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Men's Washed Out™ Short


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$24.99 $40.00
Style# 1491953
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Uses: Travel
Size & Fit Guide | Reviewers rated this product Fits Slightly Small | Fit Modern Classic


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Style# 1491953
Uses Travel


These soft cotton chino shorts feature an easy-wearing modern-classic fit and the kind of effortless style demanded by warm days and plenty of sunshine.

  • Modern Classic Fit
  • Imported

  • 100% cotton poplin


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 26 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect Summer Short!!! Perfect. Colorful. Summer essential short. Love it!!! May 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Everyday Shorts For some reason, I find it very difficult to find a good pair of everyday shorts. I searched for some time and found these on Columbia's website. I've had them a couple weeks and have worn them several times and am very pleased with my purchase. I'm going to give them another couple weeks and if they hold up I'll probably buy 1-2 more pairs. May 5, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good shorts Comfy good quality shorts April 28, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by great shorts They fit a little small (a 36 fits like a 35 in my case). They look great and feel great. Highly recommended. April 14, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great shorts I'm kinda thin and 6 feet tall and the 8inch inseam fits me great. The shorts are good looking enough khakis to wear anywhere but they are extremely light and wick water some. April 9, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great for taller slimmer guys I am tall and slim and not a fan of short shorts above my knees by a foot or overly large shorts These shorts fit great (not tight or too baggy), right at the knee in length. Very lightweight and I don't get hot when walking to and from campus on warm day. I have two pairs of these in different colors and will probably buy a few more in different colors! March 3, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love these shorts! I love the light weight feel and yet still so very durable. I hope you NEVER discontinue these shorts. I will continue to buy these shorts every couple of months. November 28, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Light weight material Good for summer activities September 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Shorts Great product! Exceeded my expectations August 13, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by River Rafting I got these for a river rafting trip in North Carolina. They worked great! They were comfortable and durable. Dried fast! August 10, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Shorts Fits a little small but great shorts. Not too light, not too heavy. Buy without reservation. July 26, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Men's washed out shorts I really like these shorts. I had been looking in several stores and the were always out of 38 /10 size. Ordered online from Columbia and they were cheaper than the store. Very happy. July 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Shorts It was either great fit but poor quality or vice versa. This shorts fit well and the quality is excellent. July 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great fit and function but color name misleading Great shorts but the color wasn't what I thought it would be. I expected India Ink to be black, but it turned out to be gray. July 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dig 'em Great shorts, perfect weight-not too light nor heavy. True to size. they don't flare out like a lot of other shorts. Very comfy all around. June 26, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Washed Out Shorts Runs small in waist. Need one waist size larger. Length is good. Lighter fabric than other Columbia shorts. Probably won't order again. May 27, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by like how they fit an look The Washout shorts are a very versatile garment. They fit nice and feel very comfortable quick dry if wet and look good on the town. Great fishing and night life pair of shorts. May 27, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by shorts I really enjoyed the comfort and fit I used them for golf and fishing. each time they performed great I will buy more of these May 26, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by nice lightweight short These are a great pair of shorts. They are cotton poplin, but when I received them I was surprised by their lightness. They have nice movement and are very comfortable. May 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very comfortable These are lightweight, breathable and fit comfortably. Good to wear outdoors or casually. I got four pairs and enjoy these for everyday wear. April 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by great comfort, & color great for fishing on boat April 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by As advertised The fit is true to size and the material is not to light and not to heavy. Just right for hot/humid climate. Velcro on back pockets provide security for the average wallet. April 6, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Columbia Offers These shorts are incredible! They are made of a light weight material that sheds water and stains easily but are still durable. Some shorts I have ordered from Columbia in the past have been a little transparent when wet but these shorts hide even the darkest of undergarments. I will be purchasing a full stock of these for my everyday use during the Texas Summer. The 8 inch inseam is a little long for my taste but I think that my coworkers appreciate it compared to the 6 inch shorts I was wearing. February 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best all purpose shorts I am an athletic 5'9", 155 pound, seventeen year old, outdoor enthusiast. Finding clothing that fits, looks stylish, and holds up to abuse is a nightmare. I cannot tell you the amount of time I have devoted to finding clothing that will suit my myriad of vastly differing lifestyles (ranging from survivalist camping to boarding school to construction work). Finally, I've found that happy medium. I purchased a pair of 30x10 in India Ink from a local Renys at the start of this summer, and I could not be happier with them. Fit: This is my favorite part of these shorts. Very stylish, tight/tim fit that fits well at the butt and down through the legs. The 10" length is not too wide at the bottom, and cuts just above the Knee. A far cry from the tasteless wide-cut shorts that are so common today. They also seem to fit far better than any other styles of Columbia shorts that I have purchased which also claim "modern classic fit" While tight enough to look great, they are incredibly comfortable, and allow enough mobility to easily move and run in them (I've used them for a 10 mile trail run before). Function: The make and build quality is very high, and I have had no issues with wear, despite heavy abuse. I do wear a belt with them however so as to not to put too much tension on the button (Its just a tad tight, but I haven't had any issues with it yet). The fabric is very light- but strong- keeping you cool in the summer, and drys very quickly, which is incredibly useful (ever spilled a drink on yourself? gone in 15 minutes). Even the pockets are deep, and easily accessible. The back pockets are worth mention, having a velcro closure, rather than the standard button. I actually really enjoy this, as it allows easy access, and I do not have to worry about popping a button when sliding down a rock or climbing a tree. Overall, these are amazing. The perfect combination of style and practicality. They look great, feel great, and work great. I wear them everywhere and anywhere: in the woods, hiking, working carpentry, on dates, and to school. I will definitely be getting more. September 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazing Shorts These shorts are everything they are advertised to be. I wear mine primarily for work, however they are also great for going to town. They are very durable and stylish. As an added bonus, they dry very quickly. I will be buying more in the very near future. July 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by My husband LOVES these! I got these breezy shorts for my husband over a year ago and they have been his favorite shorts yet. He loves Columbia brand, and these are so light and such a comfortable fabric that they work for just about anything. I'm getting him another pair for his birthday this year! July 9, 2014
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide
Men's Body Measurement (Inches)
Pant Size 28-30 32 34 36 40 44
Waist 26-29 29-32 32-35 36-39 40-43 44-47
Hips 32-34 35-37 38-40 41-43 44-46 48-50
Inseam Varies by Item
Pant Size 36 40 44
Waist 36-39 40-43 44-47
Hips 41-43 44-46 48-50
Inseam Varies by Item
How to Measure
Mens size chart measurement guide
  • 1. Neck: Measure at the base or thickest part of your neck.
  • 2. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 3. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 4. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 5. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 6. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.
Men's Fit Guide
Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
mens performance fit bottom
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
mens active fit bottom
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
mens modern classic fit bottom
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
mens relaxed fit bottom

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
UPS Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
UPS 2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
UPS Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
Free Standard Shipping

Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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