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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 21.
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 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 Great fit, but they fray so much they end up being booty shorts These fit true to size and generally fit great but I have two pairs of these and with one year of wear, I see that the pair I wear a lot more than the other has frayed so much it's 2-3 inches shorter than the pair I wear less. This is absurd! These aren't so cheap that they're worth buying again each year to ensure the right length.
Date published: 2017-05-16
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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