the (casual) short

afterpay available at checkout.

repairs included

carbon neutral brand

complimentary express delivery

easy returns


'the (casual) short'. perfectly tailored around the fitted waist before exploding into perfectly squared off + oversized boxy legs. they end just around the knee + have deep pockets for sneaking your phone into class. they're crafted to pair perfectly with matching colours of 'the tee'. enjoy.

pair with

'the tee' by van de kamp academy in matching (or not) colours.

size + fit

kwabee (model) is photographed in size xs. the head teacher recommends that you get your usual size. view our size guide above for more information.

the elastic waist is relaxed + will shrink by about 5% as washed.

if your size isn't represented or you'd like a recommendation please contact a member of faculty.


100% cotton (ichibo, japan)
non-synthetic, natural rubber elastic waist (charle berlin, germany)
same loved fabric as 'the tee' in matching colours

uniform care

follow the care instructions online. please keep this garment out of landfill by taking care of it, repurposing it or making use of our repair and recycling programs.

where you spend your money matters

fast complimentary delivery

complimentary express delivery within australia + same-day courier within 10km of Naarm/melbourne (confirmed at checkout).

worldwide shipping available.

repairs included

we meticulously design, source the most premium fabrics + place every stitch with durability in mind.

a van de kamp academy piece is an investment to be worn relentlessly, cared for + treasured for years to come.

flexible payment options

we don’t spare any expense when it comes to sustainability + working ethically.

we offer flexible payment options to shop local, ethical + sustainable.