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Fit Guide: Dickies Shorts

It’s that time of the year and you’re looking for shorts to skate in or just to wear day to day as it’s getting hotter... but there are a fair few variants about. We’ve explained the fits and differences in all of the Dickies shorts that we have in stock at Flatspot so that you know what you’re buying and how it’s going to fit.

Luke wears waist 31 in all the shorts featured here. He is 6ft and weighs 66kg.

Dickies 273 Slim Fit Work Shorts

Dickies 273 Slim Fit Work Shorts

The Dickies 273 Slim Fit Work shorts are slim through the seat and thigh and tend to sit below the waist. An inside leg length of 12” and length of 20.5”, these are shorter than the Dickies 803 Shorts and sit just above the knee. With a leg opening of 10” they’re slim fit with shorted length. A solid choice if you’re after a shorter yet slim fitting short this summer.

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Dickies 803 Slim 13" Shorts

Dickies 803 Slim 13" Shorts

The Dickies 803 Slim Work Shorts sit below the waist and are slim through the seat and thigh with an inside leg length of 13”. With a length of 22.5” they come down to about the middle of the knee. The Dickies 803 Shorts have a 9.5” opening so they’re not overly tight on the legs, however they are the skinniest cut of the range. Overall a good choice if you’re looking for a skinny fitting short with Dickies quality.


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Dickies 283 Multi Pocket Work Shorts

Dickies 283 Multi Pocket Work Shorts
The Dickies 283 Multi Pocket Work Shorts are the baggiest cut we have to offer, with a loose fit they sit at the waist and are roomier through the seat and thigh. Coming down just past the middle of the knee the Dickies 283 Multi Pocket Shorts have a 24” length and inside leg length of 13” and are the longest in the range. With the opening of the leg at 13” it allows for a boxy silhouette, giving you a baggier cut. If you’re looking for a roomy pair of baggy shorts then the Dickies 283 Multi Pocket Work Shorts are your best shot.

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Dickies 894 Industrial Work Short

Dickies 894 Industrial Work Short

The Dickies 894 Industrial Work Shorts sit below the waist and are slim through the seat and thigh. A short version of the Dickies 874 Trouser, the 894 Industrial Work Shorts are a slim fit with a leg opening of 9.5”. These are the shortest cut Dickies Shorts, sitting above the knee with a leg length of 18” and inside leg of 11”. These Dickies 894 Industrial Shorts are perfect if you’re after a slim but not skinny cut and for the length to be a bit shorter than the rest.

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