Aquabelle Chlorine Resistant Black Loose Short
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Aquabelle Chlorine Resistant Black Loose Short
Aquabelle 4.19
Aquabelle Chlorine Resistant Black Loose 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 polyester spandex fabric is chlorine resistant & colorfast. Spandex adds comfort & stretch to retain fit and resist bagging.
  • 3 1/4" inseam
  • Full, built-in mesh panty
  • Short swim bottom fits true to size
  • 82% Polyester / 18% 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!

Chlorine Resistant Loose Short is rated 4.1923 out of 5 by 52.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great short This is the only short in the Aquabelle line that I will buy. The others either fade quickly, the elastic in the waist disintegrates quickly, they fit too tightly & have no give or the velcro fly shreds. However, I cannot attest to the fadability of this short - I have only used this short in my pool at home (we use bacquacil, not chlorine). In the next few months I will be trying this short at the public pool I go to for aqua p/t (roughly 3x/week). That will be the ultimate test as this pool is HIGHLY chlorinated. If it doesn't hold up well in that pool, I will update this review...
Date published: 2014-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great coverage and comfortable These shorts are great for water aerobics, they are very lightweight, and do not ride up or become uncomfortable while exercising in the pool. The fit was perfect for even short person like myself. I don't like wearing a one piece swimsuit that shows every bump and curve these are perfect for some coverage and comfortable not binding at all.
Date published: 2014-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smart, very smart. Finally, swim shorts for women! These were cute with my tankini tops. Very practical for plus sizes (like mine), neither sexy nor frumpy, just easy fun. Took these ocean swimming and straight to hiking. They dry off quickly - no soggy butt. They have a good inseam length if you are tall (I am 5'8"). Nothing to complain about at all!
Date published: 2014-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Fit! Used only once so far, and am impressed with the fit. They are loose enough to hide the faults, but not so loose that they balloon out in the water. I'm glad I bought them.
Date published: 2014-12-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Comfortable fit! I'm 56, 5'10", and about 210 pounds. My fit problem is my menopause belly. I ordered these shorts, and the bike shorts, and three tops. I find that these are very comfortable, and are a good length. I feel like I'm covered, and have on a pair of gym shorts. Anything in the stores is just too small.
Date published: 2015-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the Loose Fit Love the loose fit of these swim shorts. I have tried swim shorts before but they were always too tight. These are perfect. I paired these with a Tankini top and together they look so cute.
Date published: 2014-02-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Could be smaller I am not very tall, so the shorts come almost to my knees, need to get smaller size i think, also much looser than it appears in the picture
Date published: 2014-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't Be Happier! Swimsuits are such a pain to shop for! I took a risk and ordered these shorts along with the "Beach Belle Blue Lagoon Blouson Tankini Top" and am so excited! These shorts are the perfect length for my short thunder thighs. I bought these for casual swimming and just lounging in the sun and their comfort and coverage allows for both! I am extremely pleased with this purchase and hope they last. They have been through one washing and came out just fine :)
Date published: 2014-04-14
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They look a good fit
Anne J on Nov 28, 2015
Shorts will be most comfortable while balancing on a noodle in class!
Darlene D on Nov 27, 2015
They look a good fit
Anne J on Nov 28, 2015
I have a couple of bathing suit tops and needed bottoms to go with them.
Elaine M on Nov 27, 2015
Shorts will be most comfortable while balancing on a noodle in class!
Darlene D on Nov 27, 2015
Loose bottom makes it easier to go to bathroom.
Barbara G on Nov 26, 2015
longer, covers more
Linda B on Nov 26, 2015
This is my second suit, loved the first.
Kathi O on Nov 25, 2015
Ellen L on Nov 25, 2015
Thigh coverage, comfortable for exercise
L A on Nov 25, 2015
It is a gift for my Mother in Florida.
Phyllis G on Nov 24, 2015
color and style
terri k on Nov 23, 2015
I've lost weight and needed a smaller size
Jennifer C on Nov 23, 2015
Tore my last pair
Debbie H on Nov 22, 2015
These look exactly what I want for tankinis. Plus for the chlorine protection.
BARRIE F on Nov 22, 2015
Can be worn with the Swimsuit for more coverage.
Loubov M on Nov 21, 2015
to add coverage to my traditional one-piece swim suit
Lisa B on Nov 21, 2015
to go with new top
Carole S on Nov 18, 2015
Aquabelle doesn't lose its color, holds up in chlorine. I've had skirts and they don't work for water aerobics!
Kathie L on Nov 17, 2015
Wanted loose fitting shorts to wear with swim tops.
Sheila B on Nov 17, 2015
I need shorts that won't quickly loose color from frequent use.
Andrea H on Nov 17, 2015
For use in arthritis aquatics. Like the shorts better than a skirt and wanted the coverage. Chlorine resistant shoukd help them last longer.
Melinda K on Nov 17, 2015
my last season shorts faded from chemicals and I liked the idea of a comfortable loose leg
Lisa B on Nov 16, 2015
I liked it
tammy w on Nov 16, 2015
chlorine resistance was crucial
Mary D on Nov 15, 2015
From internet.
JoAnn H on Nov 14, 2015
reviews said they were comfy, but not billowy
Crystle A on Nov 13, 2015
The loose short is a good option to cover my thighs without floating up in the pool.
