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Love them! But a little awkward for curvy bodies
I love these a ton, so far they've been insanely durable! I like the mild waterproof quality of the material. The material has very little to no stretch and may run small so keep that in mind. My biggest issue with them is the fit. I bought these when I weighed around just 10lbs more than now, I have a small waist compared to my hips and butt ... Read Moreespecially then and that made the fit a bit weird. The mediums were a major struggle to get on over my hips and fit fine in the waist but were tight on my butt and thighs. Like I mean kinda had some wedgy going on lol. Tried the large which fit my lower part great but were huge in the waist so I settled for the medium and for a while was unsure about keeping them. I weigh a bit less than I did when a bought them (not even that much at all) and they fit great now. For reference I'm 5'7 and 140lbs atm. But having that experience shows they seem to be designed for really skinny, non curvy women. So if you have large hips/thighs and a smaller waist comparatively I'd take this into account when buying!
More Hate Than Love
I want to love these shorts, so much so that I have three pairs...but I just can't seem to make them work for anything other than casual wear. As other reviewers have stated, the fabric is NOT stretchy. I have hips and a backside, and I do have to shimmy/hop to get the waistband over my backside. Once they're on, they're fine for gro... Read Morecery shopping or running errands, but I wouldn't do anything physical in them due to the lack of stretch. They're the right length - not too short, not too long, and every year Patagonia kills it with some adorable patterns that make me think...maybe they'll be different this year...and they never are. They do hold up well to washing (I hang dry, no issues with shrinking or fading), I just wish I found them a bit more comfortable.
Perfect shorts for everything
I have an old pair of baggies in size XS. I purchased the same size, but thinking maybe my old ones have stretched a bit over time. For reference, Im 53 and 116. The XS is the perfect size when they are on, but when I first get out of the water, it take a little more effort to get them over my hips. I dont think I would size up though because they ... Read Moreare a relaxed fit and a bigger size would be too loose in front. Baggies last forever. I have a pair that is 15+ years old and still in great shape. They are perfect for the beach, pool, hiking, warm weather travel and anything else that calls for short.
I ordered a pair of pigeon blue size medium baggies for myself last March. Im a college student, and this was a gift to myself for my birthday. Absolutely no regrets. These have paid for themselves several times over. I wore my baggies for a two week cross-country road trip hiking, swimming, and running this summer. Theyre quick-drying, easy to was... Read Moreh, durable, and most importantly- crazy comfy. Im a curvier size 10. I have terrible GI issues that cause frequent bloating. The size medium baggies work well for me. I frequently wear them on an average weekday, to yoga, or just hanging out at my house. Im hesitant to write a review, because I dont want them to sell out again before I can purchase a second pair.
I have avoided wearing shorts to exercise because they usually end up riding up in the middle constantly. I am thrilled to say that these DONT do that! I wear them slightly below my waist and they stay in place just fine. I love the fabric and the pocket even has a loop you can hook your keys to.
More colors please!
These are my new favorite shorts. Super comfortable for all sorts of activities. I'm about to spend all of my money buing different colors/patterns. Speaking of which.... Patagonia, can we get a maroon pair please!?
We'll be releasing more colors in Spring 2022. Thanks for your feedback!
No give, tough to get over hips
I love baggies but Im really struggling, apparently like many people here, with getting these shorts over my hips. Once on theyre fine, but I need to do a little shimmy at the end. I wish theyd listen to customers and factor feedback into their product design. I have them in small and medium, the medium is easy to pull on but look huge on.
Thanks for the feedback Sey! Our design team does take into consideration reviews and feedback when planning new designs. From concept to sale the process can take up to 36 months. We do plan for the baggies to give a bigger baggie look when worn. We're always happy to provide garment dimensions prior to purchase.
Perfect outdoors shorts
They're functional, look cool, and fit great. I sized up to a large for a little more room and love how they fit with the adjustable waist. I have been wearing them nonstop for the last few weeks from the house to the beach to SUPing. Thanks for such a solid product, Patagonia!
Loved since the 80's
Wore Baggies forv 25 yrs+, then stopped 'cause I thought I'm too old to wear these. Rethought it a month ago, and decided f.i., I'm going back and glad I did! Love them for hot days dipping in the river and fishing. I 'm usually a S in women's, but I bought the mediums to make sure not to tight- large in waist and butt, bit... Read More that's okay. Just ordered a men's small (which I always wore) and they are perfect! I especially love the bird/animal prints- so fun!
