Pick The Right Board Shorts For Your Body Shape This Summer
Tall or short, thin or big, there’s no reason you can’t look great at the beach, just make sure you get the fit right. Whether you need to buy a present for your mate or you want to be the freshest guy poolside and at the beach, this guide’s got you sorted. Related: The Summer Shirt […]

December 11, 2017

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Tall or short, thin or big, there’s no reason you can’t look great at the beach, just make sure you get the fit right. Whether you need to buy a present for your mate or you want to be the freshest guy poolside and at the beach, this guide’s got you sorted.

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Tall Guys

Rule: Try swim shorts that hit right above the knee. This will give your body some proportion and even your height out. These are our top 3 picks for tall guys in summer 2019/20:

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Big Guys

Rule: Opt for something solid, darker colours will help you streamline your silhouette. These are our top 3 picks for big guys in summer 2019/20:

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Short Guys

Rule: Invest in a pair that hits around the mid-thigh area, gives the illusion of longer legs. These are our top 3 picks for short guys in summer 2019/20:

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Slim Guys

Rule: If you want to look a little bigger, a bold print or colour will add some bulk to your frame. These are our top 3 picks for slim guