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These are OK shorts. I like the cut and fit of them a lot, but needed to size up to a 36 waist for them to fit me (in most other shorts I'm a 34). A standard 2" belt will fit in the loops no problem. They're made of a non-breathable polyester material, so get pretty hot and sweaty if you're wearing them in warm weather, and the material starts to pill faster than any shorts I've ever had before - they were pilling after the first wash. They seem to be a thick material so hopefully they'll last a while.
As other reviewers have noted, these are sized a little small. I would recommend as the others do, buy a size larger than what you typically wear and you will likely receive a pair that fits great. These shorts are very lightweight and breathable which is a huge plus. I like longer shorts and these fit my liking to a tee. At 5'10" and wear I generally wear my pants, these sit about an inch to an inch and a half below my knee cap. Perfect.
These aren't 5 stars in my opinion only because:
1. I think they are slightly overpriced. Yes you are buying a quality product but at $25 a pair, they are a bit salty for my liking. If these were priced in the $15-18 range, I would be much more satisfied, and would certainly purchase more pairs.
2. When you order these from amazon they ship (at least mine did) in "economy packaging" which equates to a thin plastic bag. Absolutely no problem there, i'm all about low cost packaging, the only problem was they have an odor to them. By odor I mean they straight up stink. I had to wash them twice before I was comfortable wearing them. I say this because I don't know if it's the straight from the factory plastic bag packaging that caused it or if I just got a funky smelling pair. It's worth noting.
All in all, they are a pretty good buy. A little cheaper and no smell and I would have rated at 5 stars for a quality product.
I really love these shorts. They fit right and have a good length. Finding cargo shorts that aren't too baggy and a good knee length has been a little challenging for me.
I have three cons. First, the front pockets are shallower than I would like and, consequently, their opening is a little small. Second, the cargo pockets keep getting caught on the cabinet handles in my kitchen and I know I'm going to rip or break something soon because of them. Third, I would like larger belt loops to accommodate wider belts.