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Aquabelle Black Xtra Life Lycra Boy Short
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Aquabelle Black Xtra Life Lycra Boy Short

STYLE # 1958
$18.85
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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.
  • Flat dry.
  • After every use, the garment must be hand washed. Harmful elements such as suntan lotions, salt, chlorine, and body perspiration can cause discoloration and spandex breakdown. Since laundry detergents are too harsh on the spandex and the color, use mild hand soap made without added moisturizers. Do not wring the swimsuit to remove excess water. Lay it flat on a towel and roll the towel up and squeeze gently. Remove it from the towel and lay it flat to dry. Do not hang it to dry as that will stretch out the fibers in the fabric. Avoid using washers and dryers as damage can occur due to agitation and excessive heat. It is also important to let your suit "rest" between uses. This allows the spandex to bounce back (called recovery) to its original size and maintain its fit longer. If you wear a suit without letting it recover, it will lose its shape and fit more quickly. It's recommended to let the suit rest for 24-36 hours between uses. Always remove excess moisture with a towel and lay flat to dry indoors or in the shade. Also note, direct sunlight will fade your suit. It is always a great idea to have more than one suit.

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 4.3906 out of 5 by 64.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Only lined in front It does say in the description, front lining, but it makes the back feel like there is not enough material. I wanted a sturdy boy short and I don't feel like this does the job. I am disappointed because I really like the top I bought to wear with them.
Date published: 2016-01-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for those bulging thighs! I'm really pleased with the fit of these bottoms. The boy leg isn't so tight that I look poured into them. I'm typically a size 8 but got a 10 because I wanted the relaxed comfort. I got it and they look great.
Date published: 2015-12-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is a comfortable swim short I bought this swimshort because I take an aerobics class before water aerobics and wanted something I could wear under longer capris in the winter. This fits the bill and I still feel covered in the pool. I usually wear swim shorts for both activities when it is not cold.
Date published: 2015-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit glad I've found swimsuits for all now I can mix & match my swimmers
Date published: 2015-11-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Back seam This short has a seam running up the back which is uncomfortable. The front seam is partly protected. I wish the seams were on the sides.
Date published: 2015-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these bottoms! This is the second pair I have ordered. I ordered one size up...fit perfect! Love the selection on this site!
Date published: 2015-09-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Just shorts.... I was expecting inner pantie webbing, but it's just the shorts! Not very comfortable and rides up your leg.
Date published: 2015-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice looking! Just a little larger than I hoped. They stretch well so I think I will order one size smaller. Flattering fit!
Date published: 2015-08-06
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LOVE THE BOY SHORT AS I AM A GRANDMA
Denise H on Feb 14, 2016
Want to see if shorts will look better than standard bottoms.
Esther B on Feb 14, 2016
LOVE THE BOY SHORT AS I AM A GRANDMA
Denise H on Feb 14, 2016
Just wanted to try shirt that is not too baggy
Tami L on Feb 14, 2016
Want to see if shorts will look better than standard bottoms.
Esther B on Feb 14, 2016
I like the coverage of the shorts, but can still have a super cute suit. I also like being able to pick my size...bottom is two sizes bigger than my top, makes shopping for the perfect fit much easier.
Lisa F on Feb 14, 2016
Like the way they fit!
Patty G on Feb 13, 2016
I think I will be comfortable with boy short coverage
Peggy B on Feb 12, 2016
hoping they'll be comfortable
Colleen J on Feb 12, 2016
Think these bottoms will be more flattering
Pauline J on Feb 12, 2016
Wanted something other than a skirt
Tomoko T on Feb 11, 2016
Water aerobics! Ease of dressing.
Gloria O B on Feb 11, 2016
I am not able to wear regular one full piece bathing suits and wearing shorts they always fill up when you are in the water so I wanted to try the boy shorts
P T on Feb 10, 2016
To go under my swim shorts where they rub.
Danielle D on Feb 10, 2016
its fine not thrilled
MARSHA C on Feb 10, 2016
looked comfy
cynthia r on Feb 10, 2016
fit and style
Lori S on Feb 9, 2016
I own another pair and love the fit. Recently lost weight and need a size smaller!
Stephanie R on Feb 8, 2016
bought as a spare ... aqua classes
Pat W on Feb 7, 2016
Boy leg is more comfortable
Natasha P on Feb 6, 2016
I'm trying to find something that fits and works with water spinning and aerobics
Chauntille W on Feb 5, 2016
Liked the short boy shotrs
SANDY G on Feb 5, 2016
need bottoms to go with my tops
Lynn P on Feb 4, 2016
I've wanted to try these and hope they're good for more athletic beach swimming.
Laura F on Feb 4, 2016
I love the way the shorts fit. Maggie
Maggie B on Feb 3, 2016
their comfortable, and great for swimming
Cindy T on Feb 3, 2016
I love black
ann l on Jan 31, 2016
Always looking for modest shorts bottoms for swimsuit separates. Would love a bigger choice of colors and styles in board shorts to match all the beautiful, colorful tops. Not a fan of skirts or skirted suits.
Jean H on Jan 31, 2016
I like it
Chirstine a on Jan 31, 2016
looking for something different
Patricia J on Jan 30, 2016
comfort and can mix tops with this.
Diane T on Jan 30, 2016
covering/style
schmidt m on Jan 29, 2016
LOOKS SHORTER THAN SKIRT
Emily T on Jan 29, 2016
Getting older thought I'd try them out as I have gain some weight.
Carrie S on Jan 27, 2016
I already have a top which I have purchased earlier last year also a skirt to go with the top but now want to wear shorts cheers Dianna
Dianna A on Jan 27, 2016
Just need bottoms and can't order tops. You have none that are pocketed for mastectomy customers. Please consider some.
Pat L on Jan 26, 2016
Coverage
Linda S on Jan 26, 2016
style/fit
Michele D on Jan 26, 2016
I prefer boy short style I love wearing them for aquacizes
sandi t on Jan 26, 2016
needed bottom
Pam M on Jan 25, 2016
Black to go with all my tops.
Elizabeth B on Jan 25, 2016
Want to try them before getting the top.
Bonnie S on Jan 24, 2016
comfy, helps hide troublesome area
Cindy S on Jan 24, 2016
leg length
Ann B on Jan 22, 2016
replacement for ones that I really like.
Fredda O on Jan 22, 2016
me and my 2 daughters love versatility of boy shorts - price is great, lots of fabric
Lori H on Jan 21, 2016
Good fit and covers the bum area.
J A on Jan 20, 2016
I already have these and they are so much more comfortable than briefs, and I don't need to wax to wear them, lol.
Dee T on Jan 20, 2016
I have them in blue, and really like them.
W O on Jan 18, 2016
Just found the boy shorts this year and I absolutely love them. Had been wearing the skirts but I like these better.
Wendy W on Jan 18, 2016
Looks like they will be comfortable
Glenda P on Jan 16, 2016
Coverage & comfort
Marianne N on Jan 16, 2016
Just wanted to try shirt that is not too baggy
Tami L on Feb 14, 2016
I like the coverage of the shorts, but can still have a super cute suit. I also like being able to pick my size...bottom is two sizes bigger than my top, makes shopping for the perfect fit much easier.
Lisa F on Feb 14, 2016
how long are they in inches?
A shopper on Apr 28, 2014
what is the inseam length?
A shopper on Aug 20, 2014
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.
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. :(
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.
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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