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Bistro Short

WJ032
$68.00

Cut from the same soft cotton stretch as our famous Bistro Crops, our shorter length shorts can be dressed up for dinner or pared back for the beach. Catch a new multi-stripe, a bright floral and two beautiful broderies for Summer.

  • 97% cotton 3% elastane
  • Machine washable
  • Fitted through waist and hip
  • Length finishes at mid thigh
  • Belt loops
  • Button fastening at centre front waist with zipped fly
  • Front and back pockets
  • Sits below natural waist
  • Petite 3¾"/9.5cm Regular 4½"/12cm Long 5½"/14cm
  • Imported
Body Measurements  (inches)
US24681012141618
Waistup to 2525-26½27-2828½-3030½-3232½-3434½-36½37-3939½-41
Hipup to 33½33½-3535½-3737½-3939½-4141½-4343½-45½46-4848½-51
Garment Measurement  (inches)
 2 PET2 R4 PET4 R4 L6 PET6 R6 L8 PET
Inside leg454564564
Waist circumference282829½29½29½31313132¾
Hip circumference33¾33¾35½35½35½37½37½37½39½
Front rise9999
Back rise13¼13¾13¾14¼14¼1414½14½14½
Thigh circumference22½22½23½23½23½24½24½24½25½
Leg hem circumference20¾20¾21¾21¾21¾22¾22¾22¾23¾
 8 R8 L10 PET10 R10 L12 R12 L14 R14 L
Inside leg564565656
Waist circumference32¾32¾34½34½34½373739½39½
Hip circumference39½39½41½41½41½444446¾46¾
Front rise101010½10½10¾10¾
Back rise15151515½15½161616¾16¾
Thigh circumference25½25½26¾26¾27¾2930¼29½29½
Leg hem circumference23¾23¾24¾24¾24¾262627½27½
 16 R16 L18 L
Inside leg566
Waist circumference41¾41¾44
Hip circumference48½48½51
Front rise11¼11¼11¾
Back rise17½17½18
Thigh circumference323334½
Leg hem circumference28¾28¾30

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4.4

(based on 47 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (41)
  • Great design (37)
  • Well made (29)
  • Durable (24)
  • Practical (18)

Cons

  • Poor fit (4)

Best Uses

  • Casual wear (45)
  • Night out (11)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      81% 

      (35 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic dresser (22), Casual dresser (15), Trendy/stylish dresser (9)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (27), Style driven (18)

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5.0

Stylish and tailored

By CarolinaGirl

from NC

About Me Classic Dresser

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Great Design
  • Practical
  • Retains Shape
  • Well Made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Wear

    Love these! They are right on trend and wonderfully tailored. Just a note about size - I have and love the bistro short in the navy stripes too, but those run a tad roomier. These are definitely more snug in the same size, but fit perfectly. So, I don't recommend sizing down in the eyelet style. Otherwise, I am very pleased!

    • Age:
    • 35-44 yrs old
    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style Driven
     
    5.0

    great fit and quality

    By KinderCo

    from Colorado

    About Me Casual Dresser

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Great Design
    • Retains Shape
    • Well Made

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Night Out

      I love these shorts. Great fit, very classic look.

      • Age:
      • 45-54 yrs old
      • Comfort vs Style:
      • Comfort Driven
       
      4.0

      great short

      By kfray

      from Atlanta GA

      About Me Casual Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Great Design

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear
        • Night Out

        great length. not to short but also not too long. you could dress this up or down with the top and the shoes.

        • Age:
        • 45-54 yrs old
        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Comfort vs Style:
        • Comfort Driven
         
        5.0

        lovely shorts

        By Elena

        from Seattle

        About Me Casual Dresser

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Great Design
        • Well Made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Wear

          These shorts are pricey, but really worth it. I got flower design - they were sold out so quickly but I was lucky enough to get them when they came back for a short period of time.
          Can't wait for warmer weather to wear them!

