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Terribly awkward fit.
The new design of these shorts is mind-boggling. They fit awkwardly, ride up in the front & or back within 10 steps. The pockets are too small for my phone. Just awful. I don't have a Patagonia store within 5 hours of me, so I can't return to a store for free. I have to pay $5 to return by mail. Unfair.
We're sorry to hear that the fit and revised design on these has been disappointing. We welcome a return under our Ironclad Guarantee and we'll reach out to you by email to further assist you. A possible alternate product could be our [Women's Outdoor Everyday Shorts](https://www.patagonia.com/product/womens-outdoor-everyday-shorts-4-inch/57456.html) which has also has a relaxed fit, similar inseam and fabric (with 5% spandex for a bit of stretch) plus bigger pockets for more storage. Thanks for taking the time to send us a review, Nadine!
Love walking my dog in these. I am normally a size 6 - 8, but had to get a large. There is no stretch to these for someone who has a lot of their weight in their mid section and hips. Love the color, love the comfy baggy feel. No other shorts like this! Recommend, but order a size up if you are more pear shape
Way smaller than I expected.
Love the color, fabric is different but ok I suppose. If you are a tall (5'10") curvy gal like me, I'd most definitely recommend sizing up. I got an XL and they are so tight on my thighs and bum, so I can't even wear them :(
Thank you so much for writing this review and we are very sorry to hear about the sizing and fit issues you've encountered with this product. Please know that you are more than welcome to [return or exchange](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) your item as we want you to be completely satisfied with all of your Patagonia purchases. In the meantime, please rest assured that we will be passing this feedback along to our Product Design Team.
Baggies best ever
I love my baggies. Live in them. Read reviews of this season, i sized down from L because 10% body weight loss. Love that these are more fitted and the material is lighter, softer and the stitching and pockets feel neater. I ordered 3 colors and would order more, as they are my favorite after 7 years ordering.
2023 batch of baggies
I have several pair of Patagonia baggies 5 inches from past years. Size medium. They are wonderful. Comfortable, fit very well, very durable, for every day where. But this new batch of 2023 baggies brand so large that my regular mediums are loose in the waist band and very baggy in the sides to the point they look like dresses. Please go back to th... Read Moree former sizing, so that we can rely on getting our normal size and fit from these wonderful shorts. I had to send two pair back, because they were much too large for my regular size medium.
Needed to exchange for a different size and accidently changed to the wrong size again! Called customer support and the assistant was awesome, they quickly fixed my mistake and sent asking the correct size. Shorts themselves are terrific, my wife prefers the 5" to the 2.5" but has with both several times now. Very comfortable and look g... Read Morereat too.
Do not be fooled by the redesigned fit
The redesigned fit of this shirt is horrible. They fit in the waist, but the band doesnt stretch to go over hips. The legs are parachute-like. Last years baggies were nothing like this. These are both too big and too small at the same time. Such a disappointment! If you have no curves at all, size down and they might work fine for you.
Thank you for sharing this feedback, Christi; this is very helpful to our designers and also other customers. We're glad to see you're returning these, and we hope we can do better by you in the future.
I love these shorts- super versatile, easy to move around in, and an adjustable fit! The one note I will mention is that they are a lighter green than I initially expected. Think of something between khaki and army green. I ended up liking the color even more than the color I was expecting, but its nice to know!
I bought a size larger
I bought a size larger bc I really like the baggy look. I am long-waisted and wish the rise were higher but bc the shorts are so baggy, they are still very comfortable. I like to wear them when I am hanging around at home. The material is nice and light, and the colors are unusual.
Comfortable and good-looking
I got these in orange and love the color and the lightweight fabric. I most recently wore them for hiking in a highly vegetated area and they held up well to thorns, etc. It's true that they are a bit hard to pull over the hips, but when I tried a smaller size as recommended by some reviewers, they were too small. Once you get them on they fee... Read Morel great.
I bought theses Baggies as a birthday gift for my friend, who is skeptical of my devotion to the products AND principles of Patagonia, an obviously high end outfitter. The shorts fit perfectly, in her usual size, are instantly comfortable, and so cool (literally) for a Maine camp vacation in unprecedented heat. In and out of the water, up and down ... Read Moremountains, you only need ONE pair of shorts. Baggie are awesome.
