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Women's Anywhere Convertible Pants

Item 670171

Women's Anywhere Convertible Pants: Updated with a more flattering fit, adjustable belt and zip fly, these lightweight, roomy, flat-front pants are a great choice for long days. The convertible pants transform into shorts via zip-off legs. Made of breathable Supplex® nylon, these pants have a pair of zip-security pockets and a belt with a push-button buckle. Machine wash. Imported.
  • Machine wash
  • Imported
  • Regular, 31" inseam. Petite, 29" inseam. Women's Plus, 31" inseam. 
Women's Sizes
Men's Sizes
Do you know your acetate from a hole in the ground? Your gussets from your grommets? If not, here's a list of the more commonly used textile words and terms that you'll see in our catalog. For more information or clarification, you can call us at: 1-800-770-3387

ACETATE - A manufactured fiber that uses cellulose refined from cotton and/or wood pulp. Characteristics: fast drying, wrinkle- and shrinkage-resistant, crisp or soft depending on end use, luxurious in appearance.

ACRYLIC - A manufactured fiber made from long-chain synthetic polymers. Characteristics: wrinkle resistance; low moisture absorbency and quick-drying; provides warmth yet lightweight, soft and resilient.

ALPACA - The fleece from an Alpaca, a cousin to the llama. Alpaca fleece is similar in characteristics to wool, but softer, silkier and more lustrous.

BANDED COLLAR - A shirt without a fold-over collar; there is only the band at the neck.

BARTACK - A close series of stitches crossing a piece of cloth in order to reinforce at a point of concentrated strain (e.g. belt loop or patch pocket corner).

BASKET WEAVE - A variation of the plain weave in which two or more threads weave alike in both warp (down) and filling (across) directions, joined in the regular order of the plain weave. So named for the basket-like pattern of the weave.

BATIK - A method of resist dyeing which employs wax as the resist. The pattern is covered with wax, and the fabric is then dyed: the wax patterns will not take the dye. The wax is removed after dyeing by boiling the fabric or applying solvent. The fabric is often streaked where the dye has gone through cracks in the wax. Batik dyeing originated in Indonesia.

BESOM - A narrow piece of fabric that works as an edging on a pocket; can be single besom, one side of pocket opening or double besom, both sides.

BOX PLEAT - Two small, back to back outward facing pleats that have a box- like appearance. On shirts, box pleats are positioned in the center back at the bottom of the yoke to allow ease of movement in the shoulders and arms.

BROADCLOTH - A fine, closely woven, lustrous cotton or cotton/poly blend made in plain weave with a fine rib in the direction of the filling (across). The filling yarn is heavier and has less twist than the warp yarn (down). The cloth is usually mercerized, and has a soft, firm finish.

BRUSHING - A finishing process for woven or knit fabrics in which brushes or other abrading elements are used to raise a nap (a fuzzy or downy surface). Brushed fabrics have a soft, slightly weathered, broken-in feel.

BUTTON-DOWN COLLAR - Having buttonholes on the collar points so they fasten to the shirt.

CAMP COLLAR - A one-piece collar that lays flat, part of the shirt also lays flat to create a notch. Also called a Convertible Collar or Notched Collar.

CANVAS - A general classification of strong, firm, closely woven fabrics usually made with cotton. A heavier, open weave comprised of plied yarns (a number of single yarns, usually three, twisted together). Characteristics: very hard-wearing, generally water-resistant.

CASHMERE - The fleece that comes from a Cashmere goat. These animals roam at high elevations (10,000 - 15,000 ft.), hence their very warm, soft fleece. Garments made with cashmere are normally more expensive because of limited yield (one goat produces only 4 ounces of fleece a year).

CHAMBRAY - A general class of plain weave, usually cotton, made with a colored warp (down) and white filling (across). Most often made using blue and white, but also available in stripes, checks and figured patterns.

COMBING - The removal of short fibers or noils from material so that the resulting yarn be composed of larger fibers. The comb straightens and arranges them in parallel order.

CORDUROY - A strong, durable fabric with cotton ground and vertical cut-pile stripes (wales) formed by an extra system of filling yarns. The foundation of the fabric can be either a plain or twill weave. Of all cotton fabrics, corduroy is the warmest because its wales form an insulated cushion of air.

COTTON - A vegetable fiber consisting of unicellular hairs attached to the seed of the cotton plant. The normal color of cotton is light to dark cream, and its chemical composition is almost pure cellulose. A distinct feature of the mature fiber is its spirality or twist. In fabrics, cotton makes for strong, versatile, cool-wearing and comfortable garments.

