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"Official Opening of TABS Flagship" - August 2016

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 "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.

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 “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).

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AWARD! The Bermudian Magazine - October 2015

TABS wins grand prize in the 'Made in Bermuda' awards as best local brand.

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Rebecca Hanson in TABS for the Bermudian Magazine coverMade in Bermuda Award

TF1 France - November 2015

History of Bermuda Shorts - TF1 interview (French) from TABS Bermuda on Vimeo.

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."

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TRAVEL + LEISURE - January 19th 2015

"Bermuda shorts are making a comeback."

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AFAR - Video

AFAR BERMUDA REBECCA v003 from AFAR Media on Vimeo.

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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…"

Read more: http://wearandwhere.co.uk/style-around-the-world-the-bermuda-triangle/

 

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/ 

 

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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

 

TABS press release

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."

Read more: http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140328/BUSINESS03/140329740

 

 

 

 

 

 

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."

Read more: http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140305/ISLAND/140309897

 

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."

Read more: http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140211/NEWS/140219953

 

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."

Read more: http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20131219/BUSINESS03/131219703

 

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.”

Read more: http://issuu.com/thebermudian/docs/bdianwinter13_issuu/15?e=0

 

BERNEWS, November 1st 2013

"Rebecca Hanson of TABS will be on-hand at both events selling her bold, brightly coloured men’s Bermuda shorts."

Read more: http://bernews.com/2013/11/elbow-beach-to-support-movember-causes/

 

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.”

Read more: http://bermudasun.bm/Content/NEWS/News/Article/New-Bermuda-shorts-line-sparks-trip-down-memory-lane/24/270/71228

 

THE BOTTOM LINE, October 7th 2013

"Start me up, the entrepreneurial spark ignites."

Read more: http://virtual.royalgazette.com/doc/royalgazettebottomline/btmlineoctober2013onlinecopy/2013100501/#8

 

DESIGN PRETTY, September 10th 2013

"Men have been designing women’s clothes for years, it’s about time we jumped into their world."

Read more: http://www.designpretty.com/blog/2013/09/tabs-the-authentic-bermuda-shorts/

 

THE ROYAL GAZETTE, August 6th 2013

"Trend-setting shorts have a whole lot of Bermuda inside every pair"

Read more: http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20130806/BUSINESS/130809926

 

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."

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/grey-fox/2013/aug/06/shorts-for-older-men

 

RADWORKS DESIGN, August 5th 2013

"A HUGE shout out & special recognition with this post to TABSThe 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!"

Read more: http://radworkss.com/2013/08/05/patterns-in-crime-16-bermuda-cupmatch-tabs/

 

DAILY MAIL, July 23rd 2013

"New trend for smart shorts to keep cool in the office"

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2374877/Are-mens-smart-shorts-acceptable-workwear.html#ixzz2aFlCfnP7 

 

BERNEWS, July 16th 2013

"Bermuda sets example for shorts for work"

Read more: http://bernews.com/2013/07/bermuda-sets-example-for-shorts-at-work/

 

BBC, July 15th 2013

"The debate of the moment is whether or not shorts at work are acceptable work attire."

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-23313587

 

THE TELEGRAPH, July 14th 2013

"If you are going to wear shorts, chaps, do it with a bit of style."

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/10179069/Short-shrift.html

 

SOULO STYLE, July 7th 2013

"Trending now The Bermuda Shorts"

Read more: http://www.soulostyle.com/2013/07/trending-now-bermuda-short.html

 

THE GUARDIAN, June 30th 2013

Paris Fashion Week Highlights

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/fashion/gallery/2013/jun/30/paris-menswear-days-three-four-in-pictures#/?picture=411821561&index=6

 

WASHINGTON POST, June 23rd 2013

Milan Fashion Week Highlights

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/milan-runways-resplendent-with-bermuda-shorts-for-next-summer-baggy-or-tailored/2013/06/22/a4521db8-db82-11e2-b418-9dfa095e125d_story.html

 

ABC NEWS, June 23rd 2013

"Bermuda shorts are next year's menswear essential."

Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/International

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