It’s Time to Buy
New Swim Shorts

It’s Time to Buy New Swim Shorts

These trunks are really the only shorts you need for summer fun

Best men's swim trunks in 2022

We still have a few weeks to go before the first official day of summer, but most pools just opened over the holiday weekend and that's enough for us to start embracing warm-weather style. Now's the time to get your swim trunks out of cold-weather hibernation and into warm-weather weekend rotation. Swimwear has expanded over the past few years for men, especially guys looking for shorter inseams and the capability of wearing trunks as shorts all day long.

Just like with your regular shorts, the length is key. The sweet spot is 4” to 8” ... you want your trunks to take you from the beach to the bar and, of course, the occasional backyard barbecue. No matter if you choose a nice solid color or a heavy print—if you nail the fit, that's what will have you looking like the most stylish fella in and out of the water. Pair any of the trunks we've selected with a nice camp collar shirt , T-shirts or freak 'em with a well-worn oxford for the casual laid back vibe. Whether you're wearing swim shorts to the beach or the bar, there's no need to tread lightly when you look this cool and feel comfortable.

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Best Men’s
Swim Trunks in 2022

Meriggi Solid Swim Trunk

Solid swim trunk,
$110 by Meriggi

Orlebar Brown Cano Geometric Print Swim Short

Cano geometric print swim short,
$245 by Orlebar Brown

Saturdays NYC Ennis Boardshort

Ennis boardshort,
$125 by Saturdays NYC

Outerknown Nomadic Volley Trunk

Nomadic volley trunk,
$78 by Outerknown

Mollusk Vacation Trunk
Mollusk Vacation Trunk

Vacation trunk,
$68 by Mollusk

Solid & Striped Classic Trunk

The classic trunk,
$125 by Solid & Striped

Maharishi Tigerstripe Camo Swim Short

Tigerstripe camo swim short,
$149 by Maharishi

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Faherty Beacon Trunk
Faherty Beacon Trunk

Beacon trunk,
$98 by Faherty

J.Crew 6-Inch Swim Trunk

6" swim trunk,
$69.50 by J.Crew

Noah Boardshort

Boardshort,
$148 by Noah

Satin Schooner Swim Short

Schooner swim short,
$59 by Satin

NN07 Jules Drawstring Swim Short

Jules drawstring swim short,
$145 by NN07

Stone Island Brushed Nylon Garment-Dyed Trunk

Brushed nylon garment-dyed trunk,
$205 by Stone Island

Patagonia Wavefarer Boardshort

Wavefarer boardshort,
$69 by Patagonia

Hartford Classic Swim Short
Hartford Classic Swim Short

Classic swim short,
$185 by Hartford

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ASPESI Garment-Dyed Nylon Trunk

Garment-dyed nylon trunk,
$290 by ASPESI

onia All Purpose 6-Inch Swim Short

All purpose 6” swim short,
$120 by onia

Nike Packable Swim Trunk
Nike Packable Swim Trunk

Packable swim trunk,
$64 by Nike

UNIQLO Active Swim Short

Active swim short,
$39.90 by UNIQLO

Adsum Otter Swim Trunk

Otter swim trunk,
$90 / $63 by Adsum

Puebco Vintage Tent Fabric Cooler

Something to keep
the drinks cool

Made with recycled material from old military tents, this repurposed cooler is perfect for the beach or campsite. So feel free to put in your favorite libations and enjoy the sun with an ice cold drink in hand.

Vintage tent fabric cooler,
$130 by Puebco

NOTE: Items featured in this story are independently selected by the editorial team. Purchasing via our links may earn Valet. a portion of the sale, which helps fund our editorial mission.

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