Splashy men’s swim styles for summer

Man in the water wearingSluggers swimwear 2022
Sluggers swimwear 2022

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Vast "artist" swimsuit 2022
Vast “artist” swimsuit 2022

Slap some style where the sun don’t shine — if clothing is mandatory, that is — in our broad-spectrum swim picks gunning for a dive in the deep end.

Vast Artist Volley

Ready for a Donna summer? Legendary graphic artist CJ Dunn draws inspiration from the burnt-orange ’70s on Vast’s all-over logo-print volley shorts with max-comfort drawcord waistband for your work-in-progress beach bod. $40, vastlife.com

Infamous Swim Khaki Kaos

You don’t have to be a capital-K Kardashian to get wet and wild in these leopard-print board shorts in a masculine army-green colorway. $79, infamousswim.com

Le Club Original MB Towers

Keep your shorts on for a change at Miami’s Haulover Beach in Le Club Original’s limited-edition William Lane collection, featuring an every-day-of-the-week selection of suits celebrating South Florida’s iconic, burst-of-color lifeguard stations. $99-$105, lecluboriginal.com

Dandy Del Mar Belize Briefs

Leave a little (but not too little) to the imagination in the California-born Belize swim briefs from Dandy Del Mar, designed for those seeking maximum leisure in minimum coverage. $79, dandydelmar.com

Phineas Cole 2022 

Paired with a lightweight top and pool-side slides, Phineas Cole’s 2022 collection – replete with ocean-going prints and patterns – transitions seamlessly from running errands to schmoozing at The Standard rooftop. $195,

aussieBum Banana Partyons

Fruit by the foot? Size queens can only hope that’s what you’re packin’ in this self-referential banana hammock that’s met its match. $27, aussiebum.com

Vast Tropical Elements

Vast’s street-style swimwear – like its five-inch Tropical Elements shorts with dual-sided pockets and two-way stretch – makes just as big a splash on a boat day as they do a backyard BBQ. $60, vastlife.com

HOMOCO Red Bottles

Don’t wait ’til June to show your pride in HOMOCO’s Power Bottoms, like its red lube-bottle logo trunks, themselves an homage to the depression-era Homes Oil Company, the gay founder’s family business. $69, homoco.co

Man in the water wearingSluggers swimwear 2022
Sluggers swimwear 2022

Sluggers Cottesloe Sunset Briefs

Gather the boys and breathe new life into Brooks & Dunn’s “Neon Moon” with a synchronized swim version of the TikTok trend in a group set of these when-the-sun-goes-down budgie smugglers. $53, sluggers.com.au