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Pull-On Shorts
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Pull-On Shorts
Pull-On Shorts
Pull-On Shorts
Product Details
Our favorite pull-on shorts with—yay!—pockets. Super-comfortable and cool, they swap in effortlessly for a pair of cutoffs.
  • 3 1/2" inseam.
  • Cotton/viscose.
  • Machine wash.
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Pull-On Shorts

Pull-On Shorts is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 57.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Do yourself a favor and get these! Every summer I struggle to find a pair of shorts that are comfortable, cute, and not too revealing. It gets SO hot where I live and I love how breathable yet sturdy the fabric is. I'm 5'9", 150lbs, and wear a 29/30 in Madewell jeans. I ordered a large in the green and they fit well but were a baggier fit(the leg was a little wide but I have no sagging in the butt) then stretched out some after a handful of wears. I don't mind a looser fitting pant of any kind so I kept them but ordered a medium in the almost black which was a perfect fit. I'm getting a pair of the bright ember too because I wear them so much. These shorts are literally getting me through the summer and look great with all my central shirts, pink and white striped button up that ties in the front, pretty much every tee and tank I own, and body suits. Also once fall rolls around, I'll be able to wear tights underneath them with some boots and a leather jacket. Honestly, just do yourself a favor and buy these shorts!
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for Bigger Thighs My thighs are a problem area for me, which can make finding shorts that don't fit like a second skin challenging. I actually haven't had a pair of shorts since 2012 because I've had such a terrible time finding any that suited. These are PERFECT for my body type. They are so comfy and generously cut so they don't cling or make me feel self-conscious. I'm 5'5" and weigh around 165, and the large are just the right amount of baggy for my taste. If you're looking for something more fitted (or if you don't consider your thighs a "problem area"), consider sizing down. I am absolutely thrilled with these shorts and will be wearing them all summer long! Please bring these back next year, Madewell!
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable, carefree These shorts are incredibly comfortable and easy to pull on. The pockets are a major perk. As someone with a big butt and hips, it's sometimes hard to find shorts that compliment but these are excellent.
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dream shorts! I have the hardest time finding shorts. I have a long torso, a small waist and fairly large hips, so shorts usually hang at my waist/gap at the crotch to accommodate my hips. Or they're just too restrictive, and I hate that when it's hot. Not these! They're breezy and light without looking messy. They run mostly tts, though I think they're on they're larger side. I bought my usual size (small) and I'm happy. If you're between, go smaller.
Date published: 2017-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from pull-on shorts in bright ember I'm 5' 7", about 130 lbs, with narrow hips, and wear a 28 in Madewell jeans. I tried these shorts on in-store and found that the small was the best size for me even though I would be a medium according to the size chart. The medium was very loose on me and the smalls definitely aren't tight. If you're unsure of your size then I would consider sizing down. The bright ember color is more of a rusty red in person, which I actually like better than a brighter red. The material of these shorts is really soft and comfortable; they feel like comfy pajama shorts. The inseam is technically shorter than I usually go for but since the shorts are loose I think it looks fine. These shorts will be great for hot summer weather!
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soft, Comfortable, Classic Shorts These shorts are soft and comfortable while still looking nice. Perfect length - not too short or too long. Love the green color, it's a nice neutral. These will be in heavy rotation this summer!
Date published: 2017-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cute cotton shorts I think I'll be living in these during our long, hot summer-- they fit like cotton running shorts, with pockets (SUCH a good feature). They'll be cute with tank tops or button ups, I've worn them out to brunch and also gardening so far. Great example of the reason I love Madewell-- low key, well designed clothes that immediately feel like they're part of my wardrobe. A+ I can't speak to quality because I've only had these a couple of days (and have worn them a ton), but they feel substantial-- no loose seams or thin fabric.
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect casual shorts I really love these shorts - the pull-on style is convenient and makes for a great casual look. The fabric is soft, substantial and high-quality, so they hold their shape well while still being really comfortable.
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these shorts! These shorts are easy to wear and so flattering. I own all 3 colors. The red is more of a true faded red, not the bright coral that it appears on my screen. The green and black color are as pictured. I love them all. For me, they run true to size. Madewell, please make more colors! I love these!
Date published: 2017-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! These shorts are sooo cute and comfortable. Very lightweight. Would definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-02-08
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