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average rating 4.9 out of 5
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Reviewed by Hector A., from United States
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Size Purchased
X-Large
Size Normally Worn
X-Large
Height
6' 1"
Performance
  • Cross Training
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great choice

Another great purchase, always satisfied

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Quality
Rated 5 out of 5
Comfort
Rated 5 out of 5
Sizing
Rated 0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2, where minus 2 is Runs Small, 0 is True To Size and 2 is Runs Big
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Hi Hector,

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us on the Versatile Shorts and for being a supporter of BP. :) We love seeing our BP customers crushing their workouts in our gear.

Reviewed by Mark M., from United States
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The Versatile Short (w/ Compression Liner) (Cool Grey w/ Storm Compression)
I recommend this product
Size Purchased
Large
Size Normally Worn
Large
Height
6' 1"
Performance
  • Running
  • Cross Training
  • Weightlifting
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great for running, crossfit, leg day, or any day!

I had always wanted to try these, but I'm usually hesitant to get shorts I can't try on first since my big thighs don't always mix well with the slim leg that has been in fashion lately. However, I took the plunge and I'm so glad that I did. The fit manages to be slim and flattering while still providing enough comfortable room for someone who never skips leg day. They stretch in all the right ways and the liner is snug enough to not go anywhere even on the highest of intensity workouts yet doesn't feel constricting. The length is just right. The overall sizing really is the definition of "True to size". The liner pockets don't seem like they should be big enough for a phone but they are. Zippered rear pocket is just the right size and location for my wallet. And the material and build quality is top notch. I would struggle to find and serious issues with these shorts, though my only minor quibble is that I'm not a huge fan of when the liner extends beyond the hem of the shorts, but somehow I can scoot the liner up my legs a bit to even it out and it STILL doesn't go anywhere (doesn't ride up or sneak back down), which I find to be really impressive. Seriously, some other brands could stand to learn from the design of these. I only wish they had more colors in stock right now but I'll add a couple more pairs as soon as I can. Wholeheartedly recommended!

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Born Primitive EU

Hi Mark,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and providing us with your feedback on the Versatile Shorts. :) We are thrilled to hear that they are performing well for you.

Thank you for being a supporter of Born Primitive. :)

Reviewed by S.R, from Israel
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Size Purchased
Large
Size Normally Worn
Large
Performance
  • Running
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Great

Great! My husband loves it

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Rated 5 out of 5
Comfort
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Reviewed by Jamison C., from United States
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Size Purchased
Medium
Size Normally Worn
Medium
Height
5' 11"
Performance
  • Running
  • Cross Training
  • Weightlifting
  • Yoga
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Worth the wait!

Every time I have gone to order the 7" Navy compression shorts they were sold out. Now that I have a pair I finally understand why. They are soft, lightweight and, compression liner is supportive but not restrictive. They fit so great I bought another in a different color!

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Reviewed by P K.
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The Versatile Short (w/ Compression Liner) (Cool Grey w/ Storm Compression)
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Perfect running shorts

Bought it not thinking much supporting a small business when I needed a new shorts. Was I impressed so much. Yes and I got a couple more. This is now my long distance running shorts. A sleeve on the right thought holds an iPhone 12 with Quadlock case. The left one has a sleeve for keys fobs etc. I used it to keep an ID card. Pocket at the back with a zip for that mask. And voila - it’s game time.

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Hi P.K.

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and providing us with your feedback on the Versatile Short. :) We are thrilled to hear that they are performing well for you.

Thank you for being a supporter of Born Primitive. :)

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Sizing Chart
Men's Tops Men's Bottoms Women's Tops Sports Bras Women's Bottoms Unisex Kids

men's tops

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE CHEST
XS 34-35"
S 36-37"
M 38-39"
L 40-41"
XL 42-43"
XXL 44-46"
3XL 47-49"
XS 86-90
S 91-94
M 95-99
L 100-107
XL 108-114
XXL 115-122
3XL 123-130

Measuring Tips:

For the most accurate measurements, we suggest measuring as close to the skin as possible.

Chest Measurement:

Wrap the measuring tape around the widest point of the chest starting at the front and center of your torso.

men's bottoms

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE HIP THIGH
S (30) 32-36" 18-21"
M (32) 36-40" 20-25"
L (34) 40-43" 24-28"
XL (36) 43-46" 27-31"
2XL (38) 46-49" 30-34"
3XL (40) 50-53" 33-37"
S 81-91 46-53
M 91-102 51-64
L 102-109 61-71
XL 109-117 69-79
2XL 117-124 76-86
3XL 127-135 89-64

Measuring Tips:

We have determined that your waist measurement will most likely dictate your size. Secondary to waist size, if you notice your thighs exceed the limit on our chart you may need to go up a size.

Thigh Measurement:

Measure around the widest area of the thigh.

Hip Measurement:

Measure around the largest area of your hips, encapsulating the roundest part of your gluteus.

women's tops

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE BUST
XS 28-31"
S 32-33"
M 34-36"
L 37-39"
XL 40-42"
XS 71-79
S 80-84
M 85-92
L 93-100
XL 101-107

Measuring Tips:

For the most accurate measurements, we suggest measuring as close to the skin as possible while wearing a non-padded, non-compression bra.

