Swim Shorts For The Summer: Classically Dark

Natalie Hanson   |   14 - 06 - 2017

Whether braving the heat at home or jetting off somewhere exotic, make sure your swim short collection is bang up to date with the latest trending pieces.

Scroll through our gallery for our top picks of the latest classics in dark colours that should be a staple of any stylish man’s swim wardrobe…

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These Gucci swim shorts are perfect for sunbathing by the pool. With their retro running-short style shape they have a sporty feel to them, and they have the signature interlocking GG pattern that elevates them from a basic black short.

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These swim shorts from Club Monaco are made from on-trend checked cotton-blend seersucker fabric and have a mesh lining for support.

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These retro-sporty swim shorts are made by Everest Isles and are cut from quick dry UV protective stretch nylon. The black and white colour blocking gives the mid-length shorts a 60’s vibe.

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These shorts from Moncler are super stylish with their navy colour and the short length makes them perfect for sunbathing.

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Burberry have crafted these swim shorts from lightweight durable shell fabric in the brand’s signature check print. There are discreet pockets to store keys or coins for when you’re not in the water and the dark blue colour looks refined and cool.

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For an understated yet stylish choice, these Loro Piana shorts fit the bill. The navy shell fabric is quick drying and lightweight and the interior mesh lining makes them super comfortable.

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These swim shorts from Saturdays NYC have a cool monochrome petal print and are cut in a straight leg fit that finishes just above the knee.

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Tom Ford has made these shorts to encapsulate sleek sophistication. Everything about them, down to the deep blue colour, is clean-cut, smart and stylish. A pair you can wear out of the water as well as in.

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Vilebrequin are known for their quirky prints and this pair have a nautical tattoo-inspired motif that references the brands home of St. Tropez.

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Prada’s swim shorts are smart, sophisticated and understated enough that they work just as well out of the pool as they do when you are in the water. The contrasting panels add a cool fashion forward touch.