Favre vowed then that he would continue wearing shorts instead of long pants until his city was back on its feet. He met visiting President George W. Bush in shorts.
That ended Tuesday -- more than five years and five months later.
The Sun Herald reports Favre showed up at the Harrison County courthouse in long pants. He was testifying as Biloxi's financial expert in a Gulfport annexation trial.
Favre served as mayor for 20 years, but decided not to seek re-election in 2009.