When summer rolls around, a boy can't have too many pairs of shorts. From drawstring athletic shorts at basketball practice to pleated khakis at parties, they're perfect for any event, size, age and budget.
Whether he's racing down the soccer field, sprinting around the track or just hanging out on the couch, athletic shorts are the perfect pick. Choose from a variety of pull-on shorts, drawstring shorts and warm-up shorts to make sure he's comfortable and looking stylish, no matter what he's up to. Pleated pieces are perfect for a more formal, traditional look, while flat-front shorts are more modern and relaxed. Carpenter shorts are the perfect solution when he needs just a few extra pockets, while boys cargo shorts are ideal when he's on the go. Choose from chino shorts in a varieties of colors, from blue and yellow to orange and red, which look great when paired with a polo or a button-up. Denim shorts are ideal for everyday wear, while khakis will make a every outfit look just a little bit more formal. Don't forget camouflage shorts, either - they're the perfect match for his favorite boys graphic tees. Many shorts also come with belts, cinching together the entire look.
The need for great shorts doesn't end on dry land, either. Make sure he has a few pairs of board shorts on hand for hanging poolside or a family vacation to the beach. With so many styles, brands and colors, he's sure to find just the right fit. At JCPenney, you'll find a pair of boys shorts for every event life throws his way. With great brands like Adidas, Nike and Levi's, he's sure to have a full closet - and you're sure to have a fuller wallet.