CREPE - A general classification of fabric characterized by a broad range of crinkled or gained surface effects. Methods of making crepe include the use of hard twisted yarns, special chemical treatment, special weaves and embossing.

DART - A tuck in the fabric that is sewn. It is used to define the shape of a garment making a two dimensional piece of fabric into a three-dimensional garment. Darts are usually seen where the body curves: bust, waist, hip.

DENIM - A well-known basic cotton or blended fabric in a right- or left-hand woven twill. Generally, the warp (down) is dyed blue with a white filling (across). Also called "dungaree."

DOBBY - A general term for a fabric woven on a special dobby loom, which allows the weaving of small, geometric figures. These patterns are beyond the range of simple looms, yet too limited to be produced economically by Jacquard loom. A dobby weave can be distinguished from a plain weave by its more ornate and intricate woven appearance.

FLANNEL - Generally, a cotton or wool fabric, napped on one or both sides (usually both), then bleached, dyed or printed, and brushed or rerun through the napping machine to revive the nap. Flannel fabrics are very soft and cozy.

FLEECE - 1). A heavy napped surface, most often in knit goods, made with a heavy and soft-spun back yarn, which is napped in finishing (e.g. the inside surface of a sweatshirt). 2). Wool sheared from sheep or other animals in the wool class. The term is especially used for the entire coat of wool shorn from the sheep at one time; it is generally taken off the animal in one piece.

GARMENT DYEING - The garment is first produced, then the complete garment is dyed.

GARMENT WASH - The garment is constructed and then washed to soften the fabric and minimize shrinkage.

GAUGE - A measurement used in knitted garments that reflects the size of the needles used to knit the garment. The larger the gauge, the smaller the needle - therefore, the finer the knit.

GORE - Vertical panels in a skirt or dress; enhances the fit of a garment.

GROMMET - Little air holes reinforced with metal ring, usually on jackets, hats or shoes to allow ventilation.

GROSGRAIN - A firm, closely woven, ribbed fabric. It has a dressy appearance and is used for ribbons, neckties, hatbands and trimmings.

GUSSET - A triangular piece of fabric inserted into a garment to improve the fit or for reinforcement (e.g. on the sleeve of a jacket under the arm to allow for extra layering).

HERRINGBONE TWILL - A broken twill weave composed of vertical sections which are alternately right hand and left hand in direction, resembling the vertebral structure of the herring (zigzag). The twill changes direction perfectly where the weave breaks, balancing the overall pattern of the fabric.

HOLLYWOOD WAISTBAND - The waistband is the same piece of fabric as the rest of the garment. Advantages are that it has a smooth silhouette making the transition from hip to waist more gradual.

JACQUARD - A system of weaving which, because of a pattern-making mechanism of great versatility, permits the production of very ornate, complex woven designs. This type of weaving is used for tapestry, figured necktie and dress fabric, and figured patterns on knit goods (sweaters).

JERSEY - A generic term for a plain knitted fabric; its principal distinction is that it is not a fabric with a distinct rib (e.g. T-shirt fabric).

KNIT - Knit fabrics are made up of a series of interlocking loops that result in a flexible construction. All knits have some stretch.

LINEN - One of the oldest textile fibers known. Though the fiber and the fabric are both commonly known as linen, it is actually flax, the fiber of the Linum plant. Linen is generally favored for its fine, strong, cool-wearing properties. It drapes away from the skin rather than clinging to it. In knitwear, linen is combined with other natural or synthetic fibers for improved strength and resiliency.

MERCERIZATION - A treatment of cotton yarn or fabric to increase its luster. Its affinity for dyes is also enhanced. In the process, the material is immersed under tension in a sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) solution. This later is neutralized in acid. The process causes a permanent swelling of the fiber, thus increasing its luster.

NYLON - The generic term for man-made fibers composed of polyamides derived from coal and petroleum. Characteristics: high strength, elasticity, low water absorption and quick-drying.

OMBRE - A color effect woven into the fabric that has gradual changes in shade from light to dark, generally produced by arranging different tones in the warp.

PIGMENT DYEING - A process in which a specific type of dye is applied to the surface of a fabric, then after one washing it fades into a softer color. The color will slowly continue to fade with age. Pigment dyed products from TravelSmith are prewashed and will not harm other garments during washing after they've been washed once.

PLACKET - An opening with fabric piecing and buttons or snaps on a garment that facilitates dressing. Plackets can be at the neck of a shirt, the cuff of a sleeve, or the waist of a skirt or pair of pants.

