• W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts, Black (BLK)
  • W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts, Dropdot Graphic: Petoskey Purple (DPPP)
  • W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts, Dropdot Graphic: Galah Green (DTGG)
  • W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts, Dropdot Graphic: Radar Blue (DTRB)
  • W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts,

Patagonia Women's Active Mesh Boy Shorts

  • Black
    $29.00 BLK
    Black (BLK)
  • Dropdot Graphic: Petoskey Purple
    $29.00 DPPP
    Dropdot Graphic: Petoskey Purple (DPPP)
  • Dropdot Graphic: Galah Green
    $29.00 DTGG
    Dropdot Graphic: Galah Green (DTGG)
  • Dropdot Graphic: Radar Blue
    $29.00 DTRB
    Dropdot Graphic: Radar Blue (DTRB)
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W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts, Black (BLK)
W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts, Dropdot Graphic: Petoskey Purple (DPPP)
W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts, Dropdot Graphic: Galah Green (DTGG)
W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts, Dropdot Graphic: Radar Blue (DTRB)
W's Active Mesh Boy Shorts,
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Providing exceptional moisture management and comfort, this boy short–style underwear is made of our superwicking 93% nylon (70% recycled)/7% spandex jersey Active Mesh fabric with Polygiene® permanent odor control.

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Our Active Mesh Boy Shorts are game for pre-ski sun salutations or lunch dates atop the Ridge. Soft, breathable, recycled nylon blended with spandex, and a moisture-wicking finish means serious comfort in a wide range of conditions. The boy short cut low-rise fit, and short flat waistband won't roll or bind, and stretchy, shaped leg openings never bunch. Seamless construction eliminates chafing. Pairs with our Active Mesh Bra. Fabric features Polygiene® permanent odor control.
  • Made of a stretchy, body-conforming synthetic blend that’s durable, supportive and wicks moisture to keep skin dry with Polygiene® permanent odor control
  • Seamless construction
  • Pairs with our Active Mesh Bra
  • Breathable and wicking crotch construction
  • 45 g (1.6 oz)
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Model is 5'9" and wearing a size Small
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7.8-oz 93% nylon (70% recycled)/7% spandex jersey with a moisture-wicking finish and Polygiene® permanent odor control.

Fabric is certified as bluesign® approved

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Odor Resistant

Polygiene® odor control permanently protects your garments from smelling like a middle school locker room. Sweat itself is odorless, but it creates the conditions that bacteria need to multiply, and some of those bacteria produce odors. Polygiene permanent odor control stops the growth of odor-causing bacteria on fabrics, so you can wear more and wash less.

Active only on the fabric surface, Polygiene permanent odor control does not interfere with perspiration or with the skin’s natural bacterial flora. Polygiene particles are more than 100 times larger than nanoparticles and therefore are too large to penetrate to the skin’s barrier. Polygiene-treated fabrics have received Medical Class 1 approval in Europe, the same class that includes bandages.

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bluesign® Approved Fabric

Patagonia has worked with bluesign technologies since 2000 to evaluate and reduce resource consumption in our materials supply chain, and to assist us with managing the chemicals, dyes and finishes used in the process. bluesign technologies, based in Switzerland, works at each step in the textile supply chain to approve chemicals, processes, materials, and products that are safe for the environment, safe for workers, and safe for the end customers.

In 2007, Patagonia became the first brand to officially join the network of bluesign® system partners.

Any fabric you see that’s bluesign® approved offers the highest level of consumer safety by employing methods and materials in their manufacture that conserve resources and minimize impacts on people and the environment.

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Women's Active Mesh Boy Shorts is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for tough conditions I have multiple pairs of these boy shorts, and they are a solid performer in harsh conditions. My job has me outdoors in challenging climates quite a bit, and these boy shorts excel at wicking away sweat, whether it's 0 ºF or 120 ºF. I've worn them kickboxing, mountain biking, cross country skiing, rock climbing, and tons more, and (at least for me) they don't ride up. And the best part is wearing them with tights and leggings, because you don't have to worry about the dreaded visible panty line! More colors, please, Patagonia! Especially a nude/skintone shade!
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from not for me bulky and uncomfortable, the material is much too thick for me to wear comfortably. I wanted these for a tropical trip and tried them out for a day running errands, I took them off midday. I will be donating these very expensive "active mesh boy shorts" very soon.
Date published: 2017-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love them! When I first opened the package I thought, boy these look small, but after I put them on they fit great. Tried them out on a hike this weekend. Very comfortable, stayed put and also stayed dry. Very satisfied! Will be getting another pair soon!
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Comfortable Very comfortable & utilitarian. Length is not flattering on me but they don't ride up.
Date published: 2017-04-08
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