• AMI x Robinson Les Bains

    Saint Martin Short-Length Printed Swim Shorts

    French fashion brand AMI reached out to Robinson Les Bains. Known for their refined beachwear, they outfitted the Saint Martin shorts with AMI's Palm leaf floral pattern for a result that oozes with retro style.

  • A.P.C.

    Tooshie Swim Shorts

    For their Spring/Summer 2014 lineup, Parisian fashion mainstay A.P.C. got together with Tooshie to work on this refined beach staple. It comes adorned with a beautiful Paisley bandana pattern and features a flap back pocket.

  • Carhartt WIP

    Deep Board Short

    Carhartt WIP's Deep Board Short comes crafted from a durable yet lightweight nylon fabric, boasting a striking palm leaf print. Features include a drawcord waistband, back pocket, inside key holder at back pocket, as well as subtle branding on the back.

  • Fiorio

    Paisley Print Swim Shorts

    Made in Italy from a lightweight nylon fabric, these swim shorts by Fiorio feature an allover paisley flower print, mesh lining, side pockets and a back pocket with velcro flap closure. The look is completed with a logo patch at back and a drawstring waist with silver tips.

  • HUF

    Plantlife Board Short

    Every day is 4/20 with HUF's Plantlife Board Short. They are made from a lightweight Polyester fabric and boast a weed leaf allover print.

  • Marcelo Burlon

    Allover Snake Print Shorts

    Known and loved for his beautiful prints, Marcelo Burlon one-upped himself once again with this amazing pair of swim shorts. The all-over snake print is sure to turn heads on and off the beach.

  • Norse Projects x Liberty

    Flaneur Swimmer

    Danish fashion mainstay Norse Projects got together with British fabric experts Liberty to craft up this neat pair of swim shorts, made from a tough wearing and fast drying fabric adorned with a 1950s archive print.

  • Orlebar Brown x Nick Wooster

    Setter Shorter Shorts

    For Spring/Summer 2014, Orlebar Brown and menswear god Nick Wooster collaborated on a number of staples, including these retro-inspired swim shorts. The brand's OG Setter shorts are reworked to feature a camo-esque print. Additional features include an adjustable buckled waistband, hip pockets, back pocket with zip closure and a zip fly with snap-button closure.

  • Pantone

    Eclipse Swim Shorts

    While print might not be entirely dead yet, Pantone managed to establish itself as a lifestyle brand with a broad range of products that riff on the famous Pantone Matching System. For this year's warm season, they churned out a collection of no-frills swim shorts tinted in a range of Pantone colors.

  • Saturdays NYC

    Mineral Print Trunk

    Saturdays NYC provide a pair of swim shorts adorned with their distinctive Mineral Print, resulting in a true statement piece that complements your outfit both on and off the beach.

  • Stone Island

    Razzle Dazzle Swim Short

    First and foremost appreciated for their boundary-pushing outerwear, Stone Island proves they have their beachwear game on lock as well with this immaculate pair of swim shorts. They feature a tonal green razzle-dazzle print and a subtle logo patch on the left leg.

  • Stussy

    History 8.5" Trunk

    Streetwear experts Stussy's 8.5" swim shorts are crafted from a durable black polyester fabric and feature a detail print of Botticelli's famous Renaissance painting alongside a bold Stussy logo.

  • Sunny Sports

    Bandana Print Swim Short

    Made in Japan from 100% cotton, these swim shorts by Sunny Sports feature a white bandana print on a navy blue base. Features include an elastic drawstring and waist, as well as two front and one rear pocket.

  • Thom Browne

    Anchor Print Swim Trunk

    In line with this season's overall design theme, New York-based designer Thom Browne presents this pair of swim shorts. It features a nautical-inspired pattern consisting of vertical stripes, twisted laurels and anchors.

  • Woolrich

    Floral Venice Board Short

    Woolrich rolls out a classically styled swim short for this summer season. Cut slightly shorter, they are made from a 100% nylon fabric and feature an all over floral print.

Clothing April, 28 2014

Buyer’s Guide: 15 Swim Shorts to Wear On and Off the Beach

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It could be considered wishful thinking to purchase swim shorts in late April/early May – or maybe not for a select lucky few. But the last thing anyone needs the day before the one and only summer holiday of their year is a mad rush around the shops. Fashion has that inconvenient way of releasing its seasonal clothes way before the season has actually hit. And for the most part that’s not too much of an issue, it just means you’re layering those summer garms under clothing that will keep you warm until the weather is. But when it comes to swimming shorts, who plans ahead when it comes to buying them? Hopefully our latest Buyer’s Guide will shake up your habits, seeing as there’s so many lovely pairs on offer right now.