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High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Bo Wash
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High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Bo Wash
High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Bo Wash
Product Details
Our jean shorts are made to fit just right—not too baggy, not too tight. Plus, they hit at the perfect place on the thigh to ensure maximum cool-girl legginess. We love these cutoffs in a vintage-inspired (and super-flattering) high rise.  
  • Monogramming now available for US customers: To have this item embroidered with up to nine letters (initials, nickname, your hometown) for $10, please call 866 544 1937—FYI, we love red or navy thread with denim.
  • Premium cotton/elastane denim from Italy's Candiani mill.
  • A bright vintage-inspired wash with a just-faded-enough finish.
  • Copper hardware, contrast stitching.
  • True to size, fixed waistband.
  • 4" inseam.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Bo Wash

High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Bo Wash is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these shorts These shorts are perfect for me! At 5' 10" I always have an issue with length, but these aren't too short or too long. I usually wear a size 28, and ordered a size 28.. I would say they are true to size, but might be a tad on the bigger side. I'm thinking about getting another pair! Highly recommend!
Date published: 2016-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great shorts I bought these in the store and they told me they run a little big. I usually wear a 28 and a 27 fit perfectly. The wash is very nice. They're my first denim purchase from Madewell. The material is sturdy and clearly high quality, but they're not stiff at all.
Date published: 2016-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shorts Super comfy and stretchy. Love the vibrant blue wash. I normally wear a 27 and sized down to a 26 for these. I have bigger thighs and hips and a smaller waist and these fit great all over.
Date published: 2016-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sexy little shorts & comfy too I purchased these Bo wash shorts because I read a review which stated they were the same shorts as the Glenoaks wash. I had already purchased the Glenoaks shorts and absolutely loved them. These Bo wash are the same cut as the Glenoaks, minus some of the strings, and a lighter wash. Love them! Plus these were on sale too.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best shorts ever! Love the fit of these shorts! They run a little big but they are so comfortable and I love the looser fit! I have wider hips and a smaller waist and these shorts are so flattering. You can cuff them or leave them undone, they are such great quality. This is my first purchase from Madewell and I am so pleased! New favorite store!!!
Date published: 2016-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute and Comfortable I never thought I would own a pair of jean shorts again, but these are so stinking cute you have to have them. I always wear chino shorts, but these have some mild stretch so they are so comfortable I want to wear them everyday. The description doesn't say, but the rise seems to be higher than my 9" high-rise skinnies, so it's probably 10", and the fabric is 98% cotton, 2% elastane. I'm 5'8", 125 and wear a 26 in the high rise skinnies (except for a 25 in the white). I wear the 26 in these. I thought they could be too tight at first (I definitely don't want tight shorts), but they stretched out a little to the perfect boyshorts look. I would buy this exact short in a darker wash in a heartbeat!
Date published: 2016-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks good and super comfortable I've been searching for the perfect pair of jean shorts that aren't ridiculously short, have the perfect light blue jean color, and reasonably priced. For me, these are it! They are super comfortable and stretchy, but not baggy. I did have to go two sizes down, but I love the fit and look. Your casual wardrobe will thank you.
Date published: 2016-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best. Ever. I always have a problem finding shorts that fit correctly as I have a larger butt and thighs, and a smaller waist. I finally found a pair that fit with these! There is room for my butt and thighs and the waist actually fits. First time ever. I didn't rate the quality because I have only had them for a week, however they seem to be well-made. Either way, they are worth it for the fit. Love them.
Date published: 2016-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Obsessed - You need these Your closet will thank you. These are so comfortable first of all, the bit of spandex just makes them divine. The biggest thing to know when ordering, is they DO stretch after the first wear, and so I honestly think you could size down, as others have mentioned. I got my usual size 26, and they fit comfortably, now they are a tad loose. But I don't mind, some of you may though depending on how tight you like your shorts. The wash on these denim is great, not too light and goes with everything. These are flattering as well, they accentuate your waist and butt and are the summer staple you need!
Date published: 2016-06-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice, but Super Stretchy Depending on the brand, I can wear anything between a 26 and a 28. Based off of other Madewell purchases and the reviews I read, I didn't think the 27 would end up being too big, and I am very rarely a true 26. I ordered the 27 and upon first wear they fit well, but I could tell they were already starting to stretch out. I have now worn them several times and have just accepted that they will be on the loose side, which normally would be fine except for the fact that they are high-rise, so the waist is baggy. I couldn't find a store carrying the same color in a 26, but since I do like the style and fit I decided to buy a 26 in black. If you are like me and unsure of sizing, be aware that these stretch out very quickly.
Date published: 2016-07-30
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