As other websites have pointed out, we write about Patagonia Baggies a lot. (The style sits atop our lists of the best men’s lounge shorts and the best women’s lounge shorts, and appears in many of our guides to outdoors essentials.) And that’s for good reason: “They’re the perfect length, very lightweight, and have great pockets to shove my wallet into if I have to run out for a few minutes,” explains one cool person (Nick Sugihara, the founder of clothing line Ijji) who has recommended them to us. Given that we haven’t even hit summer’s hottest days, we’re admittedly surprised to see this lighter twist on the classic Baggies already on sale for 25 percent off. Instead of nylon, the Baggies Lights shorts are made with ripstop polyester, making them even breezier and faster-drying (two reasons the brand says the “amphibious” style is designed for all land and water activities). If you don’t like the green color shown, you can get the same sale price on a black pair (other shades — including gray, pink, yellow, and three different blues — are discounted, but not as much). While the sale technically only applies to the Baggies Lights for men, some stylish women told us that they prefer to wear men’s pairs (just look at sizing on women’s pairs to get a sense of your comparable size in men’s).
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