My girlfriend and I have both used these shorts for years. On reason that you buy the same product from an on-line vendor is that you know the product and that it fits. This year Pearl decided to change the size of this model of shorts, not the others. Obviously this was a bone-headed move. All of your clothes should use the same sizing chart and those who re-order the same product on-line will have to send them back for a bigger size. STUPID.