Clothes of the Eighties, Nut Shorts
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Type of clothing: Clothes
When it was popular: 70s-present
Description: The best definition of nut shorts would be "hot pants for men". Inspired by running shorts, they were often worn for leisure in the 80s. The most common type of nut shorts in the 80s were cut like running shorts and had white trim on the end. In the 80s, basketball and soccer players wore them, and to this day rugby players and Australian rules football players wear them. Nut shorts are still worn by the famous diet guru Richard Simmons. Nut shorts can be seen in the movie Goonies. The character of Brand, played by Josh Brolin is wearing nut shorts over his sweat pants.
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