Can one own too many Baggies!?
I have been a huge fan of these shorts since I received my first pair in 2018, which I still wear and love. I probably own upwards of seven or eight pairs now, and truthfully, they are the only shorts I wear. At the beach, in the water, on the trail, or just casually, I hope to be buried in a pair of these shorts someday. The rest of my collection ... Read Morecan be given away for someone else to enjoy, because they will surely last.
They are baggie, thus very comfortable. Wish they had a small pocket below the side slit pocket. My phone falls out when I bend over
We appreciate your feedback, Karen! You may like our very similar [Outdoor Everyday Short](https://www.patagonia.com/product/womens-outdoor-everyday-shorts-4-inch/57456.html) for the relaxed fit, nylon blend fabric, and extra pockets.
I have been on the hunt for casual hiking/camp shorts for some time now. I was hopeful that these would fit but even with the recent size increase, they still are too small. Id really like to see Patagonia extend their sizes even more to include more plus size women. Im dying to own these shorts and would buy every single color.
Hi Abbie! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We really appreciate your feedback here on our sizing, and we're sorry to hear that we aren't currently carrying the sizes you seek. We have no doubt that people of all sizes have a love for the outdoors and sustainable practices, and we would like to expand our brand to better reflect that-- extended sizing is definitely a priority as our brand grows. Each season we add more depth in sizing to dozens of new and existing styles in our line, so you can be sure that we'll continue to add more options in the future. We are moving in the right direction, albeit slowly, and your feedback is highly valuable toward this goal.
Baggies are the bomb
These are my second pair of baggies. I got some old black ones second-hand last year. This time I got like a khaki color that was on sale. The current newer model has more flattering side seams. I love both of them. They are absolutely versatile and great for travel. They have elastic waistband but don't look like youre wearing a diaper. They ... Read Moredry quickly if you put them on over a swimsuit. They are worth the price but even better on sale!
I like the shorts very much I brought 3 pairs but the waist always feels tight and cord does not adjust/loosen the pairs.
Hi Marilouise, thank you for sharing this review. We hope you'll continue to like these shorts, but if that waist issue turns out to be a deal breaker please keep in mind you're welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) them.
New 2023 version is just terrible.
Wow these USED to be my favorite shorts of all time. The new 2023 version feels way cheaper and not high quality at all. I expect high quality from Patagonia (along with paying $$$ for it) and these thin and poorly cut shorts are not it. The pockets are no longer lined with the shorts material and are smaller in capacity. The fabric is much much th... Read Moreinner as well. Even the elastic on the waist feels as though it is cheaper in quality. The cut will most likely not fit anyone with a normal to bigger back side. I am disappointed in Patagonia changing these previously amazing shorts.
We're so sorry to hear you were disappointed with the revisions to these shorts, Iz! We want you to be happy with all your Patagonia gear, so we're reaching out to you about return options.
These shorts are very large for a size L. How do I exchange them?
Hi Stephanie, we're very sorry to hear that sizing didn't meet your expectations for the Baggies Shorts. You can begin a [free exchange ](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html)by following this link to our Returns page.
Did a man design these? It feels like a man designed these.
Wow. I mean this new cut is terrible. These used to be my everyday, go-to, never wanted to take them off shorts. I was in REI the other day and grabbed three new pairs and can't believe how awful they are now. So so tight around the hips and butt, absolutely no stretch in the waistband so I have to yank them up over my butt. The waistband is t... Read Moreoo big because there's no elastic but I can't size down because then I couldn't even get them up. So uncomfortable! I am so incredibly disappointed in these but I bought THREE of them. ugh! I used to wear these hiking, camping, to the store, everywhere and now I don't even want to wear them around the house. Sorry y'all, you might want to find some different and way better shorts.
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and we are incredibly sorry to hear about the fit issues you encountered with our Baggies Shorts. Please know that you are more than welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) them at any time as we want you to be completely happy with all of your Patagonia purchases. In the meantime, we will be passing along these fit comments to our Product Design Team.
