The Wall Street Journal reports on the increasing number of men dressing up their shorts when the weather's warm. They go to designer Robert Geller for some tips on pulling off shorts when you're in the city or on duty. The key, it seems, is to keep the length at the knee—any longer is sloppy and any shorter looks too beachy—and then pair them with a simple jacket.
Often, the shorts are beige or khaki, and the blazer is dark gray. The jacket, he says, "shouldn't have too many details, like gold buttons or anything like that, or you're going to look like a captain.