Haute Living’s 6 Favorite Men’s Swimwear Designers

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We’ve all noticed it at one point- we’re poolside and every women has a distinct swimsuit; the men, not so much. Bland trunks, rest in peace. These designers are giving swim suits trunk an extreme makeover with daring and fresh patterns, colors and styles. Men, you too can look haute!

Vilebrequin

Vilebrequin Swarovski Palm Tree Moorea BRODE $1,150.00
Vilebrequin Swarovski Palm Tree Moorea BRODE $1,150

Fred Prysquel, created Vilebrequin in 1971. He was inspired by the vibrant St. Tropez lifestyle and that lifestyle is exactly what he wanted to illustrate in his swimwear designs. Vilbrequin are known for their colorful shorts, fun designs, and quality. All swim shorts are made out of spinnaker sailcloth, which has unique, quick-drying qualities. Vilebrequin pieces are made to use and stand the test of time.

Etro

Etro Paisley Swim Trunks $395
Etro Paisley Swim Trunks $395

Etro is a brand that focuses on delivering its traditional concept and quality with a modern twist. The patterns, daring colors, and inventive combinations make this brand distinguishable. Known for their signature paisley print, this swimwear brand knows fun and style.

Petronius

Petronius Geometric Tile-Print Board Shorts $245
Petronius Geometric Tile-Print Board Shorts $245

Who says swim trunks can’t make a fashion statement? We beg to differ. If you’re looking for a distinctive, hip look for a day out on the boat we’ve got one word for you, Petronius. Their funky, yet chic patterns, and just the right length trunks are ideal for men that prefer a little flavor. Compliments are sure to come your way.

Moncler

Moncler Floral Swim Trunks $350
Moncler Floral Swim Trunks $350

Moncler was founded by René Ramillon. Known for their global quilted jacket, this French-Italian lifestyle brand has something to offer for all types of climates. Their swim trunks are stylish, yet simple and not too over the top, ideal for the minimal male. Monclear says it themselves: “Moncler garments maintain a sense of style that is both personal and liberating — a style beyond the realm of transient fashion.

Orlebar Brown

Orlebar Brown Emilio Pucci Bulldog Swim Trunks $345
Orlebar Brown Emilio Pucci Bulldog Swim Trunks $345

Intrinsically British but ultimately international.” That is the motto that Orlebar Brown goes by. Orlebar Brown has made swim shorts wearable even after a day on the beach. No need to bring a change of clothes to get some lunch or head to a bar afterwards. This brand aims to make pieces that look and feel great whether you are in the water or not. Sophistication has finally met functionality.

Salvatore Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo Gancini Logo Print Swim Trunks $330
Salvatore Ferragamo Gancini Logo Print Swim Trunks $330

Salvatore Ferragamo, the famed Italian shoe brand isn’t afraid of expanding its operations and getting a little wet. Ferragamo focuses on delivering traditional quality along with a touch of elegance to each garment. A trusted brand by many, it is no surprise that Ferragamo is also taking over the swim department of fashion and making their mark. Bellisimo!

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