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High-Rise Denim Shorts: Button-Front Edition
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High-Rise Denim Shorts: Button-Front Edition
High-Rise Denim Shorts: Button-Front Edition
High-Rise Denim Shorts: Button-Front Edition
High-Rise Denim Shorts: Button-Front Edition
Product Details
With a super-flattering (and just-a-bit-vintage) high rise, these cutoff jean shorts are definitely on the sexy side and, bonus, our supersleek Magic Pockets in front give them an extra layer of holds-you-in sorcery.
  • 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 95% cotton/4% poly/1% elastane denim from the renowned Orta mill.
  • Fitted through hip and thigh.
  • Front rise: 10 3/4"; inseam: 4".
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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High-Rise Denim Shorts: Button-Front Edition

High-Rise Denim Shorts: Button-Front Edition is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect length These shorts are such a great length and the button fly is super flattering. I adore these shorts and am so glad I tried them on in the store on a whim. I am going to buy them in white as well. I am 5'7" and 120lbs and the size 26 is perfect (my normal denim size).
Date published: 2018-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect short! These shorts are perfect! I was on the hunt for a pair that wouldn’t be too short and these were it! They have great stretch so if deciding between two sizes I would get the lower one. I have athletic build with bigger thighs and small waist. These fit both areas very nicely, which if you have this build you know how difficult it can be to find any bottoms that properly fit both the waist and thighs. I am going to purchase another pair of shorts from here just because they fit so perfectly! If you are looking for a short that is comfortable, long enough to cover your butt, and appropriately hug your waist and thighs- these are for you! For reference I ordered size 27. I am 130 lbs, 5’6” and have an athletic build.
Date published: 2018-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Casual and Comfortable I'm not even a shorts person, but grabbed these for the high rise and buttons. I wear them UN-rolled so that they're a little longer / more modest. Casual and comfortable!
Date published: 2018-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect, stylish jean short I’m a mom of three so to find cute shorts that aren’t too short is a huge winner ! The length of the shorts are adjustable which is a bonus, super comfy fit true to size, loved the high waist which paired so cute with crop tops but my stomach isn’t showing ! They don’t stretch out even after bending over and pretty much treating them like athelic shorts. Wash so well and just so stylish and cute!
Date published: 2018-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! These will be my new go to shorts! I haven't gotten to wear them yet, but I tried them on and the fit is awesome! They're just the right amount of stretch and they're very flattering! I am 5'4 and 130 lbs. The 28 fits great!
Date published: 2018-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect jean shorts I absolutely LOVE these shorts. They are the perfect combination of high-waist with style. Very flattering and I can't wait to wear to my upcoming concert event!
Date published: 2018-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New go-to jorts Love the wash, and the bronze buttons in the front keep it feeling classy even in a lighter colored denim. The fabric is stretchy and soft, but still feels sturdy. It's easy to fold the hem at any length and it will stay put pretty well. Would recommend!
Date published: 2018-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful high waist The color of the shorts with the copper buttons are perfect. These will look great with a crop or shirt tucked in. Favorite shorts for the summer, I love them! For reference I am 5”5 and 110 lbs. I purchased a size 25. They have a classy fit and are not to tight. I would consider them short as well.
Date published: 2018-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these shorts! I love these high rise shorts. They are so comfortable! These are also not tight on my thighs which a lot of jean shorts are for some reason. They are also very soft and worn which makes them perfectly lived in.
Date published: 2018-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great buy! I love these shorts! The exposed buttons are so cute. They are so flattering, especially for girls with some curves.
Date published: 2018-03-31
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