The description that said the outer seam was 21 inches but the picture of the shorts reflects something different.
I'm 6'0" tall with a 32" waist if that helps you with the size.
the picture on Amazon makes it look like "long legged" board shorts i.
But they are coming up really really small! The inseam was barely 9 inches.
I matched his swim trunks to all my bathsuits for our vacation and the multiple colors matches them all perfect.