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Chlorine Resistant Xtra Life Lycra Black Boy Short
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Aquabelle 4.30
Chlorine Resistant Xtra Life Lycra Black Boy Short

STYLE # 1958
$20.30
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  • This is a swimsuit bottom and does not include a top for a full set.  Shop separate tops to make a complete set.
  • Aquabelle's exclusive nylon fabric is made with Xtra Life Lycra spandex which resist chlorine 5-10 times longer than ordinary suits. Chlorine resistant & colorfast, retains fit, shape and looks new longer.
  • Front poly/mesh lining
  • 2 1/4" inseam
  • Boy short swim bottom fits true to size
  • 82% Nylon / 18% Xtra Life Lycra Spandex
  • Hand wash with mild soap. Roll suit in towel & squeeze out excess water. Dry flat: avoid washers & dryers. Chemicals found in whirlpools, spas & public pools may cause your suit to deteriorate faster. Suntan lotions, salt, prolonged sunlight, chlorine & body perspiration may also cause discoloration & fabric breakdown.

Aquabelle is our revolutionary chlorine resistant swimwear collection available in sizes 8 to 26. Both our Xtra Life Lycra fabric or exclusive Poly/Spandex fabric blend swimsuits are constructed to endure repeated chlorine exposure and will still look brand new, swim after swim! All Aquabelle swimsuits are designed to resist chlorine longer than ordinary swimwear, and they won’t weigh you down in the water. Our sporty-chic one piece suits are created with tummy-control Power Mesh lining to keep your midsection feeling firm and smooth. Lightweight molded wire-free cups shape without sacrificing comfort for a secure fit. Dive in!

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Xtra Life Lycra Black Boy Short is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 94.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good and Not so good I love the fit and feel but they faded very quickly. At this rate I will have to get new pants every 3 months or so. They are supposed to be chlorine resistant.
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from doesn't wear well I bought this 2 times but they didn't last. The back seam sorta splits so I have to wear a pair of black nylon underwear underneath to cover my backside. It split after only 10 wearings. I bought a larger size the 2nd time and it did the same thing.
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice True to size. Fits nice and is good quality. I would recommend .
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Boy shorts I liked the length, but in the pool it started to ride up. Would have liked heavier material. Also didn't have a panty inside for coverage. Very thin material
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Swim bottoms Purchased to replace a pair of too tight and short boy shorts. Both don't work for me. I am a short gal and these were just not right will return.
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from True to size Bought these because I wanted some shorts to cover my upper thighs when swimming. They get the job done!
Date published: 2016-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute Dont like string bikini Look on sny age this cuter and practical too..,get lots of compliments.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good fit & look These shorts fit true to size. Feel good & stay in place during water aerobics.
Date published: 2016-11-18
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I want another pair
Diane H on Feb 23, 2017
nice fit
Susan D on Feb 17, 2017
I want another pair
Diane H on Feb 23, 2017
Great reviews, a style of bathing suit bottom that I rarely find and I Love, goes with any top.
Jeanette C on Feb 18, 2017
nice fit
Susan D on Feb 17, 2017
I fell more comfortable in longer swim shorts.
Sharon T on Feb 16, 2017
Wanted different options.
Carol B on Feb 16, 2017
Wanted form fitting shorts in which to swim. These had a nice length of inseam and height of waist! Coverage without being frumpy!
Wendy J on Feb 15, 2017
Looked nice with the top I ordered
S A on Feb 15, 2017
looks comfortable
FRANCES M on Feb 15, 2017
Longer inseam plus extra life on the material.
Patricia M on Feb 14, 2017
For working out.
Anne A on Feb 13, 2017
Love the Boy shorts... they hide the "Thunder Thighs" real well
DIANE W on Feb 13, 2017
looks comfortable
MARILYN C on Feb 10, 2017
I wanted something that would cover the imperfections in my legs from loosing a lot of weight they look like cottage chesse.
Patty M on Feb 9, 2017
These swim shorts are comfortable and modest - perfect for my pool therapy exercise class!
Kathie M on Feb 9, 2017
love the shorts
Jacque M on Feb 9, 2017
I want a chlorine resistant pair of shorts.
Lupe R on Feb 9, 2017
the color and price
Margaret D on Feb 8, 2017
I prefer the boy leg as to the high cut.
June G on Feb 7, 2017
Purchased second pair. They fit well and stay looking great for a long time.
crystal d on Feb 6, 2017
Should be good with any top!
Joyce S on Feb 6, 2017
I wanted to try this style of bottom.
Linda M on Feb 5, 2017
i feel very comfortable in these boy leg bather bottoms
maree m on Feb 4, 2017
love the short style look
Donna o on Feb 4, 2017
Have just always wanted to try the boy short thing
Jacquie W on Feb 2, 2017
More coverage for heavier thighs.
Julia S on Feb 1, 2017
Looks flattering
Beth M on Jan 29, 2017
I like the boy shorts
SUE ANN M on Jan 28, 2017
Love these!!! Great fit Will work with the new top I just bought (Texas rose flared top)
Elizabeth B on Jan 27, 2017
Have a pair just like this and will continue to order from Swinsuitsforall where I have gotten all my suits.
Shirley T on Jan 26, 2017
I like shorts.
June J on Jan 25, 2017
love these kind of shorts
Carol R on Jan 25, 2017
I liked the navy pair I bought and wanted black also.
Henrietta S on Jan 23, 2017
Because it is chlorine resistant
GEORGINA T on Jan 23, 2017
Sporty and easy
Lisa L on Jan 21, 2017
a bit more coverage
Tonya S on Jan 20, 2017
These are great to wear anywhere near water, easily worn with any beach wear
Maxine J on Jan 19, 2017
Want to try boy shorts
Debbie S on Jan 18, 2017
Chlorine resistant means a lot.
J S on Jan 16, 2017
maybe more dignified for older woman
P E on Jan 15, 2017
Another variation to mixing and matching tops and bottoms.
Val D on Jan 14, 2017
Have never tried this type of swim suit but thought I'd give it a try.
Fern T on Jan 14, 2017
like that little bit of extra coverage
Brenda C on Jan 11, 2017
As above
Carol A on Jan 10, 2017
was looking for boy shorts
Marianne B on Jan 9, 2017
For a girlfriend who broke her hip at a spa and her favorite boy shorts were cut from her at the hospital.
karyn g on Jan 9, 2017
I like the full coverage of the boy short and that it is chlorine resistant.
Brenda W on Jan 7, 2017
I like the longer length.
Pauline H on Jan 4, 2017
Cute fit I prefer the Boy Short style to the regular brief style swim suit bottom.
B U on Jan 2, 2017
great fit! Love these!
Kelly C on Jan 1, 2017
I don't have to worry about anything showing and the fit is perfect.
Charisse V on Dec 31, 2016
Great reviews, a style of bathing suit bottom that I rarely find and I Love, goes with any top.
Jeanette C on Feb 18, 2017
I fell more comfortable in longer swim shorts.
Sharon T on Feb 16, 2017
how long are they in inches?
A shopper on Apr 28, 2014
what is the inseam length?
A shopper on Aug 20, 2014
is there an attached panty?
Robin K on Jul 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Nope, just the shorts. And these only lasted one summer for me before some of the stitching started to come undone, and I would say they run a bit large also, mine were a bit baggy. :(
What size should I buy if I have a natural waist of 37" and hip 42"?
esther on Sep 10, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Due to your measurements, I would recommend a size 16 for you.