I have another pair of baggies that I purchased in a size small that are perfectly stretchy and truly baggy. The size small I just got is so hard to get above my butt and it tight across the pelvis. I am 5'1 about 130 lbs and the size medium fits like the small used to. Recommend sizing up as they fit differently than past sizes of baggies
Hey Avery! Thanks for leaving your feedback, and we're sorry to hear these didn't work out for you! Though we do update our garment dimensions from time to time to ensure proper fit, the dimensions of the W's Baggies - 5" have remained consistent with previous iterations. We went ahead and reached out to you privately to gather some additional information. Please note, you are always welcome to [return or exchange](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) any items that miss the mark. Additionally, we're always happy to provide garment measurements before you submit your order. Just give us a call at 800-638-6464 or Live Chat on our website. Representatives are available M-F 6:00am-6:00pm PST and Sat-Sun 7:00am-3:00pm PST.
Love these shorts very comfortable and durable. I remember buying my first Patagonia clothes back in the mid 80s thought they were great then and they still are. I wonder if a little stretch in the Baggies might be good couldnt hurt.
We're glad to hear you're loving your Baggies. You might like our Nine Trails or Happy Hike Shorts, which have a bit of stretch. Thanks for your review, Carrie!
Great material/weird fit
I am a curved girl - smaller waist in contrast to the hips and bum. These shorts fit pretty well once I get them past my bum and hips but it is WORK to SQUEEEZE the unstretchable waist band past my hips and bum. I tried the large and theyre too baggie once up but easier to pull up. There is zero stretch in the waistband. The material of the shorts ... Read Moreis really great for kayaking/hiking outdoorsy stuff or just hanging out. Nice for hot weather too. I like the 5 length.
Hi Caressa, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We're sorry to hear about the odd fit of the waistband, if you find that this is too much of a nuisance, please feel free to begin a return or exchange here, https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html.
My 5-inch baggies are very comfortable and true to size although there could still be a little bit more room around the hip area to get them up and over. It's just a tiny bit snug in the rear. I ordered two different pairs they came separately one pair like that and another pair fit just fine. Haven't bought baggies and so long because th... Read Moreey last forever but very impressed with the way these are made and how they're made. Will be ordering more. It would be nice if we had more lighter colors.
Most utilitarian shorts ever!
The 5" baggies are the only shorts I mess around with in the summer. I find denim shorts so uncomfortable, especially in hot sticky weather. Baggies prove to be the perfect alternative; they are a bit more stylish/put together than typical track shorts, comfy, the perfect length, and versatile! I'm on my third pair and not planning on sto... Read Morepping any time soon. The fun patterns and colors are an added bonus! I love using these for lounging, yoga, hiking, post-swim, and even wear them to my office job sometimes!
granted i have just had twins, however i bought a small and then exchanged for a medium and both did not even begin to fit over my hips. I am a small in most brands still, so I know it's not just my post-pregnancy body. with covid shopping is mostly online and it would help to know to order 2 or 3 sizes up for this product. the quality seems ... Read Moregood - however there are stretchier, softer materials out there now for running shorts. this seemed a bit crinkly.
Hello Emily, we're sorry to hear that you've had a frustrating experience with finding the correct size in our Baggies Shorts. We would be more than happy to set you up with an exchange for a size up. To begin the process, please click [here](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html). If you're unsure of what size to purchase for a specific item in the future, feel free to reach out to customer service and we could send over some measurements.
I have a bunch of these shorts, the fit and quality is always great! This review is for the paintbrush red pair, however. Quality and fit are always great. Im 52 and 105 pounds. I was previously wearing the small, and they fit great, but I lost some weight. My weight fluctuates a lot, so I went down to XS. They fit so much better! Ill definitely s... Read Moretill wear the smalls tho. I only gave 3/5 stars because the paintbrush red isnt red at all. Id say its more of a hunters orange. Theyre really bright, but just not the actual color red, which is a shame since I really wanted red. Hopefully theyll make a true red next season!!
Just not the right shorts for me
Was looking for a pair of casual quick pull on shorts for just hanging around. These are nice quality but too short for me. An inch or 2 longer and I would love them.
Thank you for your feedback on the Womens Baggies Shorts, we're sorry to hear that they are just not quite right. As always you you are welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) any item that does not work out for you.
