Shorts have a short shelf life in a mens wardrobe. Summer and early fall and on vacation seem to be the only time you can wear them. Therefore its important to wear all different types of shorts while you can. While we love a plain pop of color short, we are really feeling patterned shorts as well. Once upon a time, patterned shorts were only for the swimming pool, but take a refreshing look at patterned shorts that are must adds to your collection.