Size Guide How to Measure INCH CM WAIST HIP INSEAM XS 20 26 4” S 22 28 4” M 24 30 4” L 26 31 4” XL 28 33 4” If you anticipate that ASCEND SHORTS - OLIVE may not fit as expected, please refer to our return policy to ensure you're order is valid to exchange. WaistMeasure around your natural waistline. This is usually the narrowest part of your torso, located above your belly button and below your ribcage.The waist measurements in the chart are specific sizes in inches (e.g., 20 inches for XS).HipMeasure around the fullest part of your hips and buttocks.Keep the tape measure horizontal around your body.The hip measurements in the chart are specific sizes in inches (e.g., 26 inches for XS).InseamThe inseam is the length of the shorts from the crotch to the bottom of the leg hem.The chart specifies a standard inseam length of 4 inches for all sizes.When selecting a size, ensure that the waist and hip measurements are comfortable for you. Shorts should fit snugly around the waist without being too tight, and provide enough room around the hips for comfort and ease of movement. The inseam length will determine how long the shorts are on your legs, so consider this measurement in relation to your height and where you prefer your shorts to fall on your thigh. The measurements in the chart refer to the garment's dimensions, so select a size that aligns with your measurements and desired fit. Report an issue.