Sizing is awkward - especially if you have curves
I am a solid size 8-10. I tried the M on in a store and they were.... tight. The waist was good, the legs were good, I could wear them, but they were really really tight right around the middle of my butt. I couldn't comfortably put my hands in my pocket. I decided to go up a size, thinking they just ran small. There is a HUGE difference be... Read Moretween the M and the L in these shorts. Where the M could have been slightly bigger in the booty, the L SWALLOWED me. The waist was baggy, the shorts were at least 2 inches longer, they seemed to balloon around me. They didn't look comfortably loose, they looked like I had borrowed my husbands pants. It seemed like Patagonia didn't know how to make a decent looking pair of shorts for someone who needs a L. I ended up going with the M, and I like them, but I wouldn't call them comfortable. If you're ordering, I would say the M is much closer to a small 8 while the L is much closer to a 14.
Hey Keke, thank you for taking the time to write a product review. We're sorry the sizing didn't work out for you on the Baggies Shorts. This is really valuable feedback, which we've passed on to our Design Team who are constantly revising the fit and style of our products. We hope to not disappoint you with sizing in the future.
Can't wear it if you have a butt!
I'm pretty small: 5'3 and 115 pounds, but my thighs and hips are pretty muscular and I have quite a butt. I got these and I wanted to love them so much but they restrict my range of motion way too much! I have so many friends who love them but if you are curvy, I wouldn't recommend. Patagonia, I want these so bad, please make a curvi... Read Moreer fit!
Hello Allison, we appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback on the fit of the shorts so we may look into improvements in the future. It's a bummer the Baggies did not work out. You are welcome [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) them under our Ironclad Guarantee. The Women's Nine Trails Shorts - 4" may be worth a look as its waist may offer more elasticity.
comfortable, well design for different activities.
this short is the perfect length for hiking(doesn't restrict when hiking). Love the pocket on each side. Wash and dry so quickly. The fabric is perfect thickness. I use it for pickle ball (pocket convenience for putting balls). I am an inside painter and I use it also for painting. I had that product since many years and keep buying it. They l... Read Moreast....
so cute and comfy
Purchased for my daughter who is very petite. They fit in the waist, are cute and very comfortable. However, they looked way too long on her small frame so we re-gifted to her taller sister and ordered the shorter length barely baggies in xs that fit perfectly and don't dwarf her :)
Love these! They are super comfortable for hiking and I've also worn them kayaking. As many other reviews state, they are a bit snug to get over the hips but once on are perfect and even a little baggy around the thighs as the name advertises. (I do have pretty narrow hips so if you are curvier they may not work as well)
I really like the look of these, but as other commenters have pointed out the fit can be weird. The seam along the butt is kind of high -- it feels almost thong-like which isn't awesome. It would be better for smaller/slimmer folks. I think this is an ongoing problem with Patagonia, where the styles seem catered to sizes XS-S and don't fi... Read Moret well when you get to L or up. If you have a muscular or somewhat big butt, most Patagonia bottoms aren't gonna fit unfortunately. Please just adjust the butt seam on these!
Hi Emma, thank you for taking the time to write your feedback on these shorts. We totally hear where you are coming from with the troubles with fit on these. We are always looking for ways in which we can create product and sizes that work for everybody and we appreciate your comments. Please feel welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/home/) these back to us.
A little big
Runs a little big. It feels very baggy on me (perhaps that is why its named baggies). I use the drawstrings to cinch in the waist so that it fits but then the fabric bunches up in a weird way that makes the shorts look almost parachute like. Its a lil weird but I got many compliments on them so far because they are cute (the tiki pattern). I also d... Read Moreont like how the leg openings are very roomy so that I feel like you could see my underwear when I squat so I wear my shorts with under armor compression shorts underneath. Its cute and I like that it has a little cord inside the pocket to attach your keys to it. I also like how lightweight and water resistant they are. I wear a size 25 in jeans if that helps. I would have liked to try the xsmall but im too lazy to deal with the whole return and purchase another one.
Baggies perfect, but some qualms with other products
These baggies are perfect and I love the colors, but I wanted to say that I am not always pleased with the selection of colors for women's garments. I believe men have a better selection of colors whether it's forrest green or burnt orange. Not all women are magenta lovers, and light minty greens are difficult to match with the rest of a ... Read Morewordrobe.
Baggies fit does not work with the sizing chart
Hello, I recently bought the 5" baggies, picking the size carefully after using the sizing chart provided, and the fit was still too big (both waist and cut overall). This seems to be the main issue the last few seasons with fit for me (even though I've worn patagonia for over 10 years now and my weight has not changed much. Please look a... Read Moret the sizing chart and update accordingly! Frustrating!