PLEATS - Small tucks in clothing to allow for extra room and ease of movement. Pleats can be seen at the waist of pants or skirts, the cuff of a sleeve, the waist or bust area of a blouse or dress.

POLYESTER - A manufactured fiber made from long-chain synthetic polymers. Characteristics: crease-resistance, quick-drying, great shape retention, high strength, abrasion resistance and easy care.

PRINTING - Applying color(s) in definite, repeated patterns of fabric by any one of a number of printing methods. Color is deposited in thick paste form and treated with steam or chemicals to cause it to migrate into or adhere to textile material. The design is not woven into the cloth but stamped in after the cloth is woven or knit.

RAMIE - A strong, soft fiber yielded by the inner bark of the Ramie plant. The fiber is white, soft, lustrous and slightly coarser than flax (linen) when degummed and bleached. Ramie fabrics are strong, smooth and durable.

RAYON - A generic term for man-made fibers composed of regenerated cellulose derived from trees, cotton and woody plants. Characteristics: high absorbency, bright or dull luster, pleasant feel or hand, good draping qualities, ability to be dyed in brilliant colors and superior strength.

REACTIVE DYE - A type of dye that completely saturates the fabric for a long lasting color.

RIB KNIT - A double-knit fabric in which the rib wales or vertical rows of stitches intermesh alternatively on the face and the back of the fabric. Rib knit fabrics have good elasticity and shape retention, especially in the width.

RISE - The measurement on pants from the front waist between the legs up to the back waist. This refers to how high or low a pant will ride (i.e. "short-waist" or "long-waist")

SANDBLASTING - The garment is literally sandblasted for a worn-in look; fabric has to be very durable to withstand the abuse, usually 14 oz. denim for jeans.

SANDWASH - Sand is put into the industrial wash for a softened feel and texture for the garment.

SHIRTTAIL HEM - The curved bottom hem of a shirt - higher on the side hip area (for ease of movement) dipping low in the front and back (so that the shirt will stay tucked into pants).

SILK - Continuous protein filament produced by the larvae of various insects, especially the caterpillar when constructing its cocoon. The chief portion of commercial silk is produced in Japan and China. Characteristics: resiliency, aesthetics, elasticity and strength, warm in winter, cool in summer.

SLUB - A lump or thick place on yarn caused by small lengths of yarn adhering to it during the spinning process. This adds a random texture to the fabric when the yarn is woven or knit into a garment.

SPREAD COLLAR - An open collar with no buttons to hold the collar points to the shirt. Spread collars have two pieces: the fold over collar part and the stand that keeps the collar close to the neck.

STANDARD WAISTBAND - An extra piece of fabric that is sewn to the body of the pants, shorts or skirt.

TENCEL - A cellulosic fiber produced by Courtaulds, spun from an amine oxide solvent that offers a higher degree of polymerization than is available with rayon. Characteristics: pleasant feel or hand, good draping qualities, ability to be dyed in brilliant colors, superior strength, and easy care.

VENTED BOTTOM - The bottom hem of a shirt that is cut straight with side slits to allow ease of movement. Vents are usually 2" deep.

WALE - In woven fabric, one series of ribs, cords, or raised portions. In corduroy fabric, wales per inch are counted to distinguish broad- from fine-textured cloth. The higher the wale number, the finer the texture of the fabric.

WEIGHT OF CLOTH (OZ.) - A description or classification of many fabrics by weight per yard.

WELT - A piece of fabric that works as an edging on a pocket; usually a single welt and wider than a besom.

WOOL - Primarily the fleece of a sheep or lamb - but can also refer to fleece of the alpaca, angora, cashmere goat, camel and vicuna. The fiber is distinguished from hair by the character of its covering: minute overlapping scales, which give it a felting property. Characteristics: strong and resilient, soft and warm, wicks away moisture and dyes well for rich coloration.

WOVEN - Woven fabrics are produced by the interlacing of yarns. Each filling yarn goes alternately over and under each warp yarn.

YARN-DYEING - Dyeing of individual yarns before weaving or knitting. Compared to garment dyes or prints, yarn-dyed fabrics boast richer, longer lasting color.

