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Women's Fastest-Drying, Odor-Fighting, Canvas Short

You can't sweat fast enough for these shorts. Built with 37.5® Technology to speed evaporation and cool you down, so you can end the day as strong as you started.
  • 6-ounce, 53% cotton/25% polyester/22% 37.5® polyester canvas
  • FastDry® with 37.5® Technology makes this our fastest drying gear
  • Built to move with Rugged Flex® technology
  • Ribbed, knit waistband wicks away moisture
  • Mid rise; sits just below the waist
  • Slightly fitted through the hip and thigh
  • Zippered cell phone pocket
  • Cargo pockets and a utility band
  • Carhartt strong, triple-stitched main seams for durability
  • 10-inch inseam
  • Imported

For over 125 years, Carhartt, Inc. has been committed to offering the finest workwear products and customer service available. We stand behind the quality, craftsmanship, and performance of all our products. We use only the finest materials and apply strict quality control standards to each and every garment and accessory that we sell. Our goal is to ensure your satisfaction with each purchase and provide you the best possible service for years to come.

Since all apparel has an expected service life, this commitment does not cover damage caused by normal wear and tear (including zippers and other hardware), misuse, neglect, or obvious abuse of the garment. Carhartt, Inc. assumes no liability for garments that have had alterations, embroidery, or other ornamentation added to the garment.

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NEW

Force Extremes® short

$49.99

Style #102439
NEW
COLOR: Black


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WARRANTY

For over 125 years, Carhartt, Inc. has been committed to offering the finest workwear products and customer service available. We stand behind the quality, craftsmanship, and performance of all our products. We use only the finest materials and apply strict quality control standards to each and every garment and accessory that we sell. Our goal is to ensure your satisfaction with each purchase and provide you the best possible service for years to come.

Since all apparel has an expected service life, this commitment does not cover damage caused by normal wear and tear (including zippers and other hardware), misuse, neglect, or obvious abuse of the garment. Carhartt, Inc. assumes no liability for garments that have had alterations, embroidery, or other ornamentation added to the garment.

Please contact our customer service team for all warranty questions:

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Runs small
Bought these shorts a year or two ago and loved them. Decided to buy a couple more pairs and it appears that the sizing isn't the same... Definitely should have ordered a size larger than my older ones. Kind of disappointed.
June 14, 2018
IL
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Response from Carhartt
We have contacted the customer and shared the review with Product Design.
June 14, 2018
Therese S
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Wardrobe Necessity: Highly Recommend
These shorts are, as far as I'm concerned, an absolute wardrobe necessity. The fit is perfect (5'9" and 130#). My only problem is i only purchased two pairs, so I just purchased three more. They do not bind during hours of squatting and standing, nor do they ride up or sag. The elastic-ribbing waistband is strong enough to hold in place, yet soft enough not to feel tight. They wash up like a dream and, after several months of hard wear, they still look great; I wear them for social outings and major (and I do mean major) work in the yard. The handy loop on the side is perfect for keeping a pair of snips for a hammer handy; I've slid many a tool in the loop and any one of the numerous pockets; the storage abilities of these shorts virtually eliminate the need to wear a tool belt. I've laid a paver walkway, created and cleared out garden beds, cleaned out gutters, done some electrical work, and dug out banks for walls (obviously, no man around the house). These shorts, after washed, still look new! I highly recommend these shorts.
June 10, 2018
Nashville, TN
Age:
55-64
Gender:
Female
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Runs Small
 
Runs Large
Relaxed fit vs original fit
I had two pair that were the relaxed fit and I loved them so I ordered three more. Didn’t realize the relaxed fit had been discontinued and ordered the original fit by mistake. They are nowhere near as good on fit in the hips as the relaxed fit were. Really disappointed. These crawl up my but and aren’t comfortable.
June 10, 2018
San Antonio, TX
Purchased
1 year ago
Age:
55-64
Gender:
Female
Response from Carhartt
We have reached out to the customer and shared the review with Product Design.
June 11, 2018
Therese S
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Amazing Shorts
These shorts are beyond comfortable, especially with the elastic waistband. I ordered according to the sizing chart and the fit was perfect.
June 4, 2018
Brooklyn, NY
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Age:
25-34
Gender:
Female
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Great women’s work shorts
These replace a pair that finally wore out; so relieved that you didn’t change these excellent work shorts.
May 30, 2018
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1 month ago
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
Good and okay
Depending on which color since i bought 2. 5 stars for the Kaki but stone/gray is the 4. I bought both same time and size yet stone was lot smaller as in hard to button so they honored the free shipping and I sent it back and ordered the next size up. Well I get that in the mail and now its slightly larger than I noticed the color that I first got was darker almost black in color. Thought it was me or just the cut. Now I am thinking even tho it said the correct size in pants my first pair was wrong size and color.
May 24, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Response from Carhartt
We have reached out to the customer and shared the review with Quality Control.
May 25, 2018
Therese S
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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My favorite shorts!
It is really hard to find shorts that fit across the hips and don't gap in the waist, but these are perfect! The stretchy waistband means no exposed crack while working. I had to go up a size from my usual, but I am pleased with the fit. Love all the pockets!!
May 24, 2018
Yelm, WA
Age:
45-54
Gender:
Female
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Too tight! I get them on fine, and then I feel like I can’t move in them. Like I need to stretch them out.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
April 22, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Response from Carhartt
We have reached out to the customer to ensure satisfaction.
April 23, 2018
BrendaL O Staff
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Love them very comfortable and true to size fit
March 11, 2018
Walterboro , SC
Purchased
3 months ago
Age:
45-54
Gender:
Female
Fit
Runs Small
 
Runs Large
Wonderful.
Outstanding!
March 11, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
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Are these Women's "Force Extremes® Short" wrinkle free (no iron)?
Brian on Nov 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: These are a cotton-poly blend, but they aren't labeled as wrinkle-resistant. If you do decide to iron them, please be sure to use a cool iron and follow the garment care instructions on the tag.
How do these compare to the ForceLakota shorts you had last year - Fabric, fit, durability????
Pamela on Jul 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Both styles are made of 6 ounce fabric, the Force Extremes shorts feature our fastest drying technology (37.5) that keeps your body at an ideal temperature, they are also a slim fit. The Lakota shorts were a relaxed (bigger) fit and featured a FastDry technology that was similar, but did not keep the body at an ideal temperature since it did not have 37.5 technology like our Force Extremes shorts. They are both equally durable.
Is the material for these shorts similar to duck cotton?
A shopper on Jun 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I'm not sure I know what duck cotton is but if it's what I think it is, it not woven like that but is a lightweight sturdy cotton. Not the slight sheen i think duck cotton has.
What is the inseam on these?? Thanks!!
littleitaly112 on Feb 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: 10" inseam