Hey there, thank you for sharing you feedback with us on the Women's Baggies Shorts - 5". We're sorry to hear that your experience with the size chart was misleading. Please reach out to [customer service](https://help.patagonia.com/s/) so we could gather some more information from you on what size you ordered and what you received, there is a chance it could be a quality control issue and we'd like to catch it as soon as possible, thank you!
Loose in the right places
I genuinely love these shorts. They arent so short that I worry about flashing anyone, and theyre not so long that I look like Adam Sandler. The pockets are huge, and filling them doesnt weigh down the shorts. I know others didnt like the lack of lining, but I appreciate it since I prefer to wear underwear with my shorts.
These fit a bit awkwardly, and they vary pair to pair. I got one pair in the turtle print and another in the multicolor. Both are difficult to pull over my hips (perhaps they need a bit more stretch or a zipper), but once they're up they're OK. Weirdly, the turtle ones are a bit loose at the waist, but the multicolor ones fit pretty well.... Read More
Light yet durable
These are all around great but I enjoy them best around water. I can get them wet knowing they will dry quickly. Pockets are great but Id love a back pocket. A little bit of stretch on the shorts would be nice too. But I love them just as they are and I know Ill have them for a long time.
Unfortunately these shorts are not for women with a curvy or muscular booty. At first, I tried on an XL at Dicks Sporting Goods and it was too tight in the hips. Then ordered a 2XL from Patagonia. Those were wayyyyy too big. They fit like they were a 4XL. The sizing gap between them was huge! No part of them fit right! I guess no baggies for me unt... Read Moreil I lose my plump behind (which will be never happen).
Hey there, we appreciate the feedback on the Baggies Shorts! We're sorry to hear that you experienced so much inconsistency in the sizing, we'll be sure to pass this along to the appropriate members of the Patagonia Design crew. We'd be happy to gather some added information from you and send over some measurements on an alternate pair of shorts if you're interested. Please reach out to our [Customer Service Team](https://help.patagonia.com/s/).
These shorts are perfect for anything. versatile and water resistant, theyre great for a pool day or a impromptu mid-hike swim. Theyre super cute and I have pretty thick things that arent restricted by the leg opening. Cherry on the top is the pockets can actually hold your phone unlike tons of other womens shorts. Would recommend!
Practical and versatile
They come up to the small of your waist and look great. Dress it up or down they are really cozy and just the kind of everyday shorts I was looking for. The fire red is more of and neon orange in person zero resemblance to red in person. But the melon and black identical to the photos
Not made for thick or curvy women at all!
I have the Barely Baggies and I love those but I find them to be a little too short sometimes so I tried these. If you have any kind of butt or thighs and a small waist, you will struggle with these. I am a power lifter, 5'10", 170 lbs with muscular thighs and butt. Large falls off of me and I can't even tie those tight enough to sta... Read Morey on, but the mediums are SO HARD to get on! They need to incorporate some kind of stretchy fiber so us thick gals can actually wear these without struggling! Once they're on they're great but it shouldn't be that difficult to pull them on, definitely makes going to the bathroom and changing very tasking.
Best shorts on the market!
I love baggies, this is my third pair! I am very slender, 22 waist and 31 hips, the xxs fits great. I have a pair in xs and they are very large on me, but I wear them for climbing. Id recommend these to absolutely everyone! I think its possible they run smaller than usual sizing, but for my body type they work well because I am not curvy anywhere.... Read More If you have curves you may want to size up one for more mobility :)
Despite having wider hips and most reviews stating the shorts didnt fit on the hips correctly, I wanted to give these a shot. Im 57 and weigh around 140 and the shorts fit great if you treat them as more of a high waisted pair of shorts! Very flexible, cool, and great for all sorts of activities. Cant wait to get more!
waist has very little stretch
I mostly like these shorts. I got the bright blue color, which I love (otherwise was pretty disappointed in the color options this year). I'm 5'7" and 145 with an athletic/runners build. The reason for the 3 stars is the waist is weirdly not very stretchy. I don't have particularly large hips but it is a little snug pulling them... Read More up. I'm kind of between a small and a medium right now and I definitely had to go with a medium in the waist. These are great for hot hot days at home or out on the water/in the woods. I hope Patagonia improves the waistband and colors in the future. I also agree with other reviews that they aren't super great for all sorts of movement and are somewhat restrictive if you're doing lots of up and down or side to side.
