Trend watch: Best men’s swimsuits, board shorts and trunks for 2013

We found the top men’s bathing suits for summer 2013, in an array of prints, colors, cuts and price ranges.

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Whether you plan on hitting one of New York City’s beaches, splashing around in one of the local swimming pools or getting out of town on a weekend getaway, these stylish men’s bathing suits are a summer 2013 essential. Look for printed board shorts from Parke & Ronen, colorblock trunks from Timberland and solid-color swimsuits from Old Navy.


  • Photograph: Erik Saulitis

    Merona palm-print board shorts, $20, at target.com

  • Parke & Ronen medallion-print board shorts, $138, at Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Ave at 59th St (212-705-2000) • 504 Broadway between Broome and Spring Sts (212-729-5900) • bloomingdales.com

  • Quiksilver Buffet Style 19-inch board shorts, $62, at Quiksilver, 3 Times Sq at 42nd St (212-840-8111) • 587 Fifth Ave at 48th St (212-888-7526) • 519 Broadway between Broome and Spring Sts (212-226-1193) • quiksilver.com

  • H&M colorblock swim shorts, $30, at H&M, locations throughout the city; visit hm.com

  • Hurley Phantom 60 Tribe board shorts, $65, at shop.hurley.com

  • Old Navy patterned hybrid-waist board shorts, $25, at Old Navy, locations throughout the city; visit oldnavy.com

  • Ted Baker London Lydo rope-print swim shorts, $90, at Ted Baker London, 34 Little W 12th St between Ninth Ave and Washington St (212-647-0991) • 107 Grand St at Mercer St (212-343-8989) • 595 Fifth Ave at 48th St (212-317-1514) • tedbaker-london.com

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    Tommy Bahama Varsity Marlin 11-inch swim trunks, $78, at Tommy Bahama, 551 Fifth Ave between 45th and 46th Sts (212-537-0956, tommybahama.com)

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    JKL Just Keep Livin Zebra Wave board shorts, $70, at dillards.com

  • Nautica Ocean Stripe swim trunks, $55, Macy’s, 151 W 34th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves (212-695-4400)

  • Onia Calder Spanish gingham trunks, $145, at Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave at 49th St (212-753-4000, saks.com)

  • Topman camouflage and spot swim shorts, $44, at Topman, 478 Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (212-966-9555, topman.com)

  • Saturdays x Colette Dots board shorts, $75, at Saturdays Surf NYC, 17 Perry St at Waverly Pl (212-966-7875) • 31 Crosby St between Broome and Grand Sts (212-966-7875) • saturdaysnyc.com

  • 2(X)ist Summer Plaid Maui board shorts, $145, at 2xist.com

  • Aéropostale Tropical board shorts, $22, at Aéropostale, 1515 Broadway at 45th St (917-344-3450) • 15 W 34th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves (212-239-4968) • Manhattan Mall, 901 Sixth Ave at 34th St (212-239-5201) • aeropostale.com

  • Jack Spade Decker Googly board shorts, $115, at Jack Spade, 400 Bleecker St between Perry and W 11th Sts (212-675-4085) • 56 Greene St between Broome and Spring Sts (212-625-1820) • jackspade.com

  • Osklen Wilderness basic surf shorts, $159, at Osklen, 97 Wooster St between Prince and Spring Sts (212-219-8250)

  • Brooks Brothers anchor-print swim trunks, $95, at Brooks Brothers, locations throughout the city; visit brooksbrothers.com

  • Timberland colorblock board shorts, $50, at Timberland, 474 Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (646-613-7292, timberland.com)

  • Vilebrequin Moorea Tapa swimsuit, $240, Vilebrequin, 436 West Broadway at Prince St (212-431-0673, vilebrequinonlinestore.com)

  • Massimo Dutti American Check swimming trunks, $56, at Massimo Dutti, 689 Fifth Ave at 54th St (212-371-2555, massimodutti.com)

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    Number:Lab striped board shorts, $135, at number-lab.com

  • Tom & Teddy fish-print trunks, $85, at tomandteddy.com

  • O’Neill Arcade board shorts, $55, at oneillclothing.com

  • Old Navy Swim-to-Street cargo shorts, $30, at Old Navy, locations throughout the city; visit oldnavy.com

  • Altru Bikini street swim shorts, $59, at the Starting Line, 180 Eighth Ave between 19th and 20th Sts (212-691-4729)

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    Sperry Top-Sider Hibiscus Kelly board shorts, $58, at Sperry Top-Sider, 103 Fifth Ave between 17th and 18th Sts (212-675-7248, sperrytopsider.com)

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    Vineyard Vines Whale Fade board shorts, $60, at vineyardvines.com

  • Saturdays Surf NYC Paint Print swim trunks, $75, at Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Ave at 59th St (212-705-2000) • 504 Broadway between Broome and Spring Sts (212-729-5900) • bloomingdales.com

Photograph: Erik Saulitis

Merona palm-print board shorts, $20, at target.com

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karl loggy

Theres are nice. Not sure how they overlooked Bather though. Best quality for the price. www.bathertrunkcompany.com

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