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High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Glenoaks Wash: Cutoff Edition
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High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Glenoaks Wash: Cutoff Edition
High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Glenoaks Wash: Cutoff Edition
High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Glenoaks Wash: Cutoff Edition
High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Glenoaks Wash: Cutoff Edition
Product Details
With a super-flattering (and just-a-bit-vintage) high rise, these jean shorts are definitely on the sexy side. True cutoffs with hand-pulled threads for that had-them-since-high-school look.  
  • 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 cotton/elastane denim from Italy's renowned Candiani mill.
  • A perfectly worn-in bright indigo wash with chopped hems and hand-pulled threads.
  • Copper hardware, contrast stitching.
  • True to size.
  • 4" inseam.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Glenoaks Wash: Cutoff Edition

High-Rise Denim Boyshorts in Glenoaks Wash: Cutoff Edition is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 25.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute I have large quads and thighs in general from lifting and have a hard time finding shorts...most descriptions state that the leg opening is smaller than the circumference of my thigh (aka all jean shorts are skin tight and I want some modesty) I chose these shorts because the "boyfriend" style tends to be looser and these had a longer inseam. I went up a size to be safe and they fit well. A little bit loose in the waist but not too much where they're slouchy (my butt helps keep them up :)) The cuff on these is not stitched in place so you can wear them down but if you don't want to they do tend to come un-cuffed on the back from moving around. I'm 5'7 and about 155 and usually wear a 28 in Madewell but went up to the 29.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect classic shorts I typically wear a 26 or 27 in Madewell jeans depending on the stretchiness of the fabric. Based on other reviews, I ordered a size 26 in these shorts and they are perfect. For reference, I'm 5'3" 115lbs. The material isn't very stretchy, so I would say these do run a bit bigger than normal. The rise hits right at my navel. These are very classic and will be a summer staple for sure.
Date published: 2017-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sexy little shorts Love them. This particular pair had many more "strings" than what the picture showed. Too destroyed looking for my taste...so I removed most and now the shorts are perfect for me. I wear between size 30-31. (Or 10-12) Never sure of the shrinkage factor so I went with the 31 and they fit fine. Washed up ok too.
Date published: 2016-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shorts! I have these same shorts in the bo wash and wear them everyday, so I had to purchase these as well. These are the exact same, just different wash/distressing. I wish Madewell would list this info because it's so important for sizing, but the material is 98% cotton, 2% elastane with around a 10" rise. I wear a 25 or 26 at Madewell depending on how much stretch is in the fabric, and I wear these shorts in a 26. They seem tight at first, but stretch to the perfect size. Also, the shorts I received had more strings hanging off and they were longer than I liked, so I trimmed a few of them to look more like the model photo and love them. Some of the strings are poorly placed in the inner thigh area so I removed all of those, no problem.
Date published: 2016-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shorts.. Received these shorts in the mail today and they're super comfortable. I'm usually a 26 or27 and took a 27 in these shorts. Although, I do not like fitted shorts. For reference I'm 5'0 112 lbs..Highly recommend..
Date published: 2016-08-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fit perfectly, but fraying is ridiculous The other reviewer is right. The fraying is ridiculous. These jean shorts fit perfectly but I seriously had to cut off SO much fraying... I actually laughed when I took them out of the bag. Some of them were 4-5 inches long! Just be aware of that before you order. I'm hoping I won't have to keep trimming them, but we'll see. I am 5'2", 105 lbs and ordered a size 23. These definitely run large. I'm normally a 24 in Madewell jeans but for their jean shorts, I guess I'm a 23! Not really a problem, but I do wish there was more consistency. Overall, I do love the fit, but there is definitely room for improvement, Madewell.
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Little too short. Wish these were a little longer! At 5'2", I didn't think this would be an issue! I know you can unroll them, but they get less cute that way, IMO, so that was not my favorite solution. They are TTS, particularly compared to high-rise Madewell jeans. The Glenoaks wash also wasn't my favorite. This particularly pair had a wash that just looked like it came from a less expensive retailer, and it also flattened my rear, which is hard to do. Maybe that issue was isolated to the pair I ordered, but I'll have to return or exchange. One strength is the fit in the waist on these, which is quite on point. They are a short you won't need to take in if it fits you everywhere else well, and the leg opening is generous too. But if you're picky about length or they don't flatter your backside, they're a no-go. This was a solid almost for me, but I'm not willing to settle! I'll likely check out other Madewell options though.
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Frays and frays and frays I bought these shorts in the Houston store not even two weeks ago. I've worn them maybe 4 times, but they fray WAY more than any jean short I've ever owned. I'm worried they're not going to stop fraying will eventually end up looking trashy rather than like a MW classic cut-off. Very strange and truly disappointing.
Date published: 2016-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great fit, nice rise, covers bum I have a large rear and small waist, so finding bottoms that fit is tough. These are a blessing. They cover my rear, and have an amazing fit in the waist (supplemented by a belt, of course, because I refuse to get shorts tailored.) The rinse is darling as well, not too faded, not too dark.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty cute I'm 125 pounds and 5'6 I normally wear a 27 or a 4 but from all the other reviews saying the shorts run slightly larger, I did take their advice and got a size down. The 26 fit well the color is not as dark as the picture shows (I was hoping they would be a darker jean but it's more like medium dark) it's a very simple style to these shorts but I think they are pretty cute. I haven't washed them yet. I hope they don't continue to fray like the other reviewer said it did for her.. time will tell. Over all I gave a 4 star because they are good for now for what I need in high rise shorts.
Date published: 2016-11-10
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