This item has plenty of stretch, so i believe this size would be the most comfortable for you.
does it have a drawstring at the waist?
A shopper on Feb 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No they do not have a drawstring but they fit nicely I dont think you will need a drawstring.
should I wear anything under?
A shopper on Jul 20, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I've been wearing the Xtra Life® Lycra® Aquabelle Black Extra Life Lycra Plus Size Boy Short in a water aerobics class 3 times a week since Jan 2014, and never needed to wear underwear under the shorts. They fit snugly, but not too tight, and there is no gap in the legs of the shorts. In fact they fit like bike shorts.and give me the extra coverage I like, but are still comfortable enough when performing jumping jacks, crunches, and high knee exercises. I love my boy shorts!
Is there an attached panty?
A shopper on Jan 30, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No panty but the material is thick enough that you won't miss it.
Do they have full rear coverage? I don't mind shorts, but I want to be able to wear them without being concerned that they are going to ride up and show something.
Cana K on Jun 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: no they don't ride up and they are very comfortable I love them
how long are they? what is the inseam?
A shopper on Feb 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: These have about a 2-3 inch inseam. When i had to replace them, I opted for a longer bike-short style. If you are wearing them alot, like me(4-5 days/week), get at least 2 pair! Do NOT put any of these into a bathing suit dryer! It will tear the spandex apart, & wear them out in no time.
Does it have an inner panty liner?
Willima B on Aug 15, 2014
BEST ANSWER: No these bottoms do not have n inner panty liner. I do like them and would recommend them.
Doe this have a velcro closure in the front?
Bobbie P on Jul 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No Velcro closure.
how long is the leg of the bike shorts?
grace b on Dec 18, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I can't tell you how long the legs of the bike shorts are, they were so tight that I couldn't even get them on even in my normal size and a size larger. But I bought boy shorts and loose shorts 2 sizes smaller and they fit great so it must be the design of the bike shorts.
How long are boy shorts?
A shopper on Dec 5, 2014
BEST ANSWER: They go to the very top of your thigh. They fit nice with the longer tops.
Does this sit at waist?
A shopper on Nov 13, 2014
BEST ANSWER: It will depend on sizing and measurements of your waist. Be sure to go by the measurement chart for this item for better sizing.
I just bought these boy shorts but have a question. They are a tiny bit loose at the leg. Should these be tight on the leg? There also seems to just a tad roomy in the butt. I'm not sure how these should be fitting. Can anyone help me with this?
Margaret S on Jul 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I don't think the boy shorts are meant to fit super tight like bike shorts, but not loose either.
Do you carry a size 6 in Lycra black boy shorts?
I have a small bottom, big top
Sherri F on Jun 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, we do not carry a size 6.
do you have any in white?
A shopper on Jun 3, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hello,

Sorry, we cureently do not have any white bottoms.
Hello, will these shorts be available in a size 8 soon?
DaniNiko on Feb 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Danielle, these shorts are available in a size 8
When will you be restocking this item with sizes 14-18?
esther on Sep 10, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Please check back with us in 2 weeks to see if these sizes become in stock.
I bought these shorts because they said they are chlorine resistant! Well, they are now brown...I'm so disappointed! What can be done?
Karen M on Sep 9, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Please contact us at 1-888-241-7946 to resolve this issue for you.
what size should I order if I wear an xlarge in undies?
A shopper on Aug 24, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Please review the link below to better assist you with your sizing.

http://www.swimsuitsforall.com/browse/sizeChartLanding.php
I have a 35" waist and 38" hips. Which size should I choose?
Kate P on Jun 23, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The size chart recommends a size 14.
Please note: The size chart is a recommendation and not a guarantee.
what is the inseam length?
jill r on Feb 6, 2015
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