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This Is Why Prince George Always Wears Shorts

Royalty has strange rules.

This Is Why Prince George Always Wears Shorts
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Prince George is arguably one of the cutest kids in the world. Not only is he quite playful, but he also has that royal charm befitting his privileged status. His smile is infectious and he has a bright outlook on the world. Prince William and Princess Catherine should be very proud of him.

However, have you ever wondered why Prince George always seems to be wearing shorts? Read on!

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It has been around three years since Prince George of Cambridge was born.

It has been around three years since Prince George of Cambridge was born.

The world has since been enamoured by his cute appearance.

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Soon, Baby George was already wearing shorts.

Soon, Baby George was already wearing shorts.
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He looks completely adorable!

But why would Prince George always wear adorable shorts?

But why would Prince George always wear adorable shorts?
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After all, wouldn't it be better for him to wear pants if it's cold outside?

Well, the reason why he always wears shorts is related to a dress.

Well, the reason why he always wears shorts is related to a dress.
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Basically, the upper class in aristocratic societies back then would have their young boys in dresses. This was Prince William of Gloucester when he was just two years old.

Once these boys reached the age of three, they started wearing shorts.

Once these boys reached the age of three, they started wearing shorts.
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This transition from dresses to shorts is called "breeching" and it was considered as an important stage of a boy's life.

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However, the tradition of "breeching" ended right after the 18th century.

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Instead of wearing dresses, they were immediately wearing shorts instead. In fact, these boys would wear shorts until they reached the age of eight.

But why would they always wear shorts during their young years?

But why would they always wear shorts during their young years?
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Well, this has something to do with the fact that the Royal Family and the upper class value tradition and rules.

Simply put, the Royal Family wants their boys to look like little boys.

Simply put, the Royal Family wants their boys to look like little boys.
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If they wore pants at such young age, they would look like little men instead.

Likewise, having boys wear trousers is considered a suburban practice.

Likewise, having boys wear trousers is considered a suburban practice.
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Of course, the Royal Family is not part of the suburban community. Thus, they would rather follow the tradition of the upper classes in the past.

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