Cotton blend hugs the body and won't wrinkle or stretch out. Belt loops are midsize and fit most belts. Hidden seam at the leg gives the shorts an upscale appearance. Button is the same color as the shorts, so it doesn't detract from the overall look. Overall clean and polished appearance.
The cut is a bit boxier and more relaxed than customers expected.
Classic Levi's mid-rise fit and cut is comfortable. Cotton and polyester blend allows for full range of motion. Unlike many pairs, all pockets are full-size and usable. Sits at the waist and doesn't ride down, even when bending or kneeling. Can be worn with cuffs rolled up or down.
Wearers report sizing is inaccurate, so you'll need to take measurements, and then order accordingly.
Cuffs can be worn rolled down or buttoned up. Oversized front slant pockets have plenty of room to carry essentials. Shorts wash well and don't require much ironing, if at all. Made from 98% cotton, so they're one of the softest, most breathable pairs on our shortlist.
According to taller wearers, shorts look awkwardly short when they're rolled up and buttoned.
Regular fit through the hips and legs for a signature tapered cut. Pockets are barely noticeable if they're empty as opposed to bunching up. Material feels cool, washes well, and rarely needs to be ironed. Waistband forgoes a traditional button closure, giving the shorts a trim appearance.
Advertised as mid-rise, but some consumers felt the cut sat much lower on their waists.
One of few denim pairs that are available in prints and designs. Rear pockets sit at a flattering height. All pockets are functional. Runs true to your normal jeans size. Does a good job of holding onto color through repeated washing. Great quality from a trusted brand in denim.
Shorts wrinkle very easily. Some wearers report the legs felt too relaxed or full for the size.
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