Best swimwear for men: Swim trunks, shorts and board shorts from M&S, Reiss and Ralph Lauren


Maisie Bovingdon

Summer is right around the corner, and whether you’re planning a vacation abroad with the family, a city break, a last-minute getaway, a vacation, or just need some new swimwear for a trip to local lido, a pair of comfortable men’s swimwear is essential.

There are a host of men’s swimwear brands to shop on the high street, as well as high-end brands, like M&S and Reiss, Ralph Lauren and Vilebrequin.

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Whether you’re buying for yourself, your husband, your parents, your boyfriend or your partner, you’re in luck because we’ve found the best men’s swimwear brands to shop for stylish yet comfortable swimwear so that they can channel their inner secret agent 007. when going out to sea.

From plain designs to patterned numbers, from swim shorts to longer surfer-style racerbacks, we’ve got you covered.

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M&S is the place to buy everything, including men’s swimwear. M&S own brands, including Good Move, as well as M&S Collection, but they also stock leading swimwear brand Speedo.

Whether you’re looking for everyday swimwear, athletic swimmers or casual wear, there’s something for everyone.


Quick dry swim shorts, £12.50, MRS


john lewis

Similar to M&S, John Lewis stocks a multitude of swimwear brands to suit every shopper’s needs.

From athletic designs to relaxed vacation-appropriate styling, from shorts to swimwear, and everything in between, Ralph Lauren, Ted Baker, Superdry, Speedo and more.

JL counter

Speedo Essential Endurance+ swim shorts, £18, john lewis


Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein, can be stocked at various retailers, so you can easily get your hands on the designer brand’s exceptional swimwear styles.

From classic shorts in timeless colors to vibrant prints, Calvin Klein has all the bases covered.


2 in 1 swim shorts, £65, Calvin Klein



Vilebrequin is a popular brand among fashion influencers, so those looking for top quality swimwear look no further.

For those looking for on-trend swimwear, you can shop a variety of designs, featuring the iconic Vilebrequin logo on the front, or more timeless pieces. One thing is for sure, your suitcase is not properly packed without them.


Turtle swim shorts, £139 (was £195), Flannels


Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren is another company favorite when it comes to shopping for men’s swimwear.

While some may be looking for short swim shorts to ensure they get the ultimate tan this summer, or longer versions, Ralph Lauren offers the coverage, style, comfort and functionality needed.


Ralph Lauren Traveler swim shorts, £65, john lewis


JD Sports

From Nike and Adidas to Superdry and Speedo, JD Sports is the place to shop for all ages and needs, from your young kids, teens to older men.

While some might be looking for swimwear, others might need surf gear, and JD has all the options to make your swimwear shopping a breeze.


BOSS whale embroidered swim shorts, £55, JD Sports



Nike is the sportswear giant, so we’re not surprised they cover all styles when shopping for men’s swimwear.

From tight briefs to looser fitted cuts, to belted swim trunks to ensure you don’t have any accidents on your next day at the beach.


Men’s Packable Belted Swimsuit, £54.95, Nike



Decathlon is known to be the place to buy sportswear, but they also offer everyday and stylish swimwear for men.

Whether you’re looking for boxer shorts, tight shorts, short or longer swim shorts, board shorts and even swimwear, Decathlon has you covered – plus there’s sales.


Surf Standard Boardshorts 500, £24.99, Decathlon



From Speedo to Ralph Lauren, Next is the one stop shop for holiday shopping.

From swimwear to other vacation clothes and shoes and accessories, you can fill your suitcase to the brim at Next.


Superdry Blue Classic Swim Shorts, £40, Following



If you’re in a rush to buy your vacation essentials, ASOS is a saving grace.

With ASOS you can shop their own range of brands, as well as the prestigious ASOS Design, as well as many other brands, such as Nike, Adidas, Calvin Klein, Bershka and many more.

Plus, you can buy individual items or sets, such as packs of swim shorts, so you’re sure to get what you pay for.

Asos two-pack

2-pack of khaki and stone swim shorts, £22, ASOS



Boohoo Man is another company favorite online retailer and a shopping destination for those shopping on a budget.


Recycled original men’s short swim shorts, £10.50 (was £14), Boohoo



Reiss is the middle range for shoppers looking for something a little more upscale than M&S, but not as luxurious as the designer brands.

Many swimwear designs from Reiss are stylish enough that you can wear them everyday with a linen shirt to a lunch spot.

Reiss Dogtooth

SHIP Side Adjuster Dogtooth Swim Shorts, £68, Reiss


La Redoute

La Redoute has sales on a selection of men’s swimwear, so it’s the perfect place – and time – to grab some bargains. So it’s time to refuel.


3-Stripe Swimsuit, £19.80 (was £22), La Redoute



Mango offers a selection of men’s swimwear options to buy that are not only practical but also very stylish.

From solid colors to striped prints, shoppers are spoiled for choice. Now is the time to book that vacation!

Mango Seersucker

Seersucker swimsuit, £35.99, Mango


Massimo Dutti

Massimo Dutti is the place to go for those looking for tailored pieces and stylish ensembles, from outerwear to swimwear and accessories.

Whether you’re just shopping for swimwear or the complete vacation boutique, Massimo Dutti has you covered.

Massimo-floral print

Floral Print Swimsuit, £39.95, Massimo Dutti


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