          • Age:
          • 35-44 yrs old
          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Comfort vs Style:
          • Style Driven
           
          4.0

          Love the flowers!

          By Lararich

          from Washington, D.C.

          About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Retains Shape
          • Well Made
          • Wrinkle Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Casual Wear
            • Night Out

            These shorts are the cutest floral pattern ever! Even though the fit wasn't perfect, I couldn't bring myself to return them. I am 5'4", curvy, and usually wear a 6 on top and an 8 on bottoms at boden. Finding the correct size of these drove me crazy, but I ended up keeping the 10R. The 8 was snug at the top of the thigh, the 10P fit well and loosely (which is how I like my shorts), but were just a little short for a 42 year old mom of 3. The 10R was nice and loose in the hip and thigh, but was too big in the waist, which left that big gap in the back. The length is perfect, however. I am keeping them, but having the waist taken in about 5 inches. I am hard to fit on bottoms anyway, with a 12" difference between my waist and hip measurements, but it was especially apparent in these shorts. So, I am keeping them, but with issues.

            • Age:
            • 35-44 yrs old
            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Comfort vs Style:
            • Style Driven
             
            4.0

            Fun color and good price

            By Linda A.

            from New Hampshire

            About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Great Design

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear

              I think these shorts will be a great addition to my summer wardrobe. I LOVE color, and though I am a "mature" woman, I don't think these shorts are too flashy even for women of a certain age. They have a nice little bit of stretch, and the fabric feels light and comfortable.

              • Age:
              • 45-54 yrs old
              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Comfort vs Style:
              • Comfort Driven

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great Structure, Ran Big

              By Gal In PA

              from PA

              About Me Trendy/Stylish Dresser

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Great Design
              • Practical

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear

                I ordered these in Tall…in the paisley print and the stripe. I was sent one in tall and one in regular (that seems to happen A LOT with Boden, especially when the items are shipped from the UK)… Anyway, I did not notice a difference AT ALL between the 2. However, they ran a full size too big on me. And I am ALWAYS true to size. I am exchanging them for the correct size, but the stripe is on backorder for 9 weeks…I decided not to wait that long. I like them, but in 9 weeks, I think I will find others that I like just as well! I would recommend these, but if you are between sizes, order down. If you are debating between tall and regular, in my opinion, it does not matter, as there was not much of a difference!

                • Age:
                • 35-44 yrs old
                • Sizing:
                • Feels too large
                • Comfort vs Style:
                • Style Driven
                 
                4.0

                Fun print

                By California Girl

                from Santa Cruz

                About Me Casual Dresser

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Practical

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear

                  While I do not usually like bold prints, I bought the floral print on a whim and fell in love! I wear a size 6 in Boden and found these to fit true to size, and to be a good length (I'm 5'3"). Unfortunately it hasn't been quite warm enough to wear shorts yet.

                  • Age:
                  • 35-44 yrs old
                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Comfort vs Style:
                  • Comfort Driven
                   
                  5.0

                  Fit like a dream

                  By Docmom

                  from Broomfield, CO

                  About Me Classic Dresser

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Great Design
                  • Well Made

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear

                    These shorts are so comfortable and feel great. The material is substantial. I also love the pattern. There are very cute pockets in the back that make them flattering. I am a straight body type 5' 6" and 125 lbs and the size 4 fit like it was made for me. Love these so much that even though they are pricey I may get another pair!

                    • Age:
                    • 45-54 yrs old
                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Comfort vs Style:
                    • Comfort Driven

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Good quality but runs big

                    By reh10989

                    from Kentucky

                    About Me Casual Dresser

                    See all my reviews

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Well Made

                    Cons

                    • Poor Fit

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear

                    The material is very nice and heavy which lends these shorts a very tailored look that can be dressed up or down. I would have loved to keep them, but they were HUGE! I am always a true size 16 in all other brands but these shorts ran more like a size 20 than a size 16.

                    • Age:
                    • 25-34 yrs old
                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels too large
                    • Comfort vs Style:
                    • Comfort Driven

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