Marsha L on Nov 13, 2015
A Friend gave me the Matching Top for these Shorts. The top is Made Similar to the one piece at the neck.
Kathy D on Nov 12, 2015
Same - bottom is larger than top
Elizabeth F on Nov 12, 2015
needed some board shorts. Good price
Dale B on Nov 10, 2015
I needed bottoms
BETH P on Nov 10, 2015
I have fat upper legs.
Karen S on Nov 10, 2015
for aqua class - they are fantastic
Gayle M on Nov 10, 2015
chlorine resistant
Carol M on Nov 8, 2015
more comfortable wearing shorts over swimsuits, these work great
Nancy W on Nov 8, 2015
to wear with suit that is used in pool
Theresa M on Nov 8, 2015
looks comfortable
Fiona N on Nov 7, 2015
needed a suit to swim laps and was advised not to try a one piece - too baggy
Caryl F on Nov 7, 2015
Nancy S on Nov 7, 2015
I want to try tops and shorts for a cruise I am going on in January. I wanted to order the boy shorts but you did not have my size, so decided to try these.
Linda B on Nov 6, 2015
they look comfortable
carol w on Nov 6, 2015
non-binding, matches bottom of suit
Patricia L on Nov 5, 2015
it is modest
mary ann g on Nov 3, 2015
I want to try swim shorts, I have used a swim skirt in the past but have not tried shorts. These got very good reviews.
Krista B on Nov 2, 2015
water aerobics
Karen M on Nov 2, 2015
Simple and good coverage
Rebecca J on Nov 1, 2015
It covers the thighs/price
Jodi G on Nov 1, 2015
I like the material and our comjtorable
cheryl a on Nov 1, 2015
I do aerobic exercise 3 times a week. I am trying out one that hides some of the upper leg as well as being chlorine resistant.
Betsy L on Nov 1, 2015
Boy legs.
Carol M on Oct 31, 2015
covers top of leg
Nancy S on Oct 31, 2015
I have a couple of bathing suit tops and needed bottoms to go with them.
Elaine M on Nov 27, 2015
Loose bottom makes it easier to go to bathroom.
Barbara G on Nov 26, 2015
How long are these shorts?
A shopper on Mar 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: They are 4 inches above the knee. Very comfortable but I would purchase a size smaller .
how wide are the legs on these shorts?
Gwen M on Jan 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I am a 1X to 2X, and they are ample for me.
What size fits me if I'm UK 20?
A shopper on Jun 27, 2015
do these shorts have pockets?
Melinda H on Nov 9, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, but I wouldn't leave anything in them when swimming, because it would fall out.
do these shorts have a drawstring?
A shopper on Jan 12, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No, just an elastic waist band with fake a tie.
are these shorts true to size?
Kathy c on Jun 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes they run true the size
Im looking for a bottom separate piece that is in a size 10 or 12. Do you have one? I dont need a plus size.
Judy P on Nov 15, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Please choose the size you will need. Our suits are women's sizes not exactly plus size.
What is the length of the short?
A shopper on Oct 19, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The inseam measurement is 3".
Do this have a built in panty?
Danette S on Jul 4, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes they do. These are a comfortable fit. I bought my first pair and November 2013 and I will be ordering another pair.
I am only 5'1I do not want bottom that goes to my knees am I better off with the tighter fit shorts?
Pam D on Aug 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: These hit me about mid thigh and I'm 5'5. My legs are are equal proportion to my torso. I'm thinking you may was a more fitted bottom . Measure the length of where you want them to be and compare it to what the shorts length. That maybe you're best bet. Good Luck.
Is there inside liner attached?
A shopper on Jul 29, 2015
BEST ANSWER: There is inside attached underwear that are very comfortable.
Do these bottoms have a tie draw string?
A shopper on Jun 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: no, they were elastic, but returned due to poor fit. Did keep bike shorts; ordered a bigger size and are longer.
Is this black or navy?
A shopper on Jun 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The description of the item says "black shorts" and that is what I ordered and received
are these pull on or Velcro front closing?
linda p on Sep 23, 2015
BEST ANSWER: They are pull on. Very comfortable. Hope you enjoy them
Is the waist elastic all the way around?
A shopper on Aug 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the elastic goes around the entire waistline.
is there a built in panty?
A shopper on Jun 30, 2015
BEST ANSWER: there is a built in panty and it has ample coverage
do these bottoms have build in underwear too?
lynn b on Jun 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes! They are very comfortable.
Do these have build in panties?
Carolyn S on Jun 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, these have built in panties.
what is the difference between the Aquabelle black nylon short & the other black loose short (#1134)?
mariellen v on Jun 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The black nylon short does not stretch out, and dries quicker. The bllack loose short has some stretch and give to it, the nylon does not.
Is there a drawstring on these shorts?
a s on Oct 31, 2014
BEST ANSWER: No drawstring , but elastic waist ! Fit is good
Do they have a liner?
Kim H on Aug 2, 2015
BEST ANSWER: BUilt in panty
what size would I need if I'm size 16 Australian?
A shopper on Feb 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hello! You would be a size 12 US sizing.
Do any of these shorts have drawstrings around the waist? I have big hips and small waist
A shopper on Jan 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: unfortunately non of them have, sorry.
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