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Heads up! We’re working hard to be accurate – but these are unusual times, so please always check before heading out.

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Photograph: Erik SaulitisMerona palm-print board shorts, $20, at target.com
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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
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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
4/29
H&M colorblock swim shorts, $30, at H&M, locations throughout the city; visit hm.com
5/29
Hurley Phantom 60 Tribe board shorts, $65, at shop.hurley.com
6/29
Old Navy patterned hybrid-waist board shorts, $25, at Old Navy, locations throughout the city; visit oldnavy.com
7/29
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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Photograph: Melissa SinclairTommy 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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Photograph: Melissa SinclairJKL Just Keep Livin Zebra Wave board shorts, $70, at dillards.com
10/29
Nautica Ocean Stripe swim trunks, $55, Macy’s, 151 W 34th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves (212-695-4400)
11/29
Onia Calder Spanish gingham trunks, $145, at Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave at 49th St (212-753-4000, saks.com)
12/29
Topman camouflage and spot swim shorts, $44, at Topman, 478 Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (212-966-9555, topman.com)
13/29
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
14/29
2(X)ist Summer Plaid Maui board shorts, $145, at 2xist.com
15/29
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
16/29
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
17/29
Osklen Wilderness basic surf shorts, $159, at Osklen, 97 Wooster St between Prince and Spring Sts (212-219-8250)
18/29
Brooks Brothers anchor-print swim trunks, $95, at Brooks Brothers, locations throughout the city; visit brooksbrothers.com
19/29
Timberland colorblock board shorts, $50, at Timberland, 474 Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (646-613-7292, timberland.com)
20/29
Vilebrequin Moorea Tapa swimsuit, $240, Vilebrequin, 436 West Broadway at Prince St (212-431-0673, vilebrequinonlinestore.com)
21/29
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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Photograph: Kenneth EdwardsNumber:Lab striped board shorts, $135, at number-lab.com
23/29
Tom & Teddy fish-print trunks, $85, at tomandteddy.com
24/29
O’Neill Arcade board shorts, $55, at oneillclothing.com
25/29
Old Navy Swim-to-Street cargo shorts, $30, at Old Navy, locations throughout the city; visit oldnavy.com
26/29
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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Photograph: Geoffrey SteinSperry 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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Photograph: Noffar GatVineyard Vines Whale Fade board shorts, $60, at vineyardvines.com
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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

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.

By Cristina Velocci
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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.

Follow Cristina Velocci on Twitter: @cvelocci

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