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Billabong Women's Vintage Wetsuit Short

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Show off your vintage style in the water with this surf short, complete with a cheeky fit for all your water activities.

  • 2mm.
  • Retro style surf short.
  • Cheeky fit.
  • High waisted.
  • Internal sublimation.
  • 100% Neoprene.

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  • 3.5 star rating (Based on 3 Reviews)
    67% of Fit Survey Respondents said this item "Feels too big"
    33% of Fit Survey Respondents said this item "Feels true to size"

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  • rating star
    By from
    on 7/11/2013
    Feels too big

    Billabong uses the stretchiest, most comfortable neoprene (I have Oneill and Excel products as well for comparison)! Their collection of springwear runs big though. And these shorts I would say run two sizes big (also keep in mind wetsuits get roomier once they're wet). So in my normal fullsuits in Xcel, I wear an 8T. In billabong's cheeky jane, long jane, and one piece neoprene swimsuit, I wear a 6 comfortably. But in these shorts, based on other reviews I read online, I ordered a 4. Super glad I did - perfect fit. For reference, I'm 5"11, 135lbs. 26 inch waist. 36 inch hip. 4 feels more like a 6. Reviews I read said the 6 fit more like an 8.

  • rating star
    By from
    on 5/26/2013
    Feels true to size

    I got these for a two week surf trip. They're really really flattering and comfortable. But most importantly, they STAY ON wipeout after wipeout.

    After nearly two weeks of active, daily wear, they're still in good shape (though maybe a little faded) and I never have to worry about losing my bottoms. Can get a little sweaty on land, FWIW.

  • rating star
    By from
    on 2/4/2015
    Feels too big

    I was so excited about these, but when I got them and tried them on, I couldn't believe how ridiculous the cut was. There's not much coverage in the crotch, and the butt is cut out, leaving my butt cheeks hanging out and giving new meaning to "cheeky." They came up too high, to my belly button, and in the back it was a joke with how high they were and how high they came up my bottom. Also gave me a little muffin top and severely shortened my torso. Overall very unflattering, and also uncomfortable - the small crotch coverage is weird and wanted to dig up my crack. I thought they would be cute functional bottoms for surfing and wake surfing, but there's not enough coverage in the crotch or bottom, and too much up higher. Not really made for more athletic ladies if you ask me. I think if you have a smaller/flatter bum (that's perfectly toned), they could be cute. I ordered size 8 and am 5'8" 142 lbs. and they felt a little big, but I would have the same problems with the fit in a size 6.



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