Snap a pic at TABS' newest feature!
TABS' new selfie wall is sure to brighten your day! Read about the collaboration with Alshanté Foggo here.
TABS "are a perfect match" for the Bermuda Championship - Bernews October 2019
We are a proud licensee of the Bermuda Championship golf tournament! Read on for more information about the event and TABS' involvement.
"This year's Bermuda shorts trend is, well, everywhere" - The Zoe Report June 2019
"For The Zoe Report’s Trace The Trend series, we investigate the real story behind how your favorite trends got their starts. Here, a look back at the history of Bermuda shorts, and how they became a summer staple with major staying power."
"TABS is the island’s hippest line of Bermuda shorts" - Condé Nast Traveler May 2019
Read on to learn why TABS is the place to shop for your Bermuda shorts.
"Shorts are a Work of Art" - The Royal Gazette
Read about travel show host Eric Dowdle's visit to Bermuda and how his painting and puzzle became the latest line of TABS swim shorts.
TABS Launches New Performance Line for Men - Bernews April 2019
Our new Performance Line is making headlines!
What to do when you're visiting Bermuda? Shop at TABS of course! - Travel + Leisure April 2019
Readon to learn about when best to visit Bermuda and how to spend your time while you're here.
We've just launched our Dowdle swim shorts!
Watch the full Bermuda episode of Painting the Town With Eric Dowdle to see the inspiration behind our newest Summer addition!
"...classic Bermuda shorts that bring in the crowds." - Frommer's April 2019
Thank you, David LaHuta, for this amazing review! Have a read here and see why so many have fallen in love with TABS.
"It was like stepping into paradise." - Eric Dowdle
TABS was visited by the crew of Painting the Town With Eric Dowdle and learned what Bermuda shorts are made of. The episode will be released in the Fall, but catch a sneak peek here!
TABS on Españoles en el mundo
Featuring Spanish living abroad, Españoles en el mundo visited Bermuda. Check us out at TABS 39:00!
TABS launches women’s collection - The Royal Gazette
Clothing store TABS launched its first women’s collection at the Bermuda Fashion Festival last weekend.
See TABS on the big screen in Mother of all Secrets
AWARD! The Bermudian Magazine - July 2017
TABS wins the prize in the 'Made in Bermuda' awards for "Best Men's Beachwear".
"Bermuda: The Perfect Bermuda Shorts
As the old saying goes, when in Bermuda…you gotta don Bermuda shorts"
TABS founder Rebecca Singleton is interviewed by
Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 at the TABS flagship store in Hamilton.
Updated: January 4th 2018
Travel & Lifestyle TV Host Linda Cooper visits us in our Flagship store during the heat of the 35th America's Cup.
"Travel Time with Linda" http://www.traveltimewithlindatv.com
"Official Opening of TABS Flagship" - August 2016
"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).
AWARD! The Bermudian Magazine - October 2015
TABS wins grand prize in the 'Made in Bermuda' awards as best local brand.
TF1 France - November 2015
Conde Nast Traveller - July /August 2015
The legendary Jimmy Chin wore his TABS on the Conde Nast Traveler photo shoot in Bermuda. Get behind the scenes with local photographer Gavin Howarth here.
GQ - July 2015
THE ROYAL GAZETTE - March 13th 2015
"TABS goes green for Earth Hour."
TRAVEL + LEISURE - January 19th 2015
"Bermuda shorts are making a comeback."
AFAR - Video
The Bermudian - Man of Style: Know Your Bermuda Shorts
...Without knowing it, Rebecca has created another quintessential Bermudian brand that could be as strong as Goslings Black Seal Rum, Outerbridge’s Sherry Pepper Sauce or Lili Bermuda perfumes....
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...
The New York Times - December 3rd 2014
...Rebecca Hanson, a designer of Bermuda shorts whose TABS line incorporates colors of local flora, fauna and architecture...
Delta Magazine -December 2014
TABS are a modern twist on the country's legendary shorts with whimsical linings and colours named for classic island locales, such as Bay Grape green and Hamilton Princesss...
Wear & Where - 24th September 2014
Interview and feature story.
