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Billabong Boardshorts Style Guide

Billabong Boardshorts Style Guide

Our complete guide to Billabong Boardshorts for Spring '16, giving you the low down on the technical specs, fit, and style so you know exactly what product works for you.



Shred Right

- Billabong Shred Right 4-way stretch fabric made from shredded
and recycled PET. One pair of boardshorts keeps approximatel
25 plastic bottles from ending up in the ocean or a landfill.


4-Way Stretch

- Featuring extra fine & tightly compressed yarns for a smooth
hand, consistent 4-way stretch.


Micro Repel

- Improved Micro Repel fabric coatings eliminate saturation and
repel water, keeping your boardshorts dryer and lighter, longer.

Performance Fit

- Precisely engineered patterns to minimize seams for enhanced
stretch and performance.

Cotton Blend

- Features our unique cotton blend fabric that combines the breathable
vintage softness and look of cotton with the stretchable performance
of polyester.


Micro Repel

- Improved Micro Repel fabric coatings eliminate saturation and
repel water, keeping your boardshorts dryer and lighter, longer.

Laybacks Fit

- A shorter, modern fit with full elastic & drawcord waist and on seam pockets.
Perfect for either a quick poolside dip or for lazing on the sofa.

Supreme Suede

- The perfect combination of softness and durability, an unmatched

option for comfort and the surf lifestyle.

Micro Repel

- Improved Micro Repel fabric coatings eliminate saturation and
repel water, keeping your boardshorts dryer and lighter, longer.

Performance Fit

- Precisely engineered patterns to minimize seams for enhanced
stretch and performance.



Shred Right
- Billabong Shred Right 4-way right stretch fabric made from shredded
and recycled PET. One pair of boardshorts keeps approximately 25 plastic bottles from ending up in the ocean or a landfill.

Micro Repel

- Improved Micro Repel fabric coatings eliminate saturation and repel water, keeping your
boardshorts dryer and lighter, longer.


Cotton Blend

- Features our unique cotton blend that combines the breathable vintage softness and look of cotton
with the stretchable performance of polyester. We believe performance should never come at the expense of style, and thanks
to our cotton blend, it doesn't have to.

Lasso Waist

- Features a full waist drawcord for the ideal fit.

On Seam Pockets

- On seam, pockets that will take you from surf to sand.

Lo Tides Fit

- A shorter cut and modern fit perfect for either a quick shred or lounge on the beach.


- Our shortest length, well above the knee.

- Above the knee, mid length.

- On the knee, mid length.

Performance Fit:This style is the professionals choice, most commonly offered in stretch, water repellent, quick drying and rash resistant fabric.

Hybrids: The style offers the functionality of a board short and the aesthetic of a casual walk short. Hybrids give the option of wearing your favourite formal style
short to a special occasion, followed by the beach. Aka boardwalks & submersibles.

Signature Series: These boardshorts are predominantly designed by athletes to reflect their favourite fabrics & styles offered to them based on their sport.

Volleys: Elastic waist boardshorts which are usually shorter in length and made from standard polyester fabric. Perfect for casual beach day. Aka swimshorts, elastic waists and Jam's.