2023 version changed for the worse
I've been wearing baggies for years and love the shorts despite some of the wonkiness of the fit. Thanks to Patagonia's great gear warranty I was able to replace an old pair that were ripped pretty badly on a river rock, and I have to say the latest version of the women's baggies are a downgrade in terms of quality and fit. The 2023 ... Read Moreversion are smaller than the 2021 version, the fit is weirder, and the fabric is quite different IMO. Patagonia historically SUCKS at making clothes to fit women with any sort of butt or hips, and the latest version of these shorts is such a strange fit. The waist fits fine, but the hips and leg holes are smaller and less baggy! The material is also thinner, less nylon-y, and more fabric-y feeling if that makes sense. I will still wear these shorts because they are so good for hiking and swimming, but I am sad they don't live up to past versions of the short.
Fit is too straight
I don't know what changed in the fit of the baggies in the past 2 years, but I was so sad to received my new pair and realize what a slim fit they are. I am definitely on the curvier side, but my older large baggies have always fit me very loose and comfortably. These are definitely built for a straighter body type. Please bring back the old f... Read Moreit, or make a more body-inclusive alternative for folks with wider hips/thighs!!!
LOVE THE UPDATE
Baggies have been my go-to active short for years. I wanted a new pair for an upcoming bikepacking trip and instantly recognized the design had been updated, without knowing that ahead of time. Better, deeper pockets and a much more flattering fit for the women's version. They still feel like classic baggies, just with some much appreciated im... Read Moreprovements.
Waist too tight, fabric too baggy
I have five other pairs of baggies, most recently one purchased six months ago, and they always fit right. This time, these don't seem like a Patagonia product at all. The waist is too tight, and the rest of the shorts are too short and loose. I need to return it. Please advise.
Hey Deborah, thanks for the review. We're sorry to hear that the fit is not working out. We recently updated the fit of our Baggies in Spring '22. You're welcome to begin a return on [this page](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html). If you're looking for some Baggies with the previous fit, we recommend browsing our Worn Wear website.
Cute but not the right fit
I want to love these shorts! I'm in between sizes. The medium looks good when on, but is hard to pull over my hips, and is not long enough to sit properly over my hip bones. It causes some constriction when lifting my knee high, and when squatting, and bunching in the front that doesn't look right. The large is too baggy, and still sits f... Read Moreunny on my waist. For reference my measurements are 29" waist, 41" hips. I have an slim/athletic build, flat stomach, hourglass shape, they just barely fit around my hips when pulling on. The sizing is off, and doesn't match my body type at all. I would love to see a high waisted short in 5", and I would be so happy.
Thank you for sharing this detailed feedback on the fit issues you experienced, Alana. This is helpful to other customers when making decisions and also to our design team. We're sorry the fit wasn't right for you! If you haven't done so already please feel free to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) them; we want you to be happy with everything you get from us!
What happened to the waist and the front pooch?
I have a pair of baggies that are a medium and probably 6 years old, I love them but I have yet to find a pair to replace them. I would be a medium for sure but its like ripping finger nails when trying to pull these past my hips! And then when you finally tear your skin off and can synch them back to fit your waist, they have this incredible way o... Read Moref poofing up in the front lower abdomen and they look like when you walk into the pool and your boardshorts fill up!
Thank you for sharing this feedback, Devon! It's immensely helpful to both other customers and our designers. We're so sorry these shorts were a disappointment! If you haven't done so already please feel free to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) them if you wish.
Back pocket please Patagonia!
These are my go to shorts. I love the durability and fit and length (Im 5 11, so these hit perfect). But why oh why oh why do the mens shorts have a back pocket and the womens do not? Patagonia, you guys are better than this :) might actually try the mens for my next pair.
So I ended up with a large after exchanging my medium at the store. The medium fits like a small. The large fit much better but ended up being a little loose in the waist, which is fine, but the sizing is definitely off. Even the employee at the store made a comment about how bad the sizing is at Patagonia. I dont know who is measuring these but th... Read Moreeyre doing a bad job. The shorts look nice and Im excited to wear them but the sizing guide is WRONG. If you get these shorts definitely size up. I have a more muscular build and weigh 160lbs at 5 foot 7 and wear a medium or small in EVERY other brand.
