The 'Paradise' Stretch Twill Short in Aqua Blue
The "Paradise" Short: This summer, I wanted everything to be a little more playful. The beauty of the Hawaiian Islands (not to mention a couple of Mai Tai's) inspired me to relax, loosen up, and HAVE SOME FUN!
I already had the perfect fabric in a set of beautiful colors. But I wanted to create a new short that was strictly designed for 'play'.
The 'Paradise Short' is constructed from my favorite stretch twill which has a perfectly lived-in look after I apply a special garment wash. I mean, I literally wash these in my own washer & dryer to get the exact effect that I want.
I got rid of the belt loops and chose to use an elastic waistband instead: easy on and easy off!
Lastly, I trimmed the rise and shortened up that inseam. This is a sexy short! I thought the 6" inseam was plenty short, but every single model rolled them up while on the set of our latest shoot.... and I just said GO FOR IT!
OH and in case you didn't catch them: Check out those ridiculous plaid pockets! I love how they peep out a little from the sideview for a sweet surprise.
- 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!
These shorts are so nice. They fit perfectly and are so comfortable I’ve been wearing them almost every day.
LOVE these shorts. Fit is great, stretch is great, color is great, overall a hit
Again the quality and color of these is amazing!
I love your stuff. Finally clothes that fit... I was visiting friends in Philly and everyone kept asking me where I got my shorts. I want more...