MensHealth.com – Toss your old, ratty basketball shorts for this stylish upgrade.
As you prepare to take your fitness game to the next level in the New Year, rest and recovery are key to crushing your goals. And when you’re training hard, you’ll want to be as comfortable as possible before and after the gym. Sebastian Stan — Men’s Health January/February cover star — knows that all too well, donning a casual-cool look of black shorts, a black T-shirt, mid-calf black socks, and a gray hoodie to his recent interview for the magazine.
“I mean, next to Evans and Hemsworth and all those guys, I feel like I’m 50 miles behind,” says Stan during his in-depth interview with Men’s Health. “I don’t think I can get to that size, to be honest. My body right now is probably the best its ever been.”
Its not easy achieving superhero abs like the modest Avengers: Endgame star, but if you plan to crush some brutal workouts, its worth investing in stylish-yet-comfortable athletic shorts that’ll help you achieve the ultimate relaxation pre – and post-gym. For the most wear, opt for a pair that looks cool enough to sport around town and feel seriously cozy for lounging around your home, like these Armani Exchange shorts worn by Stan in his Men’s Health cover shoot.
So, why are these shorts so special? It’s all about the luxe, velvety-soft fabric that makes them look way more expensive than any ratty basketball shorts in your closet. The rich texture elevates your wardrobe of basic tees and hoodies, while providing a nice contrast to your fresh white sneakers.
With minimalist design details like contrasting side piping, these sleek Armani Exchange shorts are perfect for understated, cool style– something that’s hard to achieve. Sure, these Bermuda shorts might be 80’s-inspired but they’re far from the wildly-bold fashions of the decade that might come to mind.
If you’re willing to invest in wardrobe essentials like the best pair of jeans and sneakers, spending $100 on cool and comfy shorts that can be worn anywhere seems reasonable (if not a total steal). While this purchase doesn’t guarantee an action hero physique, it will help you achieve effortlessly cool action-hero-off duty style.
Note: This article was very briefly on the Men’s Health website at the link provided above, it’s no longer available to view (at this time), but Jen from Sebastian Stan Fan on Instagram screencapped the article and photos. I’ve transcribed the article from Jen’s screencaps and have saved the photos. Her original posts on the Sebastian Stan Fan Instagram are here and here if you wish to view them.