Wearing shorts and a chain

A: It is Haram (prohibited) to wear shorts that show the `Awrah (parts of the body that must be covered in public); otherwise, it is permissible. As for a man wearing a chain, this is Haram, for this entails resemblance to women whether it is made of gold or silver. It is more severely prohibited, if it is made of gold, on account of the Hadith narrated by Abu Musa that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: Gold and silk are permitted for the females of our Ummah and prohibited for its males. Reported by Ahmad, Al-Nasa'y and Al-Tirmidhy who graded the Hadith as Sahih (authentic).May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.