These shorts are soft and comfortable to move around in. The material feels thick and durable. I hope they last a long time. The 5.5 length is just right for me being 5'3" . Sits just below mid-thigh. All around happy with my purchase!
I love all my other Bearbottom products, but this one, sadly, fell short for me. I like the length and the fit and the style, plus it is quite comfortable. But the fabric is a dirt magnet. I got the black color and even after coming out of the wash it shows residues and lint. It has a peachy finish which initially I thought I would like but it very quickly ends up looking dingy and dusty as you wear throughout the day. This peachy finish also gets clammy when you sweat (I live in a hot climate, so this not desirable). Another (potentially strange) complaint, but the sound of the shorts is abrasive: they make a noticable "swish, swish" noise when you walk which I don't love. Still like Bearbottom but I think these shorts need a bit of an update.
Thanks for the review, Caleb! We appreciate your feedback and will pass this over to our product development team!
Solid as expected. Doesn’t use any weird materials, no weird pocket placements.
The only slightest knock is occasionally I’ll get a “swishing” noise as the material rubs together. But it’s not enough to stop me from buying another pair.
I bought the Alto and these (Chino) style shorts both in black to see which one I wanted. I ended up keeping both because they fit great, feel great, and the color black is perfect. I got the M 7in inseam, I'm 5'9 175
Wearing them now for the first time. Comfy and casual and lightweight and breathable and trendy. All the right parts for a cool short.