No More ‘Chubbies’ for Chrystie Street

Posted on: September 8th, 2017 at 5:12 am by

Chubbies, the short-shorts brand, just closed its summertime pop-up shop on Chrystie Street. Makes sense. You can’t be wearing shorts after Labor Day, right?

Chubbies arrived at 159 Chrystie Street four months ago. This is the above-ground spot formerly occupied by Against Nature, which closed back in February after six years in business. Co-founded in 2011 by Kyle Hency, Rainer Castillo, Preston Rutherford, and Tom Montgomery, the San Francisco-based Chubbies specializes in bro-style nut-huggers. A sample from their Facebook about page…

The most radical shorts known to mankind. We are here to take men everywhere out of the “Capri” ages of shortswear and back to the pure shorts awesomeness of the 70s and 80s. Guys like Larry Bird, Tom Selleck, John McEnroe, the entire NBA in the 80s – they wouldn’t be caught dead wearing these modern-day Shants. And those dudes are badasses.

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