Summer is in full swing with the heat wave going on.  It’s times like this that I’m glad that I live in a dryer climate.  With all this heat, shorts are an essential.  These are 7 For All Mankind Carlie Cut Off Shorts with Embroidered Artisan Pockets.

I have practically been living in these shorts since I got them for several reasons.  For one, they go with just about everything.  The color, Classic Vintage Blue, is a medium blue wash with fading on the rear and front with whiskering.  The front and back pockets and waistband are also lightly destroyed.  What stands out a bit more with these shorts is the front pockets.  There’s a gold and light blue embroidered design lining the inner front pockets, which I love.  The hem is frayed and a bit flared (24 inch leg opening) giving these a more relaxed fit.  I’d say these run about a size large.  I probably should have gone down a size in these.

Made of 98% cotton and 2% spandex, these shorts have a very comfortable fit.  They do stretch out some with wear, so keep that in mind when choosing your size.  The side outer legs have a 2 ½ inch slit, which adds to the flare on the leg opening.  The rear pockets are simple with no design other than some distress and the 7 For All Mankind signature label on the right pocket.

I love the length on these shorts.  They’re the exact length that I prefer in shorts.  With a 4 inch inseam, they’re short enough to allow the legs to look elongated, but not too short as to make me feel self-conscious.  The rise measurement is 8 ½ inches.

Washing instructions are:  Turn inside out, machine wash cold separately, do not bleach, tumble dry low, iron when needed, or dry clean.

Buy Carlie Cut Off Short With Embroidered Artisan Pockets In Classic Vintage Blue on sale now at 7 For All Mankind.


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