Xtra Life® Lycra® Aquabelle Black Extra Life Lycra Boy Short
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Xtra Life® Lycra® Aquabelle Black Extra Life Lycra Boy Short

STYLE # 1958
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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.
  • Created with Aquabelle's exclusive Xtra Life® Lycra® nylon fabric: swimsuits last 5-10 times longer in chlorinated environments, quick drying, comfortably resists fading, retain its shape and provides UV protection.
  • Boy short shapes hips, thighs and rear
  • Boy short swim bottom fits true to size
  • 82% Nylon / 18% Xtra Life® Lycra®
  • 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 exclusive chlorine-resistant swimwear collection engineered for high performance at every curve. Sporty yet feminine, the entire range is constructed with our AquaSculpt design fit system—ensuring full tummy and bust support. The anti-bounce Aquaform bra with fast-drying, lightweight cups and plush elastic shapes without sacrificing comfort. Aquaslim power mesh is strategically sewn into all the one-piece suits for a flattering middle. In fact, it’s been proven to cinch the waist by 1 ¾”. The superior quality helped Aquabelle earn the coveted Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, meaning these durable suits (some made with Xtra Life Lycra) have been third-party tested by the long-trusted authority for colorfastness, fabric abrasion, UV protection, and chlorine resistance. Go ahead, dive in!

Lycra Aquabelle Black Boy Short is rated 4.4545 out of 5 by 44.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best swim suit bottoms i've ever owned You will receive compliments and asked where you got them. I regularly go to the beach and needed something more modest because of my age and weight. these fit great and are so comfortable and soft. I'm now trying to lose weight and want one in every size I decrease to. I hope they are available in needed sizes. best swim suit bottoms ever.
Date published: 2014-10-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lane Swimmer These were purchased specifically for lane swim. I ordered a size 24 because I'm a chunky girl and figured from the other reviews it should fit well. They are so huge!! When I hike them up they come half way up my mid-drift. The leg holes are so big, if I sat with my legs apart a bit everyone would see my hoo haa. They fill up with water and you get air bubbles under the suit. The elastic waist isn't sewn down so the elastic bends and twists inside. The quality is great and I like that the tummy liner is also black. I did purchase another pair in a size down hoping they will fit better, I'm still awaiting them in the mail. I think I'll be making a trip to a seamstress! These definitely are made for either taller or bigger girls than me...I'm only 5'4. This size will just be used as a cover up now when we are on holidays.
Date published: 2014-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from waiting for sarong This is a very pretty and flattering suit. I did order it with the sarong but that did not arrive with the suit. I'm still waiting for it to come (4 weeks delayed to a move in the company warehouse). Person on the phone was very nice - hope it arrives! Meanwhile the suit fits well, covers nicely but doesn't look stodgy. I have a longer torso and most one piece suits are too short. This was fits great. I haven't worn it in the water yet.
Date published: 2012-03-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovely shorts and very good quality! I ordered a size 16 in these swimshorts, however, they were actually too big for me. My own fault as I was not sure about the US sizing and took a bit of a guess. Have to keep them as I unfortunately removed the tag in my excitement. Great looking shorts and very good quality. Nice cut on them too. If the duty from US to UK wasn't so expensive, I would order another pair in the correct size!
Date published: 2014-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome products, i keep extras the price is great on sale even greater, when things are on sale I buy extras (just in case) but products I have gotten last for quite awhile, I now have plenty of boyshorts and will still buy them on sale. the price beats anywhere else and they fit true to size. so far everything I have gotten has been top of the line quality. also easy to return if need different size.
Date published: 2014-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it!!! Love the Longitude brand. Love this suit and sarong set. Great for long-waisted ladies of average height. I'm 5'4" (barely) and this suit fits great through the torso. The matching sarong pulls together the look and hides the hips and thighs well--a much nicer look than shorts over a swimsuit. I received many compliments on this suit. Love it.
Date published: 2011-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it I am 5'9" and it's hard to find a swim suit that fits my long frame,so you can imagine how I felt when I ran across this company.Thank you swimsuitforall.I only which there were more to chose from for tall fiqure women.I need just the top to go with my bottom tankini that I purchased from another store the top is to short.I need a black top
Date published: 2011-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great option for swim bottoms! I bought this for an upcoming cruise with my small boys. This will be perfect for walking around, swimming or playing on the beach. Comfortable, good fit, enough weight to not feel revealing, true to size. Very comfortable, no worries of how everything is sitting, a good care-free option that doesn't make me feel too old!
Date published: 2014-01-14
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like the material
Judith F on Mar 3, 2015
don't know, probably returning
Mary O on Mar 2, 2015
I wanted coverage but I was tired of the skirts, love the boy shorts!
Donna M on Mar 2, 2015
fit is great
Diane R on Mar 2, 2015
how long are they in inches?
A shopper on Apr 28, 2014
what is the inseam length?
A shopper on Aug 20, 2014
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.
Reply · Report · Swim TeamStaff on Sep 11, 2014
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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.
Reply · Report · Glenda J on Feb 5, 2015
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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!
Reply · Report · Janice M on Jul 20, 2014
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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.
Reply · Report · Heather A on Jan 30, 2015
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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.
Reply · Report · Ivy E on Aug 15, 2014
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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.
Reply · Report · Sheri B on Feb 19, 2015
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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.
Reply · Report · Glenda J on Dec 5, 2014
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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.
Reply · Report · Swim TeamStaff on Nov 18, 2014
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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
Reply · Report · swimsuitsforallStaff on Feb 12, 2015
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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.
Reply · Report · Deborah K on Jan 3, 2015
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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.
Reply · Report · Swim TeamStaff on Sep 11, 2014
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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.
Reply · Report · Swim TeamStaff on Sep 11, 2014
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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.

Reply · Report · Swim TeamStaff on Aug 26, 2014
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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.
Reply · Report · Swim TeamStaff on Jun 24, 2014
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what is the inseam length?
jill r on Feb 6, 2015
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