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Olivia Short

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Olivia Short

The Olivis Short is your favorite Tess Short silhouette in our favorite Stretch Zion fabric! A standard fit allows for relaxed and easy movement during spontaneous adventures.

size ruler Size Guide
  • Front and back patch pockets
  • Style with hem rolled up or down
  • Size 4 = 5 (12.7cm) inseam
  • Standard fit
  • Mid rise
  • Imported
  • 97% Nylon / 3% Spandex
  • Stretch 'Zion' performance woven with wicking finish
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Great shorts for an active summer!
I LOVE these shorts. I owned a pair of the Tess shorts a couple years ago, and they were great, but they were cotton/canvas and not great for really warm weather because they would show sweat marks. These remedy that problem perfectly. The same cut and sizing, but with a more durable and wicking fabric for outdoor adventures. I also love that they are a flattering length...not too short and not too long. I wear my pants fitted, but I don't like my shorts to be very tight so I went up a size from what I normally wear in Prana. I'm 5'2'', 120lbs and ordered a size 2
May 12, 2017
Another great pair of shorts
Love these shorts. The Zion fabric is great for drying quick and the bit of stretch it provides.
I bought them in mood indigo and moon rock--both great colors.

My only disappointment is that it feels as though they run small (bought size 4). I have halle pants, asha shorts and hazel shorts all in size four--they fit great. I bought two pair of these and both feel snug. I am not returning them, but am not totally satisfied with the sizing. Stats: 5'6", 127 lbs, athletic build.
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My Favorite Shorts to wear...EVER!
Prana knocked it out of the park with these shorts. I cannot say enough great things about the fit, length, style, wearability, etc. These are very flattering on and as a 36 year old I feel the length is just right. I don't like super long shorts but I find most shorts to be too short. I also recently got back from a trip oversees and these barely wrinkled at all throughout their two weeks in my suitcase. I love them so much I bought one in each color. Please keep these around ande add more fun colors. These should be a Prana Staple. I am 5'6" 117lbs-120lbs given the day and I ordered a size 2. I tried on a 0 which still fit but I don't like things tight around my waist. I'd rather have extra room and use a belt.
July 6, 2017
A bit tight in the thighs
Cute shorts, nice color (indigo), good length, fit as expected in the waist and seat, but dang I wish prana would start making some shorts for ladies with muscular thighs. Not a flattering fit if you have an athletic build.
June 6, 2017
Very cute but didn't work for me
The material is great and the shorts are cute. Unfortunately, they did not work for me. I wear a 6 in the Halle pants and sized up to an 8 in these. There was a gap in the waist and the legs were a bit tighter than I would have liked. I have an old pair of Asha shorts and was hoping these would be similar! Maybe they would have loosened up over time, but I decided not to risk it. If there was a tie in the waist, like there is on the halle pant, I would have even sized up more just so I could keep these! If you don't have thick legs or a well-endowed bum, these will probably work for you!
June 9, 2017
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Best climbing shorts
I've been on the hunt for great outdoor climbing shorts for years that would hold up to the wear and tear of scraping up rocks and weren't knee length. These are durable, stay underneath the waist loop of my harness, long enough that they don't ride up at all with my leg loops, and short enough that I can climb in the heat of the summer. I've bouldered, single pitch sport climbed, and multipitched in them and they've held up so well that I'm ordering a few more pairs. They're also great for most other outdoor activities and are pretty flattering on top of all that.

I'm about 5'7" and 140 lbs and a size 6 is great for a day's wear. However, they do stretch out a bit over a day so I'm grabbing 4s for my next pairs for when I want to wear them for multiple days without washing them.
July 15, 2017
Great summer shorts!
Absolutely love that Prana is now making women's shorts in the awesome Zion fabric. These shorts do fit snug though. I have the Hazel shorts in size 8 and these were same size, but fit is definitely tighter. Thankfully, they stretch a lot so I didn't have to return them, but if you want a more relaxed fit you might have to size up. They also gap a bit at the waist, and unlike some other Prana styles, they didn't have drawstring to help with that issue, so curvy ladies beware that there will be same gapping at the waist. That being said, they are a great short for hiking, camping, summer fun. I do recommend them! For reference- I'm 5'4", 140, curvy and I bought an 8.
June 2, 2017
Great shorts!
Shipment was prompt and product arrived in perfect condition.
June 15, 2017
Love the way they fit. They fit just like the Tess short, but with a lighter quick dry fabric. Very flattering fit on the buns, which is always a plus. I typically wear a size 0 and these fit perfectly. I'm 5"1 and 105 lbs. The length is great for my small frame. Not to long and not to short.
May 11, 2017
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New Favorite Shorts
So, I own a LOT of Prana bottoms. This is probably the 4th or 5th style of shorts that I have given a go in recent years. I was more than a little upset that my last pair of Bliss shorts (RIP - discontinued) gave up the ghost last summer because none of the other shorts I'd tried had lived up to those.

I adore my Halle pants and like the fit of the Tess short (not so keen on the cotton, though) so I figured that I'd go out on a limb and give these shorts a go.

The Olivias knock it out of the park. Unlike some of the other pants I own from Prana, these do run true to size. I am a XS/0/00 in most other bottoms and the 0 here fits perfectly (recently moved down from a 0 to 00 in the Kara/Kayla pants, got tired of them falling off after a day's wear...). I love that they stabilized the wasitband so that it doesn't stretch out and get saggy over the course of the day. If anything, the rise is a little higher than I'd anticipated, but it keeps everything in place without a belt.

Will definitely be picking up more colors when I place my next order! How about a dark raisin/purple color in the future? I'd wear the heck out of those!
July 13, 2017
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