Really like the material of these shorts as I use them for swimming with a swim shirt. They breathe well and dry quickly. The sizing was odd as I first thought I may need an XL (I run between a 12 and 14). But they were way too baggy and big. So I went with a L and find them more narrow than I expected. Kept them regardless but the difference betwe... Read Moreen the two sizes was disproportionate.
Hate these shorts!
I love Patagonia clothes and was excited to try their shorts but am extremely disappointed. The shorts do not move with you or stretch at all. The waistband has completely warped after just a few wears and the material is very uncomfortable and they ride up when running or hiking. I splurged on the cost of these shorts and I will never wear them be... Read Morecause of the discomfort. Very disappointed.
We're sorry to hear these shorts were a disappointment for you! Thank you for this feedback, Minette; we will reach out to you about [returning](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) them if you wish.
This is my second time writing this review. The first time, I never received a confirmation email which is funny because I submitted another review for a different product, and that came through just fine. First, these shorts were perfect when I tried the perennial purple in store in size small, my usual size. Bought those and had to order the Su... Read Moremac Red online since the small wasn't in stock. What I received in the mail was a pair of shorts that were slightly tighter around the waist and hips, and my husband noticed one leg was longer than the other. I looked in the mirror and sure enough, the right side of the shorts were longer by a couple of centimeters. I am surprised by the low quality control for Patagonia and the weird sizing in not just shorts but for the Women's clothing in general. I had to buy a size Large in their women's t-shirt recently and I am 5'6"/27" waist/38" hips/130 lbs/34B bra size... Highly irregular sizing.
Quality control is lacking
These shorts are great when they are made correctly. I tried on the perennial purple color in store, in my usual size small, and they fit perfectly so I bought them. They didn't have another color I wanted in my size so I ordered them online. Got them in the mail and was disappointed in the fit. It was tighter around the stomach, and around th... Read Moree groin area. Tried on the purple for comparison to make sure it wasnt me feeling bloated, and sure enough the purple felt exactly as when I tried them on in the store. The second pair I bought was tighter. Then my husband noticed one leg was longer than the other by a few centimeters. It was noticeable in the mirror too and normally if I don't feel it, I dont mind it but this was too much. Come on, Patagonia. What happened to your quality?
Hi Kayla! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We're very sorry to hear you noticed a difference in fit between one color to the other. We understand how disappointing that is, and we'd encourage you to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) the second pair. We'll share this feedback with our design team to look into further.
Hard to find the right size
I have had Patagonia Baggies for years and have always worn a medium but bought a pair from the store during Covid without trying them on and they were quite a bit tighter than my old baggies so I decided it was time to move up a size. I ordered these ones in a large and they are so big I cant keep them on even when they are tied super tight. Im ki... Read Morend of at a loss as I cant do all the activities I love in the mediums but the larges wont stay on. Im not sure if there was a significant design change recently as my old mediums fit great and are a staple of all my outdoor activities.
We're sorry to hear that the newest pair of Baggies isn't working for you. The Women's 5" Baggies have had several slight design revisions since 2017, so it's very possible that your previous pair is different from the current design. The size chart and reading other reviews can help to select the best size for you, but our Customer Service team is also happy to provide any measurements and tips. Your purchase is absolutely covered by our [Ironclad Guarantee](https://help.patagonia.com/s/article/Ironclad-Guarantee) and we will reach out to you by email to further assist. Thanks so much for taking the time to send us a review, Devin!
Comfy and Functional
I sized up from a medium to a large to get that right loose but comfortable fit. The material is light weight and comfortable on the skin, the pockets are a game changer, and the length is great on my 5 10 legs to be appropriate but still short for the hot weather. Will be keeping an eye on sales to buy more pairs!
Doesnt fit right
I purchased the orange and the bluesh color in small and the bluesh fit ok but the orange feels like is defective, I changed them to a Medium and they are too big, baggie in the front and the back is too small. In my opinion these should be more stretchy and they look like people with a butt cannot wear these. They should look into this and make th... Read Moreem different. I really like them but they do not fit good.
