The Mystery Behind The 'Shorts'-ing Of Prince George!

The Mystery Behind The 'Shorts'-ing Of Prince George!

- Blog Post By christine   |     

He's cute in shorts but that's not the reason why he wears them.

#10 Prince George

Ever since Prince George was born we have all been in love with the little Royal.

#10 Prince George
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#9 But the one thing that's been on our minds...

Prince George has been in shorts from the day he could wear them.

#9 But the one thing that's been on our minds...
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#8 The reason's pretty old and royal

Back in time, the upper crust aristocratic society placed their little boys who were within two years in dresses. Just like the one Prince William of Gloucester is wearing above.

#8 The reason's pretty old and royal
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#7 Breeching

And when the boys turned 3, they underwent something called Breeching. Which is nothing but when they started to wear shorts. Here is Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II.

#7 Breeching
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#6 During 18th Century...

The boys were put right away into shorts and the dresses went out of practice. Here is Prince Harry and Prince William as young boys in shorts.

#6 During 18th Century...
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#5 As one might expect..

The Royal Family has a lot of rules and traditions to follow.

#5 As one might expect..
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#4 The reason...

One reason is that they wanted their children to be viewed as little children and not as little men.

#4 The reason...
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#3 But why follow?

It is said that putting little boys in trousers is more of a suburban practice.

#3 But why follow?
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#2 Values

Since the Royal family is NOT suburban, they keep to those values laid out by their predecessors and place their little boys in shorts.

#2 Values
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#1 Countdown

So we need to wait until Prince George is eight years old to see him in trousers.

#1 Countdown
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