I have a pair of these shorts from the 90's that are still in great shape. They are a size medium and I Love them. I wanted another, newer, less worn pair. I got these in a large. They fit the same, which is great! So they must have gotten a little smaller over time. Anyway, these are a great multi-function short. I am pear shaped with larger ... Read Morehips. 5'7" 157. My only complaint is that the old shorts had a liner in them!! Why in the world do these not have a liner in them? They are water shorts! Now, I have to wear underwear to swim? Also, the old shorts have a back pocket, which I definitely utilize. The new ones do not. Overall, I would get them again. I just really wish they had a liner. I ordered these through REI.
NOT what they used to be!!!
I have a pair that is about 7 years old....love them. Still wear them. For the last several years I have been looking for another pair or three in different colors. Finally I found colors I liked available in my size. I was ecstatic. Ordered them and couldnt wait for them to arrive. I think you can sense my disappointment coming....should have rena... Read Moremed them to not so baggies but made with the same material as baggies . Still fit but not the same cut and definitely wont be able to do the same activities in the new cut. Thumbs down. Something has definitely changed with Patagonia in the past decade or so. Used to love their clothes but now I find myself returning everything. Go back to your roots!!
Hey Dayna, thank you for leaving us a review on the Baggies Shorts - 5". We're really sorry to hear of your disappointment. We would love it if you could share more with us about how the fit fell short for you, so we can share this information with our product teams. Please reach out to us in [customer service](https://help.patagonia.com/s/) and we would be more than happy to set you up with a return as well.
Beware if you have any sort of curve!
These are my favorite shorts. I wear them all the time, they're fast drying, have a loop to clip keys to, and are extremely good quality. That being said, it's a tight squeeze over my hips and then I have to tighten the drawstring all the way to fit my waist. I will still continue to wear them but if you don't want to spend two minut... Read Morees trying to pull them up all the way then they aren't for you.
Not for the hourglass figure :(
I want these shorts so bad for camping and summer life but they just dont fit women with hips. I wear a medium in overalls, tights and small in tees and jackets. The medium is too tight on my hips but huge in waist and the large falls off. PLEASE make these for curvy bodies. We like the outdoors too!
After reading the reviews, i was uncertain if I should get a M or L. I am a 29 waist with wider hips. I am so glad I went with medium! They fit perfectly!! Like other reviews said, it is a bit of a squeeze over the hips but once they are on, they are roomy at the hips and below. i love that they hug my waist but are looser below the waist so I dont... Read More mind that i have to squeeze into the waist part. So comfy. I will probably exchange the melon color because they are brighter than i expected.
No room for hips
I really wanted to love these but sadly I can't wear them. They are strangely tight through the hips. I normally wear a small so sized up due to other reviews mentioning this hip issue, alas even a size up didn't fix the problem. A size L would be too big in the waist and legs so sizing up again is not an option. Sad to return.
please make a 7 fantastic quality
first off, i love patagonia clothes and gear. they last a long time and quality is great. second, they fit around my athletic hips and thighs, which i love. best pair of shorts ive found. HOWEVER, please make a 7 for the taller (older) ladies. im in the 36-46 age group and really tall. the 5 baggies just dont feel appropriate for me to be out in pu... Read Moreblic, but i cant find 7 shorts anywhere that sit at my natural waist, sit flat at my stomach, and fit loose around my hips and thighs. ive spent hundreds of not more dollars looking into other brandsathleta, grammici, columbia, eddie bauer, topi designs, etc etc etc, and ive even tried the patagonia mens baggiesand nothing fits except the womens baggies, but they are too short!! if youd make a 7 style for the older and taller people with hips, ill buy a hundred pairs.
It's been years (maybe 15+) since I bought a new pair of baggies. These shorts really are the best and it was finally time for a replacement. I started with L, but they were too big, so I ordered M, but they were too small. I know my body has changed after having children and eating a bit too much cheese. I sure wish I could get them to fit ju... Read Morest right.
I really like how big they are around my thighs. They make my legs look thinner because they have a lot of space around them. I will say its a lot of space so if you dont like that then they might not be for you. My only complaint would be that getting them over my hips is kind of tight. They fit great once on but the waist doesnt have much give wh... Read Moreen going over my hips/butt. I love the color (the slate blue one) and I will probably get more of them because I feel confident wearing them! They are big in parts and smaller in others. The waist is loose once its around my waist. It is a little snug on the widest part of my hips/butt but in a comfortable way and looks good. I like the quick dry material. Great for paddle boarding etc.