Hey Johana, thank you for the review. We're sorry to hear that the fit on our Baggies aren't working well for you. We recently redesigned these to improve the fit, we're sorry to hear that isn't the case for you. We'll share your feedback with the design team. If you'd like to begin a return, [click here](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html).
Sizing is off
I am a size 12 and normally wear a Large. I wanted them to be a bit baggy so I sized up to an XL. I was really excited to use these for backpacking this summer. Unfortunately, I they were still too tight and I had to return them. Just know, if you have curves/hips/butt you'll probably want to size up more than you think.
The perfect shorts - ruined!
Sadly Patagonia has destroyed what was an almost perfect pair of shorts. They used to have a cute back yoke and pockets that sat at the seam. Now the yoke is gone and the pockets have been moved forward. They look like cheap men's swim shorts - all the touches that made them look and feel feminine have been removed! They are no longer worth th... Read Moree high price tag.
Hi Heidi, we're very sorry to hear that the Baggies aren't meeting your expectations. Please feel free to begin a [return or exchange](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) at your earliest convenience.
Excellent all purpose shorts
These shorts are exactly what we need in the ultra hot climate of Houston. Whether it is yardwork, hiking, running, or just reading a book in the backyard! Very roomy. Great pockets, breathes well. They actually run a little larger than I thought and I will probably size down going forward. Excellent quality I expect these will be very durable and ... Read Morethey washed extremely well.
Switched to Men's. Women's Unwearable.
I've been a big baggie fan since I was a teenager. As old pairs have worn out, I've replaced them with men's or boy's pairs because of the extreme changes they've made to the fit of the women's edition in recent years. Unfortunately, the new new women's edition are basically unwearable for me because the sizing an... Read Mored fit is so bizarre. The baggies are no longer baggie (particularly in the legs) and ride up at my hips instead of sitting loose on my waist like old pairs do. Further several pairs that are nominally the same size vary greatly in how big they actually are so I am never too sure what I'll get. I'm not sure why Patagonia messed up a great thing.
Hi Caroline, thank you for sharing your thoughts on these Baggies. We're sorry the current fit isn't good for you! Please know you are always welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) anything that doesn’t work out for you, so you can absolutely return this pair. Please let us know if we can be of any help!
I ordered two pairs of these both in medium (mauve pink and garden green) and the pink fit perfectly, while the green were about one inch larger in all areas. Since they were slightly too large, once I tightened the waist tie it led to weird bunching in the crotch. I'll be returning the green. I'm about 27 inch waist and 40 hip. With the ... Read Moreinconsistent sizing I'd recommend trying them on in person to make sure you get the right pair for you.
We're glad the pink pair fit well, and we're sorry to hear about the inconsistency in the other pair. Please don't hesitate to reach out to your Patagonia-owned retail store or to our Customer Service team to discuss a [return](https://www.patagonia.ca/returns.html). We will be glad to help!
I ordered the small and Medium in two colors. The small ones in orange were too tide, the small ones in aqua fit a little better and the medium ones are too baggie in the front. This is my first time buying these shorts and I was excited to buy them but in my opinion, these shorts should be a little more stretchy.
Im normally a medium, and while the mediums fit in the waist they were tight at the hips so I recommend ordering a size up, especially if youre on the curvy side. Other than that the material is nice and comfortable and the pockets are a good size. Tags are easily ripped away(you will want to theyre itchy).
I ordered 2 pairs of these baggies in XS, one black and one green. The green fits perfectly but unfortunately the sizing is inconsistent and the black is much smaller so Ill have to return them.
Hello Abbie, thank you for your review. We've emailed you to gather some more information on the difference in sizing to report to our quality control team. If anything like this comes up in the future please reach out to [customer service](https://help.patagonia.com/s/?_gl=1*dx75qa*_ga*NjQ4MDAzMDY0LjE2ODI5NTAxOTA.*_ga_1SYPSJZYJ5*MTY4NTcxNzQxMy44My4xLjE2ODU3MTc5MzIuNjAuMC4w) and we'd be happy to provide further assistance.
