Men's 9" ShakeDry Cargo Board Shorts
My husband really enjoyed the length of these shorts. Not too short, and not too long. Just were a little larger than expected around the waist, so we sent back for a smaller size.
June 26, 2014
Comfortable, looks good, and quality features.
I prefer a pair of "water shorts" for my summer days because I can be in and out of the pool all day, yet it appears a bit more dressy than traditional swim trunks, should I need to run a few erands in town. Very functional !
I appreciate the quality zipper fly in front. (I think velcro is over-rated and don't really care for it much on my clothing) Also, I like the rear pocket because it also features a real zipper closure and is large
enough to accomodate a typical man's wallet.
I would have given this product 5 stars, except for one minor oversight: The inside mesh liner should
be black, instead of the more noticeable white.
June 23, 2014
Bought for trip to Hawaii; now live in them
Bought two pair (different colors for variety) for our 30th Anniversary trip to Maui, Hawaii. It was awesome to be able to swim in them (very comfortable mesh lining plus an elastic waist band) but also without needing to change to go somewhere with shorts.
They are built well, fit great but while they look dry immediately when you get out of the water, they still take a bit to dry (they do dry faster than a swimsuit however)..
Now, back and home, I wear live in these shorts, e.g. I work at home so most every day I wear them, I wear them at church, at the rec center working out, in restaurants, when hiking, when traveling when flying in the day before a customer meeting).
Very multi-purpose.Multiple colors gives variety. I recently ordered two more pair in one size smaller as I'm losing weight and don't want to be without these shorts!
Two small things to be aware of:
* If you happen to twist the narrow belt and buckle it backwards it will be hard to get the buckle open. After doing that a couple of times, I now just check to see that the longer part of the buckle is on the outside before I buckle it and it always works.
* I'd prefer if LandsEnd's $5/two day shipping meant they shipping the same day if earlier enough in the day. LE's order processing seems to take 2-3 days so your $5/two day shipping means you'll get it in 4-5 days.
I'm so used to Amazon prime where when I place an order by x time of the day I'll receive it two days later period. They expedite the orders on their side. Unfortunately LandsEnd doesn't do that.
That being said, these are awesome shorts/swimwear and just be sure to allow some extra time when ordering if you're leaving on a trip fairly soon.
June 22, 2014
I found these to be waaay too small in my regular size. I am exchanging for a larger size. I am finding more and more that sizing is pretty much random and you never know what you're going to get. Good pockets.
June 13, 2014
Excellent Product but too big in the seat. Should come in size Small
I liked these shorts enough to buy a second pair. My only problem is the fit. I have a 33 inch waist so size Medium fits me fine in the waist. However, they are much too big, and hence baggy, in the seat. The size dimension table indicates that the waist in Medium measures 32 in. relaxed and 41 in. expanded. So the obvious solution for me would be a size Small, which would have a corresponding waist size of 28-30, with a range of 28 relaxed to 37 expanded, so my 33 inch waist would fall in the middle of the range and the seat would be correspondingly smaller. But for some reason, this product is not offered in a size Small. I'm sure that would make them popular with men of my size and smaller.
May 30, 2014
These are swim trunks
These probably ought to be labelled swim trunks rather than shorts. The belt and webbing are clearly swim trunks not shorts.
May 25, 2014
Not bad, but could be better
Good fit, but definitely some cost cutting. Agree with previous comment preferring black liner, and liner could offer a little more support--possibly a complete liner with a "fly" opening like underwear briefs.
Also, the belt and buckle are kind of flimsy--definitely need an upgrade here.
Would also welcome a 10" inseam.
March 22, 2014
Good fit, great comfort
My husband loved the model prior to this year's model. On the plus side, the look is trimmer and more flattering. On the negative side, the liner has been changed from black to white. White is just impractical. The drain holes at the waist visibly show the white, it will probably change color (yuck), and it's not an improvement over the old black liner. The belt is also slimmer and the plastic click lock is smaller. Minor points to be sure. We would pay a bit more for the black liner and for a more substantial belt (and likely longer lasting). These are wonderful shorts overall!
March 15, 2014
Husband loves these!
My husband wore two pairs of these around for a week on a cruise that we just returned from. He didn't need to change into nice pants after swimming, either -- he looked stylish wearing his rashguard and these board shorts. His only complaint was that they didn't dry out near as quickly as the description lead him to believe. I wouldn't say they are shake-dry -- more like 30-45 minutes dry.... He loves them though!
February 9, 2014
This is such a wonderful product, I bought one in November and it did what it was suppose to .... quick dry and yes it dried quick, aside they are great for everyday use. So I went ahead and got another one.
Highly recommend it!
January 18, 2014