Great shorts, would benefit from more sizes.
I never wear shorts. I wanted to get 1 pair for this summer. These are great. They fit well, very light weight, great length and wonderful pockets hold my iphone12 max without an issue. The melon is a wonderful neutral. I normally wear a 14-16 and ordered the XL. No WAY! The exchange was easy peasy though and fast. XXL fits great. I dont know wha... Read Moret people bigger than me do though because I got the XXL and that is as big as they go.
Awkward Fit Through the Hips
I really like Patagonia as brand. The clothes are tough and stand up to the fairly consistent abuse that I dish out. I wanted to love these so badly but the fit is a problem. I'm pretty average sized and can normally pick a small or medium off the rack and wear it without issue but no so with Patagonia The waist is too big but its too tight ac... Read Moreross the hips. It ends up creating this pouch at top and oddly tight around the hips. The narrow hips are something I've run into with almost every Patagonia bottom I've tried on.
Super flattering, I ordered up a size since I never have ordered pants from Patagonia before and Im glad I did. In womans clothing typically wear a L bottom but in some juniors stores (like AE) I wear an XL. Would say if you are used to ordering juniors clothing go for your juniors size- but if you are used to wearing adult sizes (loft/ Ann Taylor)... Read More size up. But over all I love the fit!
LOVE the Baggie shorts, even after all these years!
Hands down my favorite shorts. I've been wearing them since they made only men's and I would cut the liner out, and now that they make women's I've been wearing the same pairs since the early `00s. I bought these because I like the print and know they will last. I wear them all summer - SUPing, hiking, hanging out in the Adirond... Read Moreacks. Quick dry and pretty much indestructible. I can't recommend them highly enough. You'll keep them for 20 years or more.
The perfect shorts
These shorts are actually a practical but cute length. I like the wider leg fit, and overall they are the perfect short for when I want to dress more masculine or laid back. These are true to size. I am 55, 140 lbs, and athletic and the size small is perfect. These are not flattering on the butt if that is what you are doing for, but personally tha... Read Moret isnt my interest when I grab these to put on.
Fit snugly around the backside
These shorts are great but they run small in the backside. When I opened the package and tried the shorts on the waste and length were fantastic but the backside was a bit tighter than I expected. I had to return them because I didnt have the required range of motion to keep them.
A Perfect Staple
I got these at the beginning of spring hoping they would fit and be comfortable enough for a variety of activities this summer. I have worn them so many times already and they go with everything in my wardrobe which is a huge plus. Thank you Patagonia for making such a solid pair of shorts!
Most versatile shorts EVER
I love these shorts so much. I had them in my cart for 3 years and kept almost buying them, and I can't BELIEVE I waited that long. If you're thinking about it, take this as a sign to buy yourself a pair of baggies. You won't regret it!! I use these for work, hiking, casual wear, climbing, running, and honestly anything else. I can&#... Read Morex27;t recommend these enough.
Comfortable, so much so I am going to get a second pair in another color! Flattering, lightweight, highly breathable but durable. Flat enough waistband they will work for backpacking and climbing. I wish they had a zipper pocket for my house key when running. I am 5'5 115lbs and got an XXS.
comfy and cute: the everyday summer short
I could not recommend these shorts enough, they are extremely comfortable and cute (in my opinion!). I got a size small, and I am around 5 7 and pretty thin, but I also enjoyed wearing my friends size mediums when I was looking for a bit more of a baggy look (one that I enjoy fondly). The material of these shorts is great for summer as it would rea... Read Morect well to sweat and water. Overall, I highly recommend- I want them in every color and am currently refraining from purchasing another pair.
Well-made, colorful shorts!
Only wore these out once so far, but really liked them! The color's a vibrant blue, they feel durable and well-made, and fit well (good length!). I'm a 26" waist, 38" hip, pear shape and the size small fits great! No need to shimmy over my hips. Can't wait to wear them on trips.
Cute but see through
I ordered the baggies in Saffron color. Im 56, 135 pounds and ordered a size S. Fit was great, but when I turned around to look in the mirror, the shorts were very sheer. You could see every stripe on the underwear I had on underneath. I tried a lighter color of underwear, but still could see everything. I would not be comfortable wearing these cas... Read Moreually knowing theyre nearly see through and dont have a built in brief. I was very disappointed especially reading reviews that the older versions of baggies were made of beefier fabric. Ill sadly be returning or exchanging for a darker color.
