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Patagonia Active Boy Shorts - Women's

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  • Tube construction eliminates side seams for streamlined comfort
  • Waistband lies flat and won't roll or bind, preventing irritation
  • Soft, stretchy leg openings are non-restrictive
  • Patagonia’s 2010 redesign provides improved fit and comfort
  • Easy care: machine wash and dry on cool temperature setting


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Patagonia Active Boy Shorts - Women's Specs
Best use
91% nylon/9% spandex
Moisture wicking
Quick drying

Patagonia Active Boy Shorts - Women's

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Rated 3.6111/5 based on 18 reviews
Rated 1out of5
by fromDon't stay in place I have the hipster version of these underwear and they are my favorite. I tried these and the legs roll up on the outside even when I just wear them under a skirt or to bed. I am 5'10'' 145 lbs, so I'm not a stick figure, but not large either. I have other boy short underwear that I LOVE, but these are a no go for me.
Date published: 2008-06-03
Rated 1out of5
by fromLove Patagonia, but not these! I really like my regular patagonia panties, but these were not good for my body type. I am 5'7", and 135 lbs, a size 6/8. I am not able to wear them at all, they are too uncomfortabe, as they ride up right away.
Date published: 2008-07-03
Rated 1out of5
by fromFor skinny minnies only! I tried these on in the store, and I cannot imagine anyone enjoying them if they have any butt whatosever. The back side is cut precisely the same as the front side, so there is ZERO extra room in the rear. I am by no means a "big" person (4'11" and 110 pounds) and it doesn't remotely cover the cheeks either from the top or the bottom. Instant wedgie!
Date published: 2009-07-25
Rated 2out of5
by fromNot for curvy ladies! I love patagonia underwear but these were extremely uncomfortable because I have a pretty womanly shape (as in big hips and meaty thighs) and where the tops of my thighs rub together, the boy shorts ride up and bunch up by the crotch. Not a good feeling. They do not stay in place well like other boy shorts undies I have. I wouldn't recommend these unless you're built like a 12 year old boy with legs that go straight down from your pelvis without touching eachother.
Date published: 2007-09-12
Rated 2out of5
by fromI also wanted to love these! These feel amazing - until I put on my pants. Then the legs roll up and feel bulky under my clothes. I've even tried wearing my most baggy pants and they still roll up. I'm not sure if it's just the friction or what. Similar to other reviewers, if you have stick straight legs, you may enjoy them. I have a very slim friend who loved them. She also wears skirts a lot of the time so maybe that's why. If you can, go try these on. You want to be able to wear them all the time when you spend so much on underwear!
Date published: 2007-10-30
Rated 2out of5
by fromsexy-yes, active-no If you are looking to buy these, chances are you want them for something active. I bought them for running and backpacking, but I may as well have bought some much cheaper from Victoria's Secret. They are cute and sexy, though they slide around a little. They are way too short and too low rise to be practical for active sports. There's not even enough length to them for them to "ride up". I have small hips and skinny legs. These are not for me. Sorry it's too late to return them.
Date published: 2011-01-24
Rated 3out of5
by fromI want to love these, but... These are SO comfy and look cute, but the legs ride up! It only bothers me because it makes them feel bulky under my pants. I love just lounging around the house in them though.
Date published: 2007-10-10
Rated 4out of5
by fromVery Comfortable I own a few pairs and have had them for years. They are still in perfect shape except for the Padagonia logo that's coming off, which is normal for a screen print. If you love boy shorts, you will love these, they are so comfortable. I haven't gotten a single wedgie with these at all! They wash great, I usually line dry them, but I'm sure they would do great in the dryer as well.
Date published: 2008-12-01

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