Summer Edit: The Essential Swim Trunks Guide

As more of us activate our OOO signatures and unplug for the summer, we cannot deny the necessary planning and shopping that involves. With heatwaves hitting left and right and a canicule over in Europe, who doesn’t wanna be at the beach? Whether it’s a fabulous pool party, an exotic beach, or a surf getaway, you will be needing a pair (or 5) of fashionable swim trunks. We’ve compiled our favorite summer styles below, just do us a favor and apply extra SPF.


Vilebrequin Swim

$165, available on

This neon pair is basically hot girl summer in swim trunks and it only helps that these are made from plastic recycled from the oceans.


Saturdays NYC trunks

$85, available on

From New York’s staple surfer brand, this two-tone color block short is built for a comfy fit and stylish sunbathing.


ORLEBAR BROWN 007 Collection
Orlebar brown swimtrunks

$295, available on

The brand’s 007 James Bond collection is a sophisticated and sexy summer look with a retro spin.


Jacquemus shorts

$144, available on

One absolutely always needs a surf short and this option from the designer’s first-ever men’s collection will certainly stand out.


Fendi men's swim

$450, available on

Logomania never goes out of style when it comes to Fendi.


Fair Harbor swim

$68, available at

There is no reason not to use shorts from upcycled polyester that comes directly from plastic in the oceans like this one. You won’t even know the difference.


DIOR swim for men

$790, available at Dior boutiques

Mermaids, beaches, and Dior, what else could one possibly need?


Maaji swim shorts

$69, available on

Don’t we all wish we were on a beach in Colombia instead? This pair of trunks transports us directly to Cartagena with its bright tropical print.