The warmer months are officially upon us, so it’s time to turn to some clothing that defines men’s summer style – shorts. Essential for handling the heat, they will have you ready for trips to the beach or the sweltering city days of June through to August. Some still doubt their style credentials, even as the rules of menswear continue to be relaxed. But as temperatures move into the late 20s and beyond, we say looking cool, calm and collected in shorts beats being hot and bothered in trousers every time. And there's just no competition if the shorts in question are sharply cut from great fabrics, like the ones below.