"But how do you dress when sunshine and tropical temperatures are the norm? We asked the super-chic (and very inspiring) Rebecca to share her secrets…"
Acu|bien - 29th July 2014
"Tailored men’s shorts are an instant way to inject individual ‘cool’ and ‘chic’ in the workplace, is practical in the constant summer heat, and a ready look for those after-work drinks or dinner."
Read more: http://acubien.com/mens-shorts/
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."
THE ROYAL GAZETTE, March 2nd 2014
"Rebecca Hanson, the founder of The Authentic Bermuda Shorts (TABS), said she was excited to see him confidently rocking the shorts and bringing extra media attention to the Bermuda fashion staple."
THE ROYAL GAZETTE, February 11th 2014
"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."
THE ROYAL GAZETTE, December 19th 2013
"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."
THE HUNT GUIDES, December 19th 2013
"Wherever you are in the world, when you don a pair of Rebecca Hanson’s shorts, you’re transported into the sandy, palm-lined shores of Bermuda."
Read more: http://thehuntguides.com/holiday-gift-guide/
THE BERMUDIAN MAGAZINE, Winter Issue 2013
“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.”
BERNEWS, November 1st 2013
"Rebecca Hanson of TABS will be on-hand at both events selling her bold, brightly coloured men’s Bermuda shorts."
THE BERMUDA SUN, October 18th 2013
"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.”
THE BOTTOM LINE, October 7th 2013
"Start me up, the entrepreneurial spark ignites."
DESIGN PRETTY, September 10th 2013
"Men have been designing women’s clothes for years, it’s about time we jumped into their world."
THE ROYAL GAZETTE, August 6th 2013
"Trend-setting shorts have a whole lot of Bermuda inside every pair"
THE GUARDIAN, August 6th 2013
"The most stylish shorts will be well-cut, reasonably fitting around leg and waist, straight-leg, just above knee-length and plain in design, with no extra pockets."
RADWORKS DESIGN, August 5th 2013
"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!"
DAILY MAIL, July 23rd 2013
"New trend for smart shorts to keep cool in the office"
BERNEWS, July 16th 2013
"Bermuda sets example for shorts for work"
BBC, July 15th 2013
"The debate of the moment is whether or not shorts at work are acceptable work attire."
THE TELEGRAPH, July 14th 2013
"If you are going to wear shorts, chaps, do it with a bit of style."
SOULO STYLE, July 7th 2013
"Trending now The Bermuda Shorts"
THE GUARDIAN, June 30th 2013
Paris Fashion Week Highlights
WASHINGTON POST, June 23rd 2013
Milan Fashion Week Highlights
ABC NEWS, June 23rd 2013
"Bermuda shorts are next year's menswear essential."
Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/InternationalXX
Our shorts fit true to size i.e. if you wear a 34 in your trousers you will be a 34 in TABS. If in doubt go bigger, TABS look great with a belt!
A size 34 short has a waist circumference of 36" and 11.5” rise.
The waist circumference for every short measures 2 inches larger than the stated size. All traditional Bermuda shorts have a 8.5" inseam.
* Our Men's Performance Shorts are a slim fit.
These shorts fit true to size but are slightly more fitted than TABS Bermuda Shorts. If in doubt go bigger, there is a hidden draw string to adjust the waist.
Size 34 waist has an 11” rise and 8” inseam.
Our polos are a mix between an American and European fit that is form fitting. Size up if you prefer your polo's roomier.
Size M has a 70cm front length and 73cm back length.
Our women's 'Turn Up' shorts run slightly small so if you're in-between sizes we suggest sizing up!
Please note there is 3% spandex in them so the fabric will stretch and hug your curves in all the right places.
Size 4 waist has a 9” rise.
A = 29” waist, B = 9” inseam and C = 18.5” leg circumference
Size 4 waist has a 8.5” rise and 4” inseam.
|SIZE||XS (0)||S (2-4)||M (6-8)||L (10-12)||XL (14)||XXL|
Our Kids' Bermuda Shorts range feature an interior adjustable button to ensure a room-to-grow fit.
Kids' swim feature an elasticated waistband.