Bermuda shorts: How they started (and how to rock them)
"Bermuda is the home of Bermuda shorts, of course, and TODAY style expert Jill Martin joins Kathie Lee and Hoda at the Hamilton Princess and Beach Club to explain how the fashion statement came to be."
"TABS named official Olympics short" - August 2016
The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced that TABS [The Authentic Bermuda Shorts] have been selected as the official Bermuda shorts for the dress uniform to be worn by the island’s athletes at the Opening and Flag Raising Ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
“10 Most Fascinating People of Bermuda 2015″ - TABS owner Rebecca is recognised as one of the 10 most fascinating people of Bermuda in 2015.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - November 2015
"The unwritten island dress code is a more formal take on casual (e.g., no swim attire beyond the pool or beach and collared shirts instead of T-shirts). When in doubt, wear a pair of TABS (The Authentic Bermuda Shorts).
The Bermudian - BEST OF BERMUDA AWARD 2014 - Best Corporate Gift
...Is there anything more quintessentially Bermudian than a pair of colourful Bermuda shorts? While international businessmen are often surprised by our national dress code, we are certain they would be honoured with a gift of expertly tailored shorts by TABS (The Authentic Bermuda Shorts). Designed by Rebecca Hanson—a Bermudian in Bermuda—the shorts can be ordered in colours like Elbow Beach Yellow, Coral Beach, Reef Line Blue and Princess Pink assuring that your clients can take a little Bermuda with them when they go home...
This Week In Bermuda - May 2014 Magazine Publication
Magazine cover and feature story.
This Week In Bermuda - May 2014 Newspaper Publication
Magazine cover and feature story.
THE ROYAL GAZETTE, March 27th 2014
"TABS now in A.S.Cooper Man Store" - interview
THE ROYAL GAZETTE, March 28th 2014
"The online business TABS, which originally sold its Bermuda shorts exclusively from their website, has moved into the traditional retail sector with the popular men’s clothing item now selling at AS Cooper & Sons Ltd."
"Sen Baron said he wanted to send the Bermuda shorts — which will be provided by Becci Hanson, owner of The Authentic Bermuda Shorts (TABS) www.authenticshorts.bm — to show the staff at the Houston Chronicle another side of Bermuda."
"Rebecca Hanson is one example — she launched The Authentic Bermuda Shorts Company (TABS) in Spring 2013 as an online business — but now it has a presence in the Mall’s Atlantic Jewellery Studio. The colourful and trendy shorts are available in several colours including red, pink, and orange, with winter colours including navy and hunter green on the way."
“There are 4 things that makes TABS different from other shorts Bermuda Shorts in the market: fit, fabric, style and - most importantely - they were designed in and inspired by, Bermuda. They are The Authentic Bermuda Shorts.”
"I did a lot of research on the shorts before I set up TABS and I was really surprised by what I found out. I doubt that many islanders today realise that it all started with a guy called Nathanial Coxon, who ran a little teashop in World War One. It’s such an interesting story.”
"A HUGE shout out & special recognition with this post to TABS, The Authentic Bermuda Shorts. Designed by one of my favorite entrepreneurs, TABS are “expertly tailored for a flattering, straight-leg fit, the traditional cut is balanced with bold colours and flamboyant linings.” Go get yours!"