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

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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!

Xtra Life Lycra Black Boy Short is rated 4.378378378378378 out of 5 by 74.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Black Boy Short I have worn these twice and am really pleased with the look and the fit. The only thing I would improve is the fabric. It is a little thin. Would be much better if it were a little thicker and sturdier. Otherwise great!
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great fit I have bought several pairs, the only thing I would change is extra lining in back also so that they would'nt stretch out so soon.
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aquabelle swim bottoms They are the best quality I've ever purchased they last through the summers and I'm talking about every day swimming. I definitely recommend these swim bottoms.
Date published: 2016-05-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from THEY ROLL UP! When I tried these on, I loved them. But after 30 minutes of walking around with my toddler (not yet in the water), I couldn't wait to get them off. I bought both the bike-shorts length and the boy-shorts length and both of them roll up my legs...and I mean, ALL THE WAY up my legs. I was constantly unrolling them and tugging them down. Also, neither has any support whatsoever...nothing is sucked in or smoothed out...and the back isn't lined so if you go down a size to try and get some tightness, you'll be giving a peep show because the back is totally see-through. I'm super disappointed. I don't even know if it's worth keeping them or if I should just toss them into the trash and chalk it up to more money wasted trying to dress myself from the interwebz in non-returnable clothing. I hate to throw money away, but I'm afraid if I keep them I'll be tempted to wear them again and I know I'll regret it. UGH!
Date published: 2016-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from True to size I got these a couple of months ago and they feel and fit great. Very flattering. Would definitely buy again. I looked very sporty in my water class. My sister told me about your site and couldn't be happy with your selections. Thanks for making real suits for real women.
Date published: 2016-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these shorts! I bought these as a part of my bathing suit and I'm so glad I did. They fit great and look great on!
Date published: 2016-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic!!!!!! Looked high and low for this and was unable to find them anywhere else for a reasonable price. Would shop here for all my bathing needs from now on.
Date published: 2016-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flattering Far more flattering than briefs, flared swim shorts, or swim skirts. Even my sister said I should order another pair.
Date published: 2016-03-06
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tired of gapping legs on my regular suit
Sarah H H on Jul 28, 2016
I already own these and I am very happy with the fit and I just wanted an extra pair
Arlene P on Jul 27, 2016
tired of gapping legs on my regular suit
Sarah H H on Jul 28, 2016
Can't find in stores here.
Barbara D on Jul 27, 2016
I already own these and I am very happy with the fit and I just wanted an extra pair
Arlene P on Jul 27, 2016
I like more coverage on the upper leg.
Donna M on Jul 27, 2016
need a good pair of shorts!
KAYCEE R on Jul 27, 2016
I purchased these boy swim shorts with another top. Very true to fit and comfortable.
ANITA V on Jul 26, 2016
These by far have been the best fitting swim boy short
that I have had.
Christy T on Jul 25, 2016
Love these boy shorts! This is my third pair to use for my water fitness class. Great coverage for those a little more modest, but still cute :)
Judith W on Jul 25, 2016
Less chance for embarrassing gaps!
Sandra N on Jul 25, 2016
Good price and reviews
Katherine L on Jul 24, 2016
love swim shorts fit great
rita p on Jul 24, 2016
MICHELLE C on Jul 24, 2016
Margaret C on Jul 22, 2016
extra pair for existing tops.
Terry Jane O on Jul 22, 2016
to wear with top if I want to go swimming
elizabeth l on Jul 21, 2016
MARI M on Jul 20, 2016
i like that they are lycra for a better fit
Margaret N on Jul 20, 2016
very comfortable
RMONITA C on Jul 20, 2016
I like shorts for bottoms
Christine K on Jul 19, 2016
Looks cute and comfortable.
Teresa A on Jul 19, 2016
Good reviews. Don't like the way my skirted bottoms fit so I'm trying this.
Melynda G on Jul 18, 2016
different option than other bottoms, had it in my size
Colleen D on Jul 18, 2016
It was what I was looking for.
Doris M on Jul 18, 2016
LOVE these boy shorts - I have about 6-8 pairs now! They're so comfortable and versatile.
Sharon S on Jul 18, 2016
I already own this boy shorts and like them so much I ordered more.
Brenda H on Jul 18, 2016
Looked comfortable
Lori T on Jul 18, 2016
Good style for middle aged women & black goes with most tankini tops
Jennifer N on Jul 18, 2016
good coverage
Gail S on Jul 17, 2016
simple with full coverage
Carrie Z on Jul 17, 2016
Extra bottoms
Terry S on Jul 17, 2016
I like the extra coverage which is great for swimming laps!
Dorothy P on Jul 16, 2016
need a black pair as well as the navy blue....I cut out the suit panties and substitute the shorts....makes my life far less complicated....
Sandra F on Jul 16, 2016
Gayeann D on Jul 16, 2016
Goes with almost everything.
Gay L on Jul 15, 2016
I wanted more coverage for my bottom, but nothing long that would look like I had on shorts. I find these boy shorts to be the perfect length and very comfortable to wear. I wore them all last summer and again this year. I am seeing a little bit of wearing on the rear, so next year I will reorder these.
Karen P on Jul 15, 2016
choice preference
jane w on Jul 15, 2016
Have already pairs of these so comfortable, wash and dry quickly
E J on Jul 15, 2016
still fits
angela h on Jul 15, 2016
Michelle P on Jul 14, 2016
like style
Cindy H on Jul 14, 2016
Kathleen M on Jul 14, 2016
Comfort and coverage!
Kathy S on Jul 14, 2016
I prefer shorts over bikini bottoms. Way more comfortable.
Trish C on Jul 14, 2016
boy short
Susannah L on Jul 13, 2016
I like having an extra pair of swim shorts.
Diane R on Jul 13, 2016
Daughter loves boy shorts
Johnette H on Jul 13, 2016
My husband loves the way boy shorts look on me...nuff said?
Daniele on Jul 13, 2016
I like swim shorts!
Heather B on Jul 13, 2016
Looked comfortable.
Saundra V on Jul 13, 2016
Going to try a short - always get a skirt but hard to swim in and they get longer as they get wet - so this is a trial thing.
KAREN H on Jul 13, 2016
Can't find in stores here.
Barbara D on Jul 27, 2016
I like more coverage on the upper leg.
Donna M on Jul 27, 2016
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.
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

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.

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.
does this bottom come in brown ?
A shopper on Jun 11, 2016
what is the inseam length?
jill r on Feb 6, 2015
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