Sizing has changed
I have 3 pairs of baggies from 2016 ish time. The sizing is totally different. Xs from 2016 are 3 in smaller in the waist than 2023 baggies. Small from 2016 is 1.5 in smaller than 2023 xs. All the other reviews say these run small but in my experience the sizing is much larger than past years. Also put a mesh liner in. Would be so nice for long r... Read Moreaft trips.
Disappointed changed from 4 in to 5 inch inseam. Being short and the cut, 4 inches are perfect. Have been buying these for over 20 years, love them, wear great. Will be looking around
Thank you so much for writing this review and for providing this feedback. Please rest assured that we will be passing this feedback along to our Product Design Team. In the meantime, please feel free to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) your shorts as we want you to be completely satisfied with all of your Patagonia products.
no longer "baggie"!
I buy a new pair every year, live in my 5" baggies all Summer...new fit feels way too tight, cant walk a block without them riding up. Will have to try a size up now, hope they work better
Thank you for your feedback, Lauren! We have made a few revisions to all of our Baggies over the past few years and we're sorry the changes are not a good fit. Our online exchanges for color or size are free of charge. We recommend taking a look at a couple other [Women's Shorts](https://www.patagonia.com/shop/womens-shorts) styles like our Outdoor Everyday Shorts or Trailfarer Shorts. For any returns under our Ironclad Guarantee, please don't hesitate to reach out to our Customer Service team. We'll be glad to help!
Cute color but disappointing fit
These Baggies in orange were the first pair of Patagonia shorts I have purchased (I have many Patagonia jackets/vests/shirts). As soon as I start walking around, the crotch rides up in the back, even as I try to tug the shorts down. I thought it's because I'm more used to a 3" inseam but I have this same issue with another pair of 3&... Read Morequot; Patagonia elastic waist shorts. These shorts are definitely roomy on me, and it's not tugging or tight anywhere else, but something about the construction makes them ride up the back as soon as I'm in motion, so I will have to return it. I have not experienced this issue with other similar brands.
Thank you for your review, Jennifer. We're sorry to hear that these shorts are riding up! We definitely want you to feel happy with your purchase, so you're welcome to send them back for a refund or merchandise credit. You can return through our online portal, or in store if you happen to live by one of our retail locations. If you're interested in checking out our other short options, [click here](https://www.patagonia.com/shop/womens-shorts).
Not like they use to be!!
I have worn/ bought these shorts for over a decade and the quality has gone downhill over the last 2 years..they are thinner and run smaller than they use to be...these were my favorite shorts!!
We appreciate your feedback and we're sorry that the purchase was disappointing! Our design team revised the Women's Baggies Shorts in Spring 2018 and Spring 2022, with slight fit modifications and utilizing recycled materials wherever possible. The fabric has gone from a 4.3-ounce nylon to a 4.9-ounce NetPlus recycled nylon with a PFC-free DWR finish. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our [Customer Service](https://help.patagonia.com/s/) team if you have any questions about product measurements, returns or exchanges. We'll be glad to help!
Weird fit but comfy
Bought these shorts because they are a classic style and my favorite color was on sale. Tried two sizes - XXS and XS. Both fit, but neither fit exactly right. Both sizes were narrow in the waist, and hard to pull over my hips - almost like they are designed for a men's fit. The pockets seem too far to the front of the shorts. The XXS was a bit... Read More too tight for comfy casual wear, but the XS felt a bit too baggy and wide (once I shimmied it over my hips). Overall, a solid pair of shorts but maybe not designed with women's bodies in mind.
I love these shorts and this color! The in seams don't quite match up.. witch probably wouldn't bother the average jo but as a seamstress it definitely gives me a little ocd haha
Hey Brittany, thanks for the review. It sounds like you might have a quality control issue on your hands. Please reach out to [customer service](https://help.patagonia.com/s/?_gl=1*vyo8dc*_ga*NjQ4MDAzMDY0LjE2ODI5NTAxOTA.*_ga_1SYPSJZYJ5*MTY4MzY2MzcxNi4yNi4xLjE2ODM2NjczNzQuNjAuMC4w) so we can get all needed information and set you up with an even pair of shorts!
