Swimwear Must Haves for Summer 2017

by Isaac Perry

Another year and another summer settle into the UK, aside from weather warnings – it can’t be a British summer without the torrential rain – and the odd heat wave, swimwear happens to be at the forefront of the season as a wardrobe essential. And we here at Clothes Make The Man have chosen some pieces that you should have for your summer wardrobe.

Key trends seen across the menswear scene are clearly represented through a range of high-street and luxury brands such as ASOS, All Saints and the designer collections at Selfridges to name a few. Timeless patterns, bold and bright colours and exotic prints are all the rage once again this summer, with styles and designs to suit all. Bold reds, ink blues and muted yellows appear to be taking the limelight this season, with the essential navy, white and blacks also on offer.

All Saints

Our picks from their collection have a lot of Hawaiian vibes and tropical patterns, these shorts are perfect for swimming and relaxing on your tropical getaway.





Get ready to stand out from the crowd, whether in the pool or the beach with these pieces. You can either go for loud red or a very fruity piece, perfect for summer!

Red Embroidery Swim Shorts

JADED Fruit Print Swim Shorts*

Frescobol Carioca

For those of you with a higher budget, Frescobol Carico supplies your classic shorts with a twist, inspired by the gorgeous views of Rio de Janeiro, with vibrant blues and citric yellows, this brand shows that money truly does by buying quality, to keep up with a busy lifestyle.




Orlebar Brown

Orlebar Brown is a British brand, which specialises in tailored men’s swimming short, these mainly consist of basic colours, however, seen throughout are some standout shorts with standout images on them, catching the eye of many. As summer settles into the UK, aside from weather warnings and the odd heat wave, swimwear happens to be at the forefront of the season as a wardrobe essential.

Bulldog – Beach Mid-Length Swim Short

Vivienne Westwood

If you’re into something a little different, we have these artistic trunks from Vivienne Westwood,  with an all-over print of Francois Boucher’s ‘The Rape Of Europa’, it’s safe to say that you will be turning heads wherever you go.


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