on a hot summer day when you're clearly not swimming & you're not even going somewhere with water?

@frameacloud Voted "no, they're streetwear" as I was born in California and that Just Happens when it's hot enough out. Femme folks pairing board shorts with bikini tops also happens under similar conditions. 👍

@frameacloud That's fairly normal here. But also, who cares? The fashion rules are dumb.

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I was confused by this until I looked up what "board shorts" are and realized that they're what I call "swim trunks". It didn't change my answer any, though (what I was envisioning was "shorts like a skateboarder might wear", so the water connection didn't make sense). They're still shorts enough to walk around in.

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Faux pas, no generally uncomfortable for the wearer due to the mesh inside yes

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