I don't know how these shorts could fit anybody - they are way out of proportion - the waist is too tight - the leg openings are the circumference of a California redwood tree - huge.
Thanks for the feedback on the fit. In the future we're happy to provide garment dimensions for any gear prior to purchase.
obsessed is an unterstatement
This is my 4th pair of the Baggies and I cherish every one of them. I wear them almost every day when it's warm out. They pack lightly, dry quickly, and last through years of wear and tear. It also helps that the colors and patterns are always amazing and eye-catching!
Ok but not great
I got these shorts for paddling and bumming around at the lake. I've had my eye on them for years after knowing guys who have loved them. I was tempted to try a mens pair because this fit is ok but not super comfortable. They should be a tad looser around the hips and butt. I think they were trying to make a more feminine cut but it just doesn... Read More't fit right and ends up feeling like it pulls in certain places. I kept them because they are good enough. I often find that women's versions of great mens pieces just don't hit the mark for us women.
Great pair of shorts for everything
I'm already a big fan of the short's versatility (biking, hiking, hammocking), they're obviously activewear but in a smart way. I'm short so the 5" shorts make for a modest cut on me: the shorts pull up to my natural waist and the hem is below my upper thighs. I told my friends the shorts make me feel like one of those cool... Read More, active 90's moms.
I have a 24" waist and 34" hips, and the xs is a nice looseness. The only thing to keep in mind is the fact that your phone will weigh down the shorts and pull them down even if you cinch the waist at the tightest setting. Get xxs if you usually carry your phone in your pockets. Other than that, it's a great pair of shorts and provid... Read Moree a lot of comfort when you just want to remain casual.
Loved but tight waist elastic
I have always worn these and medium always fits but this year the elastic waist was just really too tight. They are almost too large elsewhere but I knew I wouldnt wear them because the waist wasnt comfortable. But I had no trouble returning them and found something else I liked. I wish the waist fit because I loved the pattern but they just had a ... Read Morestiff waist compared to other years. I would say they I not true to size.
Wanted to love these...
I wanted to love these based on the positive reviews, but I ended up in the negative review camp. The crotch is too low and the waist definitely runs small without much give despite being elastic. I never know whether to purchase XS or S because they are pretty inconsistent. Sometimes I swim in a small other times I suffocate in an XS. Back to the ... Read Moreshorts, the material is also much more like a board short than I expected and didn't seem like it would be too comfortable for longer summer alpine approaches which is what I was hoping. The prints and colors are fantastic and I wish the fit were right. I tried the shorter baggies in a S with hopes the crotch would fit better, but it was sadly the same.
Thanks for your valuable feedback on the fabric, design, "relaxed" fit, sizing and features of these shorts. We're sorry they were a disappointment! You may prefer our softer polyester/spandex [Nine Trails Shorts](https://www.patagonia.com/product/womens-nine-trails-running-shorts-6-inch/57630.html?dwvar_57630_color=CNY&cgid=womens-shorts), available in 4" and 6" inseam lengths. Please reach out if you need any help to return them!
I wanted to love these when I received them. The fabric feels very durable and they are well made, not to mention more environmentally and socially responsible than most other companies options. However, the sizing is very weird if you have a thicker bum/thighs like I do. I wear a Large in pretty much every other pair of leggings and shorts I own, ... Read Morebut the large in these shorts was extremely tight around my butt, and almost too tight in the waistband. I exchanged for an XL, which are way too big and loose. Unfortunately I have to send both back.
Love the Saffron color!
Bought XS in dragonfly and exchanged for xxs because for too much bulk in material above my bottom. The Xxs was too small, couldnt pull it over my hips - returned and bought a new XS baggies in Saffron from REI since they were sold out in my seize at the time and color at Pantagonia. The Saffron fits great in XS and is softer feeling than the drago... Read Morenfly colored baggies. These are great shirts , only which they had a liner like the guys baggies and that they would come in red! - yes, I would recommend the baggies Just didnt like the bag and forward stuff in ordering.
Its winter in Maine so I havent had an opportunity to wear them yet, but Ive tried them on and love the fit. The length is great- not too short, and I can tell the material will be really quick drying this summer. I love the print and Im excited to wear them when the weather permits.
Its winter in Maine so I havent had an opportunity to wear them yet, but Ive tried them on and love the fit. The length is great- not too short, and I can tell the material will be really quick drying this summer. I love the print and Im excited to wear them when the weather permits.
