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The Commuter Shorts in Black Organic Cotton | NAOMI NOMI
The Commuter Shorts in Black Organic Cotton | NAOMI NOMI
The Commuter Shorts in Black Organic Cotton | NAOMI NOMI

The Commuter Shorts

Matte Black Ponte

Merging the brilliance and class of a dress pant with the beauty of flexibility, The Commuter Shorts are the only shorts of her kind.

With a body-hugging high waist, she complements every torso and lays perfectly with every top. Plus, with an 9" inseam, The Commuter Shorts are suited for sitting cross-ankled in a meeting or cross-legged in the park. And, of course, she comes with two 10" pockets ready to hold keys, phone, wallet, everything. 

And it's all made possible by our material: organic Ponte de Roma. Tired of athleisure that was full of plastic, we custom developed the perfect double layer stretch knit with a cool matte finish and a think, polished handfeel -- all with the comfort of a sweatpant. 

Bianca, pictured here, has a 27" waist, and 36" hip and wears a size S.    

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What I'm made of

Portuguese Ponte de Roma from 95% Organic Cotton, 5% Elastane

How to take care of me: Machine wash cold with like colors. Hang to dry.

Need help? Don't call mom! We got you.

How I'm made

This garment is made to order. It takes about 3-4 weeks to cut, sew and finish the fabric into a garment -- a process done proudly in New York.
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This garment is made-to-order. Please select your fit for exact lead times.

What makes The Commuter Short so special?

The short answer: fit and fabric

By cutting a classic, tailored silhouette using comfortable 4-way stretch technology, we took the “bike short” genre to new heights.

And in 94% organic cotton Ponte de Roma, they’re the sustainable summer short of your dreams.

Made for sitting, standing, presenting, running fashionably late, eating your favorite meal, and doing your life’s work.

Meet our Ponte de Roma

Ponte de Roma is a type of double knit stretch fabric, first developed in Italy, that is made from two layers of fabric and knit with two needles. Its name (ponte means bridge in Italian) is drawn from its bridge-like overlocking construction. Nearly all ponte’s developed today, however, are made with polyester (i.e. plastic) yarns. But if you know us, you know we ain’t so hot on plastic. So we decided to make our own.

Working with our mill in Portugal, we set out to develop our own material that would use as little virgin plastic as possible. After a year’s worth of weave samples and lab dips, we got it right: a signature Ponte de Roma made with 94% organic cotton and only 6% elastane. Unlike recycled polyester, our 94% organic cotton ponte de roma is a sustainable solution that won’t break down fast with every wash.

Measuring about 1mm thick, our Ponte de Roma is a firm, sturdy material that offers more structure and polish than your average stretchy legging. With a cool matte finish, it hugs the body gently. And with 4-way stretch technology, it’s perfect for sitting, standing, running fashionably late, eating your favorite meal, and biking. All while looking extremely, extremely good.
Go ahead and brag: your two pockets are a deep 10 inches to be exact.

Sustainable stretch at its finest

It looks great with...

The New Oxford (Crisp White Double-faced Cotton)


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