Distressed detail adds a bit of edge without overwhelming the shorts. Turned-up hems add a nice bit of contrast with colors of the opposing sides. Flattering, snug shape that isn't too revealing. Holds up to considerable wear and is machine washable. Available in 5 washes.
Shorts tend to run big, so many wearers ended up sizing down for a better-fitting pair.
Versatile enough to dress up or dress down. Has oversized belt loops for large belts. Stretchy material blend has 75% cotton, 23% polyester, and 2% Spandex, so they hold their shape and won't shrink in the dryer. Unlike other fashionable jean shorts, this pair actually has usable pockets.
Sizing is in XS to XL, so fit can be hit-or-miss if you're normally between sizes.
With its classic look and simple design, many women purchase multiple pairs for all-season wear. High-rise cut shapes and smooths the lower belly in a flattering way. These run true to size, unlike some others on our shortlist. Made with quality cotton, so this pair will last through several seasons of regular wear.
The top of the shorts may cut into your belly when you sit down.
Oversized sash belt and bow give this pair a big personality, so it looks great with plain tanks or tops. Roomy without being saggy, and gives your body somewhat of a heart shape. Material is soft and stretchy, so it's a popular pair for travel or beach trips. Has big side pockets that fit phones.
Location of the rear pockets aren't flattering on everyone, as they sit a bit lower than expected.
Stretchy mid-rise pair with a cotton, polyester, and elastane blend. Flexes well with the body, so they're comfortable for low-impact activity, like casual hikes or bike rides. Cut is incredibly flattering to the hips and thighs for wearers of all sizes. Available in 8 washes, including some fancy colors like lavender and sepia.
Belt loops are on the smaller side, so you might be limited with which ones you can wear.
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