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Best shorts I own
Look fellas, Im a tall and lanky dude. Its hard for me to find a pair of shorts that fit my getaway-sticks appropriately. On other shorts, the leg openings are so wide that I look like I walked out of the Lord of the Flies novel. BUT NOT THESE SHORTS. Not sir. These puppies fit just right. My thighs are gently caressed but not strangled by the leg ... Read Moreopenings. My buttocks are slightly accentuated but not inappropriately. The material is light and breathable. Over all, this product is great. I can wear these shorts to the rock climbing gym. I can wear them to the beach. I can throw a nice shirt and some stinky cologne on and hit up a bar. I love these things and I think you will too.
First I would start with the fit of the shorts it is good but the waist does stretch almost a full size after a hike. I wish a size 29 existed Another idea which brings me to the next point is the draw string The existing stretchy one is not great and doesnt really work. Better would be a standard tie string like on swim or running shorts As others... Read More have mentioned on the 8 short the side pocket zipper has extra fabric on the inside.that interferes with the front right pocket. Every time you place your hand in the pocket you hit a flap of extra material that creates the wrong kind of bulge in the wrong place.
so close to perfect!
wow, these shorts are so close to perfect. fit is good just make sure you size down since the stretch material does loosen up after a days hike and this brings me to constructive criticism: 1 ditch the stretchy draw cord. it does not work; in fact it end up knotting up tight and is difficult to undo; just add a simple draw string like on surf trunk... Read Mores. 2 fix the inside stitching around the side zipper pocket; there is just too much extra fabric and it is bulky and interferes with the front right pocket.
Hi Nico! Thank you so much for your great product feedback! We very much value this information and have passed it along to our Product Design team. Thanks!
almost. . .
The initial fit great, stretch great, pocket depth good, inseam length perfect. my criticism are the side leg pocket and the weirdo stretch draw strings (worthless). there is SOOOO much extra material that is makes this massive lump in the front and when you put your hand in the right pocket it hits and folds over the extra material. seriously i me... Read Moreasured it and there is an extra inch of fabric on the inside of the pocket at the end of the zipper. totally mental and kinda poor fit and finish for shorts of this price. i am working on cutting and sewing it how it should be from the factory. come on patagonia.
Hi Buck. Thank you for your feedback on the Quandary Hiking Shorts - 8". We are sorry to hear about your issues regarding the fit of the shorts. We would be happy to suggest an alternative or assist your with a [return](https://help.patagonia.com/s/article/Return-Policy). We do not suggest altering the garment yourself as it will void the [Iron Clad Guarantee](https://help.patagonia.com/s/article/Ironclad-Guarantee) warranty on the item.
Great multi-purpose shorts: from city cafe to mountain trail
Bought a pair of these shorts to bring on a 16-day trip to Spain in July 2019, and they ended up being practically the only thing I wore. We were in Madrid, Barcelona, Costa Brava, and the Pyrenees. We hiked, swam, climbed, and visited small towns and big cities. We picnicked in the mountains and sat in sidewalk cafes in Barcelona. These shorts w... Read Moreere good for all of these different activities and places, and provided much needed comfort in the 90+ heat of the summer. I have typically worn a 32, but the 31 version of these fit like a glove. I still think they run close to true to size. The 31 fits me in what might be referred to as slim or almost form fitting, but when I tried on the 32, they were just too sloppy and a bit baggy. Also, I love the fact that you can get these in a shorter version - I purchased the 8 - and it is a perfect length. I personally hate too long shorts for men - so this length is great! I am 5'-10 and about 165. When I came home from Europe, I bought another pair. These are now my go to shorts for the Michigan summer. I have worn them on a recent camping trip, and even to work. I think my only real complaint is that the first pair is starting to pill a bit, but it is not that noticeable unless you are looking for it at a very close distance. These shorts are made very well, at the level that you would expect from Patagonia.
Great Slim Fit Shorts
The lightweight and stretch fabric is extremely comfortable for hot/humid weather. The 8" length is right above my knees (I'm 5'5") and most shorts are too long for me. I originally ordered a 32" which was way too big and after ready reviews in the other lengths I opted for the 30" due to the stretch fabric. It fits me... Read More perfectly. I own all three colors now.
Great Shorts.. and customer service as well
Only tried them on, but they seem solid... pockets, material, and stretch were all as advertised. Slim fit so I went up a size... but that didn't work... yes, there's a drawstring thats not really advertised (nylon rubber band might be good description)... but that's good for like a 1/4"... might make difference in the water... ... Read Morebut not going to change the overall sizing much. Exchange via chat was quick and free return label works for me... with new ones on the way.
Great all around fit
The first pair of Patagonia shorts I have ever purchased and it won't be the last. Length is right above the knees where I like them and the leg openings are not so large that it looks like you are wearing a dress. After receiving my first pair I ordered two more so I have all the colors just in case they discontinue this product. Waist size 2... Read More9 fits me the best but they only carry 28 or 30 so when I realized these shorts have the elastic band to make them tighter it made me very happy and it works great. These are very well made shorts and awesome customer service when I had an issue ordering.
If you have muscular legs avoid this length
The slim fit turns these into booty shorts from the 70s. Not a good look, need to exchange. Bought 32s and wear 32s in everything else I own from P that fits wonderfully. If you are a biker or runner these will not fit you in your normal size. One star for very comfy feeling fabric and thoughtful design - as usual. The fit is totally bonkers though... Read More.
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