More Flattering, Less Functional

Verified Buyer Reviewed by Polly Prissypants from Jacksonville, FL on Wednesday, August 1, 2012
When these shorts arrived, I was disappointed because they didn't really look like the photo. I expected something cut more like gym shorts. When I put them on, I was very disappointed because they're cut so much closer to the body than Original Gs. The wonderfully deep side pockets are shallower, too.

After I wore them for a walk, I felt a little better about them; they are comfortable. They look durable and have washed well. The pockets are O.K. Ultimately I still prefer the Original Gs, though.

I recommend them if you're willing to sacrifice some of the functionality of the originals for a more flattering cut.
  • Best Uses: Camping, Dog walking, Running/Hiking
  • Cons: Shallower pockets
  • Describe Yourself: Casual/ Recreational
  • Length: Feels true to length
  • Pros: Breathable, Comfortable, Dries Quickly, High-Quality Material and Stitching, Lightweight, Lots of pockets
  • Waist: Feels true to size
  • Was this a gift?: No
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