YOKE - An added section of fabric in a shirt or pants that enhances the fit. On a shirt, the yoke is usually on the back across the top shoulder area but can also be on the front shoulder to chest area. On pants, it is generally on the back of jeans-style pants located below the waistband.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating:

(based on 37 reviews)

March 15, 2018
"The pants were nice. The fit as I expected. I did not expect the color "khaki" to be a sick green-yellow - no where near the color tan as shown. I looked on several different monitors and screens just to make sure that wasn't the issue."
February 15, 2018
"Excellent quality, although not feminine. Purchased for my daughter. Her comment was looks like she should be delivering packages. I'm not a regular travelsmith shopper but it seemed a long time to receive shipment."
By mcfitzsatx
November 13, 2016
"Fit is great except for length - I'm a solid Women's size 22, and the fit of these lightweight pants is very good around the waist and hips. However, they are not long enough for me at 5'8" tall. There is no inseam length given in the description, either, but I took a chance. Normall- I recommend this product."
By mmandc300
Williamsburg, VA
October 25, 2016
"Gets the job done - My principal concern in buying any convertible pants was that I might have difficulty zipping the bottom legs back on (I am a total zipper butterfingers). I need not have worried, easy off, easy on. The pants were great in the cool of the morning and even- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Cleveland area, OH
September 26, 2016
"Don't trust the online fitting tool - I was between sizes according to the size chart so I read other reviews and used the online fitting tool which led me to order a size bigger than I would have otherwise chosen. This was a mistake. I thought I might get use to the looser fit, but they justI would not recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Mpls, MN
September 11, 2016
"Strange Fit - I ordered this in a 2x and I can't say that they didn't fit. I didn't realize how wide the legs would be which might work for some but doesn't for me. Also, I am very high waisted and the pant waist actually aligned with my waist but the length was stillI would not recommend this product."
By esmith2
WA coast
August 31, 2016
"Disappointed - I have returned the pants. They might work for some people, but not for me. I have some very old ones, size XL, and they are worn out. I have been trying to replace them, so ever now and then I order some and they never work. The thigh is too snug, the waI would not recommend this product."
By flemna
May 16, 2016
"Disappointed - I have returned these pants. The fabric was scratchy and uncomfortable, and they were unexpectedly tight in the waist.I would not recommend this product."
By frmme2yu
Sacramento, CA
May 10, 2016
"Where is "Anywhere?" - I chose this pair of pants because I needed the versatility of shorts and pants for an upcoming trip to Sri Lanka. I'm petite and pear shaped so it's difficult finding pants that fit right, especially at the waist. Well, this XS pair actually fit comforta- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
New Mexico
November 29, 2015
"Great Pants - I purchased a petite medium and it was true to size. I wear a P10 in everyday slacks so I was not sure if I should get a small or medium. I do have to hem them about 3 inches. It is not a problem as these are the only convertible plants that I could find- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
September 30, 2015
"Feel great. Fit great. Am looking forward to taking them traveling with me around the world or just to the store!- I recommend this product."
By victoriacrawford1
February 22, 2015
"Glad I purchased - Color is off as stated by other review (greenish tinge, not the typical expected beige) which is disappointing for wearing certain colored tops. Fit is very good. Fabric is light but seems durable. Short length better than others I have purchased. Still g- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
February 19, 2015
"Uncomfortable - Not only were the pants large and unattractive in the hip but more importantly the zipper in the leg was very uncomfortable. It is bulky and stiff. I can't imagine anyone wanting to wear those all day.I would not recommend this product."
By sksnow
January 10, 2015
"Great buy - I purchased these fast drying pants in 2004 when we were to tour Costa Rica. Even when they were washed and wrung out by hand, then air dried in the very humid cloud forest within two hours, just by hanging up on a hanger and drip drying. Perfect for trav- I recommend this product."
By Serenity1978
Woodstock Ct
January 05, 2015
"Great pants - A gift from my husband. They fit perfectly and are very flattering. Taking them to Africa.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Frederick MD
December 03, 2014
"Zipper makes legs too tight - I read that others had problems with the zipper making these pants too tight in the legs. This was true for me, too. The pants otherwise fit me well. If you have thin legs, these pants would be OK.I would not recommend this product."
By chrismlund
Santa Monica CA
August 07, 2014
"Great travel choice - Wore these pants in light sand color many times during 2 wk Scotland adventure. In the unusually warm weather, I was glad to have the option to convert to shorts. They were just what I waned: loose fitting, comfortable and easy dry for hotel sink washing.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Portland, OR
August 03, 2014
