The KÜHL W's KONTRA™ SHORT features a super lightweight version of our quick drying ÜBERKÜHL™ bi-component UPF 35 fabric. The KONTRA™ cotton/nylon blend is designed especially for comfort and breathability in hot, humid conditions.
The roll-up tab provides versatility to match the conditions, and the W's KONTRA SHORT easily rolls up from an 18" knicker to an 11" short.
The internal draw cord allows a custom fit, and multiple pockets provide plentiful storage. Embroidery on the back pockets adds stylish detail.
- Fabric: 72% Cotton, 26% Nylon, 2% Spandex | 3.4 oz./sq. yd.; 115 GSM
- UPF 35
- INSEAM KNICKER: 18"
- INSEAM SHORT: 11"
- Super lightweight fabric with stretch
- Internal draw cord
Short rolls down to 18" knickers
- Stylish pockets with stitching detail
- Rolls up from 18" knickers to an 11" short
KÜHL® User Reviews
Fantastic shorts. This is my favorite style. Lightweight and comfy. Nice deep cargo pockets fit my phone perfectly. I have this in 4 colors, blue being my favorite. I hope they never change the style. I'm 5 foot 7 125 pounds and the size 6 fit perfect. Love.
Posted by Lorie on July 10th 2017
I am a one woman Kuhl machine! The fit is great for me and the sizing is very consistant. I have a couple different styles and always enjoy how I feel in them. I love the little cargo pockets and styling of the smallish front pockets. I especially like that the length is adjustable, too. Since I have the Splash pants and the Kendra capris - which both have deep pockets, I'm not too upset about that. Plus, I almost never go anywhere without a bag.
Posted by Moonmama on May 22nd 2017
They're expensive, but I wear them so much the price per wear is totally worth it. Versatile, cute, natural fabrics but still quick drying...super comfy. For those complaining the front pockets are too small: why would you want giant pockets right on your hips, for both looks and practicality (if you wear these with a backpack with a waistband, as I have, you couldn't store anything much in there anyway). Also, the cargo pockets are roomy and easy to reach. Just put your stuff in there!
Posted by Christy on August 14th 2016
These are great summer shorts. It is hard to find lightweight cotton hiking pants. I am 5'6" 128lb, bought size 10 - I like relaxed fit in hips for hiking. The waist was a little big for me, but it is not a problem with drawstring. Like a previous reviewer, I would prefer front pockets to be deeper. As it it is, they only good for a handkerchief. I would also like Kuhl to make a full length version of same pant, same fabric with cargo pockets.
Posted by EA on June 05th 2016
Independent Reviews by eKomi58 Total Reviews
High quality and fit to size
I love this product and use it to hike as well as to go out on the town.
Hiking short, very comfortable and functional
I wear these shorts to work and also when I play. They are VERY comfortable. The only complaint I have is the length. I am 5 feet tall and all pants/shorts I buy need to be hemmed.
nice pockets and length
I prefer longer shorts and these fit the bill. I was concerned about the roll up cuff, but they are designed in a way that the cuff stays in play and looks tidy when rolled up. I like the higher cut in the back and the fabric is awesome. The pockets sure too shallow for my phone, but it fits perfectly in the cargo pocket. Now we just need more colors. I LOVE these shorts. I wear them a lot day to day.