Weird fit (not curvy girl friendly)
I fit a size 6 in patagonia pants (I have a size 27 waist) so I ordered a small as the size guide said. Disappointed to say that these have such an odd fit. They are a bit loose in my waist but are SO TIGHT around my butt and then loose around my thighs. So sad these didn't work for me. If you have a more curvy figure I wouldn't recommend... Read More since there is no stretch.
We're so sorry these shorts didn't fit you better! Please feel free to [return](https://www.patagonia.ca/returns.html) them via our website, or at any Patagonia-owned store. Thank you for this feedback, Brittney, and please let us know if we can help further.
Fun for summer
I like the fun bright colors, medium length, and relaxed fit. The proportions aren't perfect for my body (loose in the waist, snugger around the hips) but the drawstring helps. As others commented the pocket placement is a bit odd, too far forward. I am a size 8 or 10 and sized up to large; I think medium would be too snug.
a classic staple
if you don't have a pair of baggies in your summer closet, these are a need. they're super durable, and the fabric gets softer with the years. i'm a huge fan of the recent fit update, the higher waist is super flattering. my only request would be a little more room through the hips, i would say the fit right now is only sort of "... Read More;thick thigh friendly".
Baggies have been my go to shirt for 20 years but recently Im having issues with sizing consistency. I realized that the style has been altered a few times over the past 5-6 years. Some changes I like, others not so much, but until recently I could rely on items with the same profit number fitting the same. Recently I bought a pair of women Baggies... Read More size medium in Purple (style #57059) that were full price. I also bought a pair of womens Baggies in size medium, color Tiger Lillys (same style #57059) that were on sale as Web Special. I was frustrated to find that the sizing and fit was different despite the fact that the style number matched. Please help me understand?
Hi Kate, thank you for submitting this review. We're sorry to hear you've received two pairs with the same Style Number that don't fit the same! We haven't been able to find the orders you mention so we can't find out what happened here. Please feel free to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) either or both pairs, or reach out to our Customer Service Team to help.
Miss the Baggy fit
As always, the fabric is a winner with the baggies. Bought my first pair the week Patagonia opened up in Seattle. Fast forward to now- the shorts are way too tight on the hip. I preferred the concept that baggies were just that, loose, comfortable and somewhat baggy. Hard to hike uphill (or climb a ladder!) without them feeling somewhat constrictin... Read Moreg and riding up. Can there be a little more ease in the hip/crotch area? Going up a size means a slack waist! Otherwise the best short for beach related activities- or hikes!
Miss the old fit
I have been wearing baggies for years now but am super upset about the recent sizing changes. My new ones don't fit like my old ones did. They are tight in the hips and constantly ride up. Very disappointing as these were my go to shorts for summer. Hopefully Patagonia will give us ladies some more room in our hips with future shorts.
We'll share this feedback on the fit with our team, Ella. We're sorry the new design doesn't fit as well! If you like you are welcome to [return](https://www.patagonia.com/returns.html) them. Thank you for this review!
Not the same sizing as previous years
I have baggies from previous years and have always been a medium. Ordered two new pairs this year in the same size and they are both just slightly too small. I tried a large and those were too big. I wish the sizing was more consistent. I will probably only wear my newer pairs on casual days. They will definitely not be worn hiking.
Thank you for your review, Nicolette. We did make some changes to the fit of these shorts back in Spring of 2022. The pattern was changed to tilt the side seams and the back yoke was removed to create a more flattering fit. We're sorry to hear that the redesign has not been working for you, we'll share your thoughts with our team. In the meantime, you can find past season versions of these shorts on our [Worn Wear website](https://wornwear.patagonia.com/shop/search?q=baggies).
LOVE but size up
Was so excited to get my first pair of baggies that I ordered two! I looked at the size chart and ordered S for both, since I wear a 27-28 in jeans (and that's what the size chart said would work). The first pair I tried on were a little snug, but super cute on! The second pair I literally couldn't get over my hips. Wish I read more revie... Read Morews to know to size up (don't know why the product details say it's True to Size... it's not). But I'll be exchanging these both for size Medium because I really don't want to have to return - once those come I think I'll be rockin' these all summer long :)
I wanted to love them but too small!
