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Customer Reviews

Based on 64 reviews
Height: 5'5''
Weight: 143
Size Purchased: L
Usual Size: M
Needs 2 pockets and a tan color.

I've already written about how the Frankie is my all time favorite underpants. I have one pair that has 2 pockets. One on each side of the inside of the waistband. I ordered more and the new ones have one pocket. I hope you plan on making them with two pockets in the future.

Also, I'd love these to come in a tan or almond color for under lighter dresses. The black shows through on my lighter colored clothing.

Height: 5’10”
Weight: 193?? (Never weigh)
Size Purchased: L
Usual Size: L
Perfect Under Dresses!

These finally came back into stock in time for me to experience how they work under dresses in the heat of mid-Atlantic summer. They are perfect! Previously I had worn synthetic slip shorts, cotton boy shorts, and bamboo boy shorts. The synthetic ones functioned fine, but were not very breathable; the natural fiber ones rode up on my legs and got sweaty. All of them held odor. Frankie has solved all of those issues! They are lightweight (also *not opaque*—definitely for use under another garment), breathable, and do not retain odor (I do wear underpants underneath, and I hang Frankie to air out overnight). My waist/hip measurements are solidly in the XL size on the chart. XL Frankie was a bit loose on me, so I purchased another in L, which is more snug on me, but not too tight (this has been my experience with Axis as well). I will wear both of them, but my preference is for the fit of the L. I really love these!

Melina W.
Height: 5’10”
Weight: 220
Size Purchased: XL
Usual Size: XL
Very nice!

The fit is a little more relaxed than what I was hoping for- I was hoping for a little more support around my mid section. I ordered my usual size XL. They are a little more snug around the thigh opening for me, but a little less supportive (re stomach flattening) than I thought. All in all I am glad I got them. They help as a kind of slip and they assist with chaffing. For me if I size down they may have more stomach support, but I worried thigh opening would be even tighter.

Dagmara D.
Height: 5’4
Weight: 125
Size Purchased: S
Usual Size: XS
Ideal for everything!

From running running to running errands, and under work uniform. I adore these. Super light, yet presentable. Do not migrate. Flattering.

Susan H.R.
Height: 5’2”
Weight: 124
Size Purchased: M
Usual Size: M
Prefer the Summit

I found the Frankie Bike Shorts to be okay, and I prefer the Summit for comfort. I bought the same size in each, and perhaps should have gone down in Frankie? I can feel the seams in the crotch of the Frankie, whereas in the Summit I can easily forget I am wearing them. I’ll keep, as I’ve worn and washed the Frankie, and will wear, though the Summits will be my go-to.

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