{06.08.11} Trends

  • Loose fitting swim trunks became the popular choice in men's swimsuits in the 1930s.

Striped Trunk Spectrum

Classic striped surf trunks abound this summer. Here are four of the season's best,
in a range of materials and price points.


Old Navy, $17

Polyester, with an elastic waistband, mesh lining and 7" inseam.

Saturdays Surf, $75

Nylon, trim fit with lace-up waistband, back pocket and 5 ½" inseam.

Ever, $128

Cotton twill, fuller boardshort fit, with side cargo pocket and 9" inseam.

Katin + Apolis, $128

Cotton chambray lined in nylon, with snap fly, side flap pocket and 7 ½" inseam.