Khaki Cotton Stretch Twill Shorts
- MADE IN USA: The Blade + Blue shorts are made in limited runs right here in the the Bay Area of California. It is extremely important for me to keep things as close to home as I can. I really enjoy having a personal relationship with the people who help bring my ideas to life.
- TOP OF THE LINE FABRIC: It really does start with fabric, there can be no compromising on quality here. To construct these shorts, I used a sweet, 8 ounce twill with 5% stretch. That little bit of stretch makes a huge difference, they are so comfortable!
- A GREAT FIT: When working on this year's short, I took last year's model & tried to make it just a little cooler. I preserved the streamlined, polished look but added a garment wash to beat the fabric up a little. This process brings out the natural characteristics of the fabric, adding a small degree of 'rumpling' which I found to be much, much cooler - so I ran with it. You will notice that this short is much less 'stiff & pressed' compared to the style I made last season.
I made one other important adjustment to make these shorts even better. The rise has been trimmed by about 1/2". it was a small change but it made the shorts look more modern.
The leg is still nice and trim with that 7" inseam that should hit about 1" above your knee. Most of the guys at the shoot still like to roll them up - but I will leave that up to you.
OH and in case you didn't catch it: I brought back the plaid linings! You missed them & quite honestly... so did I.
I bought some of these shorts earlier in the summer and added some additional colors to my collection since I liked them so much. The cut is just what I wanted, definitely tailored and short, but still classy and comfortable.
Great experience overall. I purchased a pair of these shorts last year and decided to get another 2 pairs for a trip to Ptown. Shorts fit perfectly and look great.