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There are many opinions about the “right” inseam length for shorts, but you really can’t go wrong with a hem just above the knee. Enter: these Uniqlo U Climbing Shorts, on sale now for $30, just in time for warm weather.
They’re a toned-down version of hiking shorts with a belted waist and roomy pockets that resemble (almost twice the price) Gramiccis strategist Stephanie Buschardt, who describes them as a hybrid of “dad chinos and used camp counselors.” But in contrast to traditional nylon hiking gear, the U Climbing Shorts are made from a cotton-canvas blend which combined with a relaxed, Baggies-like fit means you have plenty of room to breathe. The unisex trousers come in four shades and are listed in sizes XS to XXL for men. So check the size chart before you grab yours.
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