Lightweight hiking shorts, perfect for summer adventuring.
Ditch the leggings and opt for a pair of shorts this summer with the Patagonia Quandary Shorts. Made with a stretchy nylon/spandex blend and a gusseted crotch, they have plenty of mobility for steep ascents and tricky scrambles. With pockets to carry your essentials and a DWR finish to shed light rain showers - this is the perfect all-round summer hiking short.
We know our customers like to know exactly what they're buying; we're not going to sugar coat it, but we are going to explain it. We've divided up all of the sustainable features we've identified across our product ranges and grouped them into three so you know how your purchase is making an impact: Think Nature, Think Welfare, Think People.
The Patagonia Women's Quandary Short - Forge Grey has the following sustainability attributes...
This brand is a B-Corp Certified Brand. B Lab is a non-profit network that ensures the global economy benefits all people, communities, and the planet. If a brand is a B-Corp Certified brand, their entire social and environmental impact has been measured and marked high enough to consider them a leader in the global movement for an inclusive, equitable and regenerative economy. B Lab’s standards help companies to improve their social and environmental impact.
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By recycling fabrics, we are not only stopping extra waste heading to landfill but also reducing the need for virgin fabrics to be created. Recycled fabrics can be anything from recycled polyester to recycled cotton and where recycled cotton is used, it's often offcuts from factory floors that would otherwise end up in landfill.
This brand partners with the Fair Labor Association (FLA). The FLA has a broader remit and does not just focus on the apparel industry. They aim to protect workers rights around the world and collaborate with universities, civil society organisations and companies to create sustainable working conditions. FLA have their own Code of Conduct based off the UN’s International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) standards. Affiliated companies must implement this Code of Conduct across their supply chain.
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|Patagonia Women's Top & Bottom Size Guide||XS||S||M||L||XL|
|Chest (Inch)||32 - 33||34 - 35||36 - 37||38.5 - 40||44|
|UK Size||4 - 6||8 - 10||12 - 14||16 - 18||20|
|US Size||0 - 2||4 - 6||8 - 10||12 - 14||16-18|