"Goes from Trail to Town - I wore these pants all day on a wilderness hike, then went straight to an artists reception at a gallery show opening. They were comfortable and held up well on the trail, and they looked fine among the casual dress at the gallery. These are a great addit- I recommend this product."
By daisywilken
July 26, 2014
"convertable pants - I bought 4 different sizes and this is the one I kept. The length was regular and although a bit long, I like it that way. I seemed to be able to have room to move and especially move my legs like I might get on a horse. I found no sitting problems.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Cheyenne, Wyoming
June 25, 2014
"Only convertible pant in a petitie size found - It fit nicely, maybe a bit long but I'm only 5'1". I will be wearing this both backpacking and on a Mediterranean Cruise this summer. Nice quality.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
June 21, 2014
"Nice pants - Nice pants but petite length is still too long for someone 5 feet tall or shorter - plan on having to have them hemmed.- I recommend this product."
By claudiapost1
Fairfield County, CT
March 14, 2014
"Anywhere convertible pants - Comfortable, light weight, washes and dries fast and easily, and fits well. Nice closure on front of pants and some give all the way around. Very standard easy to match and wear colors and no wrinkles. I wear them traveling and all the time. Great pants- I recommend this product."
By mfarquhar
March 12, 2014
"Great for a Safari - We are not leaving for South Africa until next week, but they should be fine. I got them in the Navy Blue, because it was the only color available in my size, but now I'm thinking that's good, as they won't show dirt as much as the lighter colors. The mai- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
February 27, 2014
"convertibles - fits true to size. Dries quickly. Would like more pockets.- I recommend this product."
By Jomamatuck
February 19, 2014
"Sent back - The pants were binding at the zippers on the legs. Very unflattering style.I would not recommend this product."
By RamonaMagnolia
Ramona, CA
January 22, 2014
"A good purchase! - The pants fit perfectly. I will wear them on my next trip.- I recommend this product."
By mollyandjoeshow
raleigh, nc
November 24, 2013
"worked well - ordered L and wear a 12 - so order up a size. the pants were comfortable and travelled well.- I recommend this product."
By mkilgour
North Central Florida
November 24, 2013
"less well fitting than non-convertibles - i really like the non-convertible anywhere pants, have 2 pair and would buy more if addirional colors were available. I bought the blue convertibles more for the color than for the convertibility. They fit better than other convertible pants I have, but t- I recommend this product."
By Heda.Y.Aboy
Ontario, CA
November 22, 2013
"QUALITY AND FIT GOOD, PRICE AVERAGE - I like the quality, fit and workmanship but then the shipping charge makes it cost more. And I still paid for the hemming for the pants because I'm petite(shorter). Next time, I'll just order your hemming service too. But your product cost is reasonable.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Orlando, FL
August 20, 2013
"Practical Travel Wear - I have purchased this style "zippered" pants, but had it in cotton which tend to be best used during the winter. I'll be using my new pants in the summer.- I recommend this product."
By Jonesto
Columbus, OH
June 21, 2013
"Anywhere convertible pants - I love these pants. I wore them everyday. I bought a navy pair(which are hard to find) and a charcoal Pair. I bought the navy in Petite and the charcoal in reg. They both fit great but wish I had bought both in Petite. I shortened the charcoal about 2 inc- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
June 17, 2013
"Love these pants - I have had a pair of these pants in the gray color and wanted another pair as I use them all the time when traveling. They are comfortable, wash out well and convert to shorts if need be. I only wish they came in black. If you do come out with a black ver- I recommend this product."
By tommaryb4
June 12, 2013
"nice pants - Going on several trips and plan on bringing these along. Like the pants, comfotable to wear and will enjoy convertablility. Not wrinkly and also will dry fast when I handwash on my trips.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Hayward, CA
June 07, 2013
"Ugly but functional - I wanted roomy so this pair fits the bill. No one better snap a photo!- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
May 26, 2013
"Unexpected Fit - Order 1 size down. Mine were too big. Usually wear "L", would need a "M". Not crazy about nylon fabric and it is very difficult to fasten and unfasten at waist. If you like nylon pants, you may like these. I purchased 2 pair (blue and kaki) - colors are n- I recommend this product."
By tirrell.graham
Marin County, CA
May 20, 2013
"Well Made - A Bit Small - These pants were well constructed and attractive. However,the medium was sized more as a 10 than a 12. The pants looked good and appeared to fit well. But there was not enough room for comfortable, athletic movement. I thought the large would be too big s- I recommend this product."
By bobeena2
April 05, 2013
"Love These Pants! - Headed to Moab for a hiking trip. First convertible pant purchase ever; was a bit nervous on size but fits perfectly. Bought XL petite and right length with hiking shoes! Room to sit/bend/climb. Went for a hike last weekend and they are perfect! Light wei- I recommend this product."