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Pre-order The Perfect Jean Short in Butler Wash
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Pre-order The Perfect Jean Short in Butler Wash
Pre-order The Perfect Jean Short in Butler Wash
Pre-order The Perfect Jean Short in Butler Wash
Pre-order The Perfect Jean Short in Butler Wash
Product Details
We remade our vintage-inspired Perfect fit jeans into a just-right pair of cutoffs (so you can skip the scissors). With an easy tall rise that you can wear high at the waist or low and slouchy, these shorts are instant classics.
  • Monogramming available for US customers: To have this item embroidered with up to nine letters for $10 (free for Madewell Insiders), please call 866 544 1937.
  • Premium 100% cotton denim from the renowned Orta mill.
  • Fits high and tight on the waist and easy through the hip and thigh, like your perfect vintage cutoffs.
  • Front rise: 11 1/2"; inseam: 3 1/2".
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
Free shipping exclusively for Madewell Insiders
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Pre-order The Perfect Jean Short in Butler Wash

The Perfect Jean Short in Butler Wash is rated 3.3 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Jean short Love these! Super comforting and flattering. I’m usually in between a 24 and 25. I went with a 25 and the fit is great!
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute, quality shorts I was looking for some really well-made denim shorts that were a bit longer but not Bermuda length. These totally nailed it! I love the wash and the length. My only problem is that the waist is a bit big, they seem to be cut for someone with no curves. But otherwise I love them.
Date published: 2018-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great shorts I've tried on many jean shorts this spring, and these are by far my favorite. The denim softens as you wash and wear them, and they're a nice medium light color - not too blue. I took my regular size 25. 5' 6" 115 lbs for reference. They stretch just a little as you wear them (more comfortable as they stretch). The slits on the side flare out a little but it doesn't bother me. Although I like the way the slits look, I wish they weren't there for a little more modesty. I'm up and down a lot with my toddler son, and the slits show a little too much, but they're definitely more conservative than the high rise button up shorts.
Date published: 2018-05-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great shorts! These shorts are nearly perfect! I wish I had a second pair. The only problem is that I wish they weren’t quite as high waisted. A mid rise (IMHO) would make them more attractive for tucking.
Date published: 2018-06-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Perfect until I sat down These shorts were so perfect and made me look so thin! Unfortunately, the stiffness is the material really made sitting down super uncomfortable. I’m sure they would stretch a bit but I couldn’t imagine enough for me to want to wear them. Super bummed.
Date published: 2018-05-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not flattering I have two other high rise style denim shorts that I bought from Madewell this season that I love, but this style went back. The fabric is stiff and not forgiving and if you have curves/hips and anything other than washboard abs, these make your stomach look like it's sticking out. The sides stuck out awkwardly too where the slits are on the side of the hem. I'm all for the high rise and mom jean look, but these weren't flattering...I bought these in size 25, 26, 27 and none worked. For reference I'm 5', 105 lbs, and curvy.
Date published: 2018-04-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not for me The fit was not a winner for me. I have a curvy figure, smaller waist and larger hips. I ordered a size 31--I have been between a 30 and 31 in shorts and regular jeans and these were HUGE on me. I had the typical smaller waist than hips problem, HUGE gap in the back. Sadly they weren't for me!
Date published: 2018-06-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not flattering Not flattering. I’m 5’7, 135 lbs and these are not cute on. Tight through the waist and flare out weird. I will be returning them.
Date published: 2018-05-16
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