British Army Gurkha Bermuda Shorts - Olive

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 1. Where can we find 'SIZE & FIT'?

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4. How to measure the product’s size?

Outerwear & Tops

① Shoulder:
Measure from where the shoulder seam meets the sleeve on one side to another side.
② Chest:

Measure from the stitches below the armpits on one side to another.

③ Sleeve:

Measure from where the shoulder seam meets the armhole to the cuff.

④ Length

Measure from the center of the collar edge to the bottom of the garment.   



① Waist:

Measure straight across the top of the waistband from edge to edge.

② Front Rise:

Measure from the bottom of the front rise to the top of the front rise.

③ Seat:

Measure straight across the widest hip line from edge to edge.

④ Back Rise:

Measured from the crotch seam to the top edge of the back waistband.

⑤ Thigh:

Measure across straight from the crotch seam to the outside of the leg.

⑥ Leg Opening:

Measure straight across the leg opening.

⑦ Inseam:

Measure the length from the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg.

⑧ Length:

Measure from the waistband to the leg opening or hem.


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Color: Olive
Size: No. 2

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  • Model is 5' 10"/ 178cm tall, weighs 136lbs/ 62kg, and wears a size No. 2.

The Gurkha trouser takes its name from Nepal’s elite soldiers of the same name, and the Gurkhas themselves derive their name from the Nepalese Kingdom of Gorkha. At the Gorkha military fort of Nalapani, the British military, in the form of the East India Company, came into conflict with the Gurkhas in around 1814, and their bravery and ferocity came as something of a shock. Armed with intricate knowledge of the terrain, superior stamina borne out of living most of their lives at high altitude, and complete fearlessness, the Gurkhas held out at Nalapani against a British force around six times their size until they had exhausted all food, water, and ammunition. Even then, they chose not to surrender, instead of fighting their way out of the surrounded fort and escaping into the hills.

The British eventually overwhelmed the Gurkhas through sheer numbers, and the Nepalese were forced to settle for peace with them at the end of the Anglo-Nepalese war. However, the British were so awed by the combat prowess of the Gurkhas that they created the highly unusual Treaty of Sugauli, which allows the British Army to recruit Gurkhas into their military to this day. The modern Gurkha recruitment program is known for being one of the world’s most brutal, famously including a 5km uphill run, which has to be completed with 25kg of sandbags strapped to the recruit’s head.

The Gurkha trouser was borne out of this alliance as well - rooted in British military tradition but explicitly modified for use by the Nepalese. The pant is defined by its double-pleated front and high, cummerbund-style waistband with buckle fastenings.

  1. 11.5 oz cotton drill fabric, 100% cotton
  2. Alloy buckle
  3. Polyester buttons
  4. Machine wash cold, tumble dry low

Please carefully read the size info before purchase! Different products have different size info.
Please use this info as a general guide as measurements are approximate.

  1. Model is 5' 10"/ 178cm tall, weighs 136lbs/ 62kg, and wears a size No. 2.
Size Waist Seat
No. 2 28.3" / 72 cm 40.2" / 102 cm
No. 4 30.3" / 77 cm 42.5" / 108 cm
No. 6 32.3" / 82 cm 44.1" / 112 cm
No. 8 34.3" / 87 cm 46.1" / 117 cm
No. 10 35.8" / 91 cm 47.2" / 120 cm
No. 12 37.4" / 95 cm 48.8" / 124 cm

Size Thigh Length
No. 2
26.0" / 66 cm 22.6" / 57.5 cm
No. 4
26.8" / 68 cm 23.2" / 59 cm
No. 6
28.0" / 71 cm 23.6" / 60 cm
No. 8
28.3" / 72 cm 24.0" / 61 cm
No. 10
29.1" / 74 cm 24.6" / 62.5 cm
No. 12
29.1" / 74 cm 25.2" / 64 cm

Size Leg Opening
No. 2
22.0" / 56 cm
No. 4
22.8" / 58 cm
No. 6
23.6" / 60 cm
No. 8
24.4" / 62 cm
No. 10
25.2" / 64 cm
No. 12
26.0" / 66 cm

In order to best determine fit, it may be helpful to compare our garment’s measurements to a similar garment you already own. Lay your garment on a flat surface and take all measurements from the outside of the garment.

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