Summer is tantalizing close now and that means trips to the beach and pool are much more on the agenda over the next few weeks and months. If, like us, your swimming shorts have seen better days, now is the perfect time to add a few extra options to your lineup. The guys at Huckberry have an unparalleled selection of swimming shorts for men to choose from so check out our pick of 8 of the best below.
Marine Layer Striped Board Short | $78
These Striped Board Shorts from Marine Layer are made from a durable swim fabric that wears like your favourite athletic shorts but is built to take a beating from crashing waves and still look good as new.
Katin Schooner Swim Short | $59
Katin has been an iconic California brand since the beginning of the surfing boom in the US. First specialising in swim trunks built to take a beating from Malibu waves, Katin has earned its reputation as a maker of reliable clothes dripping with West Coast style. As one of the brand’s most popular silhouettes, Katin’s Schooner Shorts are lightweight, quick-drying, and promise to be some of the best looking trunks in and out of the water.
Wellen Lined Swim Trunks | $78
Some of the coolest summer days are the ones that don’t go according to plan. A hike ends at the edge of a surprise swimming hole. An aimless afternoon takes you to the beach. A BBQ evolves into a pool party. Wellen’s latest swim shorts were designed to meet the unexpected head-on, with all the swim trunk ability in an effortlessly cool design you can pair with a button-down shirt on dry land.
Banks Journal Natural Selection Swim Short | $70
What do you get when you put together the inspiration of Tokyo’s flashing cityscape with the endless coasts of Australia? The answer is Banks Journal. Founded by four guys with roots in Tokyo and Australia, their style is heavily influenced by their past adventures and the surfers, designers, and creatives they work with every day. Their Natural Selection Swim Shorts are a testament to their coastal roots—with plenty of style and stretch for spending all day walking the beach.
Onia Liberty Charles Short | $175
Onia means “sailboat” in Hebrew—a fitting name for one of the masters of comfortable apparel for the modern voyager. Onia’s understated yet thoughtfully considered apparel is built from fine performance fabrics that belong under the sun and on the water. Between the striking botanical print, the four-way stretch, and the quick-drying abilities, everything about these trunks ooze celebration of the season.
Faherty Brand Retro Surf Stripe Board Short | $98
The Faherty twins went and made the company they always wanted: clothes made from high quality materials, both ethically sourced and environmentally sound, and that are specifically made for life’s memorable moments at the beach. Expertly crafted for optimal movement and comfort, the Retro Stripe Board Short is made from premium eco-friendly fabric crafted primarily of recycled polyester from plastic bottles with a touch of cotton for a soft, natural feel.
Howler Brothers Stretch Bruja Board Short | $59
These handsome board shorts skip the frills in favour of everyday utility. They are crafted from a quick-drying blend of cotton and recycled polyester and they boast a contoured, self-lined waistband for an optimal fit day in day out this summer.
Mami Wata Tofu Swim Short | $95
For a continent with plenty of amazing surf spots, Africa gets left out of the conversation a lot. Mami Wata is trying to change that, and they’ve risen up as a creative force to be reckoned with in the African surf scene. With a collection full of killer clothing designed and crafted in the Mother Continent, each piece has a striking aesthetic that you simply can’t find anywhere else. These quick-drying trunks are packed with durability and four-way stretch for extra comfort, but the unique patterning is what makes them truly stand out.