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Crochet Shorts for Men Exist Now, and We’re Not Sure Why Etsy: Lord von Schmitt
Etsy: Lord von Schmitt

Crochet shorts for men exists, peeps, and to be honest, I am not for it. Etsy shop LordvonSchmitt (heck of a name) is selling these handmade shorts, which come in a variety of colors and pretty much any style in existence. The new fashion shorts, which are produced 100 percent in the US, are made from recycled vintage afghan blankets, assuring each pair is a “unique, inspired creation.”

According to the Etsy site, the description states they are billed as great for walking, running, dancing, or just wearing them for the fun of it. Because apparently everyone loves to wear crochet shorts. The shorts are said to be comfortable and warm, but breathable. Perfect for morning yoga or Sunday brunch. Prices on the sorts vary based on their style but can go as low as $50 and as high at $80.

Etsy: Lord von Schmitt

And in case you were wondering if people actually buy these, you should see the reviews on the website. It’s ridiculous how many people have commented that they love their pair. The shop, which is run by owner Schuyler Ellers, has a 5-star rating and nearly 2,000 sales…so maybe, just maybe, this is the new trend? I mean, I wouldn’t be surprised. I’ve seen way way worse!

The store also sells all kinds of crochet patterns items such as umbrellas, hoodies, overalls, crochet pants, and bodysuits. But between you and me, a crochet bodysuit seems highly uncomfortable. I can barely wear a romper without getting frustrated whenever I got to the bathroom, imagine wearing a whole crochet bodysuit! Yikes. I’d pee my pants before ever trying to get it off.

Etsy: Lord von Schmitt

And in case you were wondering, yes, the store does take custom orders to please your fashion needs. All you have to do is message Ellers what kind of color scheme you like and know your waist size …just to make sure you don’t end up with crochet booty shorts.

I don’t know…some of these fashion trends are getting a little bit out of hand, ya’ll. Men’s fashion is way more complicated. You need to tone it down and just give us some regular shorts. No, not Jorts, shorts.

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But, if you’re into these sort of fashion trends, then I guess I’ll support you. Who am I to tell you what to wear, right?

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Silke  Jasso About the author:
Silke Jasso is a bilingual editor, writer, producer, and journalist specialized in online media. Born in Laredo Texas, her previous works include LareDOS Newspaper where she was an editor and writer and Entravision Communications where she was a Co-Anchor and Multi-Media Journalist for Fox39 News and Univision 27.
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