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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 jean shorts are definitely on the sexy side. This pair has patch pockets and a button front for a '70s vibe.
  • Monogramming now available for US customers: To have this item embroidered with up to nine letters (initials, a pet's nickname, your hometown) for $10, please call 866 544 1937—FYI, we love red or navy thread with denim.
  • Cotton/elastane premium denim from Italy's Candiani mill.
  • A bright, vintage-inspired wash with a hand-distressed finish.
  • Antique silver buttons, tonal stitching.
  • True to size, fixed waistband.
  • 4" inseam.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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High-Rise Denim Shorts: Button-Front Edition

High-Rise Denim Shorts: Button-Front Edition is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 15.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new favorites I bought these in my usual 24 and found them to be slightly roomy for a high waisted fit. I ordered the 23 online (because they don't carry them in store?) and they are absolute perfection! Super comfortable. Love the button up. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite summer shorts! These shorts are perfect for Summer. Short but not too short, and the pocket placement on the back is perfection. The 70s vibe of these make them fun & super trendy. I would buy more colors if they were available. I'm 5'6", 135 lbs, and went with my regular size. The 27 is absolutely perfect! I highly recommend these & can't wait to wear them all summer long!
Date published: 2016-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from True to size I love these shorts! I ordered a size down from what I normally do because a couple of the other reviews said they run big. I would say that these are actually true to size if you are going for the relaxed fit that is shown in the picture. The size down still fit me but it looked a bit more "bootylicious" .. just had a different sexier feel instead of the casual relaxed look in the picture. I still like them a lot so keeping the smaller size as they are super flattering.
Date published: 2016-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the price I've never paid this much for shorts before but these feel like they're worth it. I'm five foot 3, 110 pounds, with a really small waist. I usually wear a 26 in denim but at Madewell I'm a solid 25. These fit really nice and hit me right at the belly button. The denim feels like its high quality.
Date published: 2016-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dope shorts These shorts are awesome! They are so soft and comfortable that they almost feel like they are pajama shorts. I wish they came in a smaller size as they seem to run slightly big. Oh well, I love them all the same.
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 70's chic style with a modern edge So happy to purchase these, have been on the look out for the classic 70's style shorts, they are perfect, so glad they run slightly large to give it that extra room since they are high-waisted.
Date published: 2016-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect denim shorts! Classic and vintage! This is the first denim piece I bought from Madewell and I was very impressed by the quality. The high-rise and front button give a classic, vintage and unique style. Right length and color wash. Perfect for summer. Most sizes are always sold out online but if you keep checking back I noticed some sizes will come back in very limited quantity so you need to place the order quickly. I am normally a 26 in other denim brands but find 25 in this short perfect fit.
Date published: 2016-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great summer staple! I bought these shorts on a whim, after seeing them online. They are the perfect high-waisted pair of summer shorts. The buttons and pockets make them a little different from your average pair of denim shorts. I am usually a 26 in Madewell denim and due to other reviews, went with 25. They are a perfect fit! They are a great length as well and seems to pair well with everything.
Date published: 2016-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love these shorts! They fit big however, but that did not stop me from buying a second pair. I adore these shorts! They fit big, yet still well. They are definitely made well and I love how I can pair it with any shirt. I love that I can dress it up with the turnable tee shirt and a blazer. I can also keep it casual with the marble sweater. Totally adorable! I even bought two pairs.
Date published: 2016-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute and retro. Love the retro vibe of the shorts. Love all the details: the exposed buttons, patch pockets, and high waist. Can't wait for the weather to be warm enough to wear them!
Date published: 2016-03-10
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