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Denim Boyshorts in Black
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Denim Boyshorts in Black
Product Details
Our new denim cutoffs are made to fit just right—not one ounce too baggy, not a centimeter too tight. Plus, they hit at the perfect place on the thigh to ensure maximum cool-girl legginess.  
  • True to size, fixed waistband.
  • 5" inseam.
  • Cotton with a hint of stretch.
  • Machine washing may cause fading; we recommend dry cleaning to maintain a deep, saturated black.
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Denim Boyshorts in Black

Denim Boyshorts in Black is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable, classy and flattering! Ever since Madewell has changed their denim I've had to go from a 25 to a 24 (which is fine by me!) so considering that, if you haven't bought any Madewell denim since early autumn I would size down in these from what you usually wear. If you've purchased any of their new denim I would say it's very true to their new denim sizes. I'm 5'2", 115 pounds and now wear a 24 in all Madewell denim. These are super comfortable and flattering and don't yank at my thighs when I sit down. I would definitely recommend them!
Date published: 2014-02-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Needs a belt! I always have the issue of bottoms gaping in the back and these were no exception. I ordered a bunch of sale shorts because I was recently converted to Madewell denim (btw thank you, obsessed) however these were very large in the waist and are an odd length. The material is wonderfully comfortable and when worn with a belt I feel like they look fine. I'm definitely going to be trying to shrink them a bit in the dryer!
Date published: 2014-10-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love em I really love the denim boyshorts and have them in three different colors - white, black and planetarium. They do fit a bit loose in the waist, but that's the way I like them. They're a great length and not too tight in the thigh.
Date published: 2014-09-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sizing Issues If you've never ordered any Madewell denim, take my advice, and size down at least one number when you do. I usually wear a 26 in denim. Although I read the other reviews that suggested sizing down, I was a tad skeptical and ordered my regular size. The shorts were clearly far too big (in the waist and grion/front area), so those were returned. I ordered both a size 25 and 24, deciding to keep the latter. I liked the fit of the 25 better; however, I still had an issue with the bunching of the front portion of the pants, so I decided to keep the 24. The 24 is a little tight in the leg area.
Date published: 2014-08-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Super high rise I ordered these thinking they were similar to a pair I ordered a few years back (the denim 'midi' short). I know, I know, the name is different, but it looks exactly the same on the model. I ordered it final sale only to realize that these hit about 2 inches higher than my old ones (practically at my navel!). They also run big (I sized down one size based on reviews) so overall they look a bit frumpy. Since they were final sale, hopefully I'll learn to like them.
Date published: 2014-09-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Always Size down with these ones!! I am so excited to wear these! I used Madewell size guide and when they came they were huge!!!! Just massive! So I had to send them back, I ordered two sizes down and they were still way to big! I have to send them back again and get another two sizes down. That has been a bit frustrating. I know that they are going to be fantastic when the right size comes. They are very soft, and high quality!
Date published: 2014-03-28
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