Top 10 men's swimwear

Stu Ford

Copy Producer, johnlewis.com

If, like me, your holiday is just around the corner, it’s time to get your suitcase in order. Swimwear is always high on my priority list because if I’m not on the beach, I’m lounging by the pool. So make some space in your case and take a look at my top 10 swimwear designs, ranging from floral prints to bold block colours.

Vilebrequin Moorea Floral and Stingray Print Swim Shorts
 

1. Vilebrequin Moorea Floral and Stingray Print Swim Shorts

Inspired by sea life, these Vilebrequin swim shorts boast a print sketched by an artist to provide some unique appeal on the beach. Printed on canvas, the brand’s swimshorts use at least 8 colours for each print in their collection.

Adidas Check Swim Shorts
 

3. Adidas Check Swim Shorts

Throw some checks into the mix with this design from Adidas. An adjustable elasticised waist and Adidas branding on the thigh complete the look.

John Lewis Archive Print Kimono Swim Shorts
 

2. John Lewis Archive Print Kimono Swim Shorts

Striking prints will get you noticed for all the right reasons and this design from John Lewis is embellished with a print from the archives. An elastic waist and draw cord fastening making them super comfortable - a top pick for poolside.

Tommy Hilfiger Mack Gingham Check Swim Shorts
 

4. Tommy Hilfiger Mack Gingham Check Swim Shorts

Combining bold colours with a striking check pattern, Tommy Hilfiger’s Mack swim shorts provide the perfect combination. Featuring the brand’s logo on the left thigh and anchor branding embroidered on the right, they deliver style in abundance.

Speedo Seafun 16” Watershort Swim Shorts
 

5. Speedo Seafun 16” Watershort Swim Shorts

Ready for action in the pool or the sea, these lightweight and quick drying swim shorts from Speedo feature an eye-catching print and can be worn as bold, vibrant casualwear, too.

Speedo Scope 16” Watershort Swim Shorts
 

8. Speedo Scope 16” Watershort Swim Shorts

Inject some colour with Speedo’s Scope Watershort swim shorts. Your summer escape offers the perfect opportunity to showcase more vibrant shades and thanks to their lightweight, quick drying material, they’re ideal for strolling from beach to bar.

John Lewis Ultimate Swim Shorts
 

5. John Lewis Ultimate Swim Shorts

Keep it simple with a block of colour.
These Ultimate Swim Shorts from John Lewis feature metallic eyelets and their elasticised waistband can be fastened with a drawcord to provide extra comfort.
They have a pocket on the reverse that's perfect for smaller items such as room or locker keys.

 
Hackett London Aston Martin Racing Swim Shorts
 

9. Hackett London Aston Martin Racing Swim Shorts

2 premium British brands combine to create a pair of swimshorts that are perfect for car enthusiasts. These shorts from Hackett London feature the Aston Martin Racing logo on the left thigh and boast a contrast stitch to add a little individuality.

Vilebrequin Moorea Shark Print Swim Shorts
 

6. Vilebrequin Shark Print Swim Shorts

Don’t be afraid to head for this shark print on your swimshorts. With Vilebrequin’s swimwear range, you’re guaranteed superior quality thanks to their intricate design.
The back pocket has been hand-cut to ensure its pattern is aligned to rest of the garment.

 
Gant Floral Print Swim Shorts
 

10. Gant Floral Print Swim Shorts

The floral print has been a holiday staple
for a few years now and it looks set to stick around. This design from Gant is available in bright colourways to maintain your summery style while the elastic waist
and drawcord fastening make for a super comfy fit.