Bust Measurement:

Wrap the measuring tape around the widest point of the chest starting at the front and center of the torso.

sports bras

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

Size 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42
A XS XS S M L L XL -
B XS XS S M L XL XL -
C XS S S M L XL XL 2XL
D S S M M L XL 2XL 2XL
DD S S M L XL XL 2XL -
E - M M L XL 2XL 2XL -
Size 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95
A XS XS S M L L XL -
B XS XS S M L XL XL -
C XS S S M L XL XL 2XL
D S S M M L XL 2XL 2XL
DD S S M L XL XL 2XL -
E - M M L XL 2XL 2XL -

Measure Your Rib Cage:

Measure around your rib cage just under your bust. Round down to the closest inch. This is your rib cage measurement, which you’ll need to figure out your band and cup size.

Figure out your band size:

Take your rib cage measurement from step 1 and read across the chart below to find your band size

Rib Cage Measurement Band Size
25" - 27" 30
27" - 29" 32
29" - 31" 34
31" - 33" 36
33" - 35" 38
35" - 37" 40
37" - 39" 42

Figure out your cup size - This is a 2-step process:

First, measure around the fullest part of your bust. Keep the tape straight across your back. Round up to the nearest whole number. This is your bust measurement.

Now, subtract your rib cage measurement (step 1) from your bust measurement (step 3). The difference in inches is your suggested cup size. If you’re between sizes, round up.

Bust Size Minus
 Rib Cage Size
Your Cup Size
3" AA
4" A
5" B
6" C
7" D
8" DD
9" E

Calculate Your Size:

First, measure around the fullest part of your bust. Keep the tape straight across your back. Round up to the nearest whole number. This is your bust measurement.

Now, measure your rib cage. Subtract your bust measurement from your rib measurement. The difference in centimeters is your suggested cup size. If you’re between sizes, round up.

2.5 CM= A | 5 CM= B | 7.5 CM= C | 10 CM= D | 12.5 CM= DD | 15 CM= E

Fit Guidelines:

Every bra serves a different purpose for different activities and we recommend referencing each specific bra product description to determine the best bra for your body and sport. Our bras should generally fit snug. Wearing the bras too loose will not likely provide adequate support.

***Please note, a majority of our sports bras are medium support and medium coverage. If you are looking for the highest impact support that we offer; check out the X-Factor, Intensity or Moxie Sports Bra!

women's bottoms

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE HIP THIGH WAIST
00-0 | XS 34-36" 19-21" 24-27"
2-4 | S 36-38" 21-23" 27-30"
4-6 | M 38-40" 23-26" 30-33"
8-10 | L 40-43" 26-28" 33-36"
10-12 | XL 43-46" 28-30" 36-39"
14-16 | 2XL 47-50" 31-33" 40-43"
00-0 | XS 86-91 48-53 61-69
2-4 | S 91-97 53-58 69-76
4-6 | M 97-102 58-66 76-84
8-10 | L 102-109 66-71 84-91
10-12 | XL 109-117 71-76 91-99
14-16 | 2XL 117-127 76-84 100-109

Measuring Tips:

We have determined that your waist measurement will most likely dictate your size. Right on the edge between two sizes? You can utilize your thigh and hip measurements as secondary guidelines to help you find the perfect size.

Waist Measurement:

Measure around the smallest part of your torso, keeping the measuring tape as horizontal as possible.

Thigh Measurement:

Measure around widest area of the thigh.

Hip Measurement:

Measure around the largest area of your hips, encapsulating the roundest part of your gluteus.

Unisex

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

SIZE CHEST
XXXS 30-31"
XXS 32-33"
XS 34-35"
S 36-37"
M 38-39"
L 40-41"
XL 42-43"
XXL 44-46"
3XL 47-49"
XXXS 76-80
XXS 81-85
XS 86-90
S 91-95
M 96-100
L 101-105
XL 106-110
XXL 111-117
3XL 118-124

Measuring Tips:

For the most accurate measurements, we suggest measuring as close to the skin as possible.

Chest Measurement:

Wrap the measuring tape around the widest point of the chest starting at the front and center of your torso.

Kid's Size Chart

measurements in inches

measurements in centimeters

Size Age Height Weight Chest Waist
XS (4/5) 3-5 39-44” 33-42 lbs 22-23” 22-23”
S (6/7) 5-7 45-49” 43-57 lbs 24-25.5” 23-23.5”
M (8) 7-8 50-52” 50-67 lbs 26.5” 24.5”
L (10/12) 9-12 53-58” 68-87 lbs 27.5-28.5” 25.5-26.5”
XL (12/14) 12-14 59-64” 88-100 lbs 30.5-32” 28”-29.5”
XS (4/5) 3-5 99-112 15-19 kg 56-58 56-58
S (6/7) 5-7 114-124 19.5-26 kg 61-65 58-60
M (8) 7-8 127-132 23-30 kg 67 62
L (10/12) 9-12 135-148 31-39.5 kg 70-72 65-67
XL (12/14) 12-14 150-163 40-45 kg 77-81 70-75

Youth Sports Bras

Size Height Chest Waist
XS (12) 53-57” 26-27.5” 25.5-26.5”
S (14) 58-61” 27.5-29” 26.5-28”
M (16) 61-64” 29-31” 28-29.5”
XS (12) 135-145 66-70 65-67
S (14) 147-155 70-74 67-70
M (16) 155-163 74-79 70-75

Measuring Tips:

For the most accurate measurements, we suggest measuring as close to the skin as possible.

Bust Measurement:

Wrap the measuring tape around the widest point of the chest starting at the front and center of the torso.

Waist Measurement:

Measure around the smallest part of your torso, keeping the measuring tape as horizontal as possible.

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