Beautiful Blue and resilient
These shorts have great pockets, accommodate a tummy and are a terrific blue - plus well made. However, by the nature of the material, they don't contour to your body, they drape to their design. It's a trade off for wanting a walk/run short that is longer, that has pockets, that is stylish, that accommodates a tummy. If they draped I... Read More7;d give them five stars.
These shorts are my summer uniform. Have converted my mother and sister in law as well. Theyre comfortable, dry quickly, move easily, and the colors are so great. Literally have 8 pairs. They fit consistently with other Patagonia stuff, maybe a little smaller than some leggings, but theres some stretch
Back pocket please
I have had two pairs of the men's Baggies shorts for TWENTY FIVE YEARS and they are still holding up strong. My husband bought me a pair of women's Baggies for a present - I was excited to have women's ones as I thought they'd be a bit more fitted. But wait - no back pocket, unlike the ones I already had? I was confused and thou... Read Moreght maybe they've eliminated the back pocket over the years for whatever reason. But I looked online and nope, the men's shorts still have a back pocket. Does Patagonia think that women do not need to carry things securely too? Do they think we are doing sports carrying a purse or something? Do they think most women who shop at Patagonia are so vain that they care more how their butt looks than actually being able to carry their phone or wallet with them? (And if they did care, they could just elect to not put anything in the pocket). I know from the Baggies that I already have that it's quite uncomfortable to carry something heavy (like a phone) in one of the front pockets when running or doing anything where you are moving a lot. The back pocket is much more useful. Please add this to the women's shorts. I still gave 4 stars since the original ones I had have held up for such a ridiculously long time and these otherwise look similar, but I will not purchase another pair of women's shorts without a back pocket.
Love it except for the waistband.
I am 42 years old, 5'6", 160 lbs. I wear size 6 on bottoms, and as per size guide, I am a small. Fits perfectly, except for the waistband. It just lacks that stretch when you're trying to take them off. Waistband fits ok on my actual waist, but super tight getting them through my hips. I did not size up, kept my size small, because t... Read Morehe medium would then be too big overall. The waistband situation is a bummer, but I would still recommend you purchase these shorts. In fact, I bought another one a few weeks later.
Comfy and perfect swimming shorts - but be aware of the waist size!
I love these shorts. Perfect for summer - swimming, hiking, camping etc. I have a 26" waist and the XS fits me well on high waist, BUT they are a little snug. I tried the small and those were falling down my waist! I wish the XS was a little less snug and had room to breathe a little.
Comfy and Cute
I opted in to get the longer baggies because I have a bigger bottom and wanted it to all be covered. These are great. They are water repellent, light-weight, and so comfy. They also have and elastic band. These are my go-to shorts and I wear them all the time. They kinda feel like swim trunks.
One pair can do it all
5'7" / waist 31" / hips 36.5" and the mediums fit perfectly. The small is a little snug on the booty and I still have them but my mediums are my go to. I seriously live in these. Recently went on a weekend outdoor climbing/camping trip that included a dip in the river. The rest of my clothes smell horrible and my baggies have a ... Read Morelittle bit of a smell if I stick them against my nose. Lighter colors easily get dirty but are really easy to clean since they repel water (I've even easily gotten blood stains out of the light beryl green using hand soap in a bathroom sink). Great for swimming in because they dry with a quick wipe from a towel or a few minutes in the sun. Great for biking because there are no seams in the saddle area. I'm to the point that I try to wear these out so I have an excuse to get another pair. I look forward to that day when they need a repair because that means both the shorts and I lived a good life.
The best shorts ever!
I have probably 15 pairs of these shorts and I notice the current cutting is slightly slimmer than previous seasons. I absolutely love how comfortable the shorts are and I live in these shorts for the entire Spring, Summer and beyond. The material is tough and durable and the colors are always great. The absolutely love the Spanish Red this year. T... Read Morehey're my go-to shorts as they fit great and offers roominess in just the right places. They're so comfortable and I never get tired of them. Please bring back the slightly baggier cut from previous seasons as it's more flattering.
These fit exactly how I was hoping they would. I can't stand when shorts are too tight and I like them to have a baggie look/feel and these are perfect. I purchased to use for just casual wear and also hiking -- I haven't gone on any big climbs with them yet but I plan to wear them on my next hike. They seem like they'll dry quickly ... Read Moreand be durable enough for tough hikes.
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