I bought these in store while I was on vacation and fell in love with how they looked, unfortunately when I got home and tried them on, they were extremely tight. I definitely should've read the reviews to size up. Unfortunately I have to exchange them through mail now, but cant wait to try a pair that fits!
My summer go-to pair of shorts!
These shorts don't necessarily run small, but they have no stretch to them; not a bad thing, these shorts are my go to summer shorts. They dry instantly and can be dressed up or down. I wish the draw string allowed for a little bit more give, but overall great shorts.
I have loved my baggies, but sizing is inconsistent!
I have worn Patagonia shorts for years, and loved them! Ordered a batch of baggies, different colors, but all the same size and style, and there was a huge range in sizing inconsistencies. Really bummed. I wear a small in baggies, and while a few of the shorts fit, some were too small and one was huge! I wish I could attach a picture, but laid on t... Read Moreop of each other, the shorts waistband and leg openings were 1-2 inches different. I hope Patagonia can fix this mistake!
Hi Holly! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We're really sorry to hear that you found the sizing to be inconsistent. We've reached out to you directly so we can take a further look into this.
These shorts are baggie and unflattering. I ordered the tiger Lilly and the purple and they were two completely different lengths even though advertised as the same. The pockets are shallow and the shorts just fit horribly. Returned both. Wishing for better shorts.
We're sorry to hear the shorts were disappointing and glad to see that you were able to return them to one of our retail stores. You may prefer the shape and design of our [Outdoor Everyday Shorts](https://www.patagonia.com/product/womens-outdoor-everyday-shorts-4-inch/57456.html). Please reach out to our Customer Service team if you have any questions. We'd love to help!
Not as good as previous version, but still ok.
I have 3 pairs of baggies in the previous design and I live in them in the summer. The old design fit very small and I had to size up, but they are super comfortable with lots of leg room. You have great range of motion, and your legs and butt never feel bound up or restricted. I bought a pair of the new design today as my three old pairs are start... Read Moreing to get worn out. The fit is totally different. They do fit better in the butt and waist, which is a huge plus. However, they have none of the great leg room that the old design has. When I squat or take a long stride, the fabric around my legs and in the crotch area gets uncomfortably tight. The pockets have also been moved to the front, which is a terrible design. My phone doesnt fit into them, and if there is anything in them, it stabs you when you bend over or sit down. Patagonia missed the mark with this new design. These shorts are just ok, whereas the old design was fantastic. I did try to size up in the new design and the shorts were so big that they were falling off as I walked. Patagonia, keep the design of the butt and waist, but bring back all of the great leg room, pockets, and range of motion in the old shorts. These shorts definitely feel like fast fashion, rather than a functional long lasting garment. Disappointing.
Thanks for the feedback, Lauren. We're sorry to hear it's not working out with the newest iteration of our Baggies. We welcome you to send them back for a refund or merchandise credit. We have some other shorts we think you should check out in the meantime, the Women's Funhoggers Cotton Shorts - 4" and the Women's Trailfarer Shorts - 4½"; both are styles that are similar to the Baggies. You can also find lightly-used past season iterations of Baggies on our [Worn Wear website](https://wornwear.patagonia.com/shop/search?q=baggies).
Love the new colors miss the old fit
As the title says I miss the old fit since these do not fit around the hips as well as the old ones. I usually buy at least one new color every season but may refrain from doing that in the future. I prefer wearing them as low waisted but with new cut it makes them tight around the hips especially when bending at the waist /squatting over and they ... Read Morebunch up weirdly in the crotch so I have to wear them as high waisted. This doesn't completely get rid of the problems just mitigates them. The 2.5in inseams slightly less noticeable but still feel tighter and less comfortable than the previous season cut.
new cut is not as baggy
I have a few pairs of baggies in the same size from many years ago and love them. These fit more snugly through the hips (and laying the new pair on top of an old pair indicates a ~1 in smaller cut). I love the pattern and they fit well enough, so will likely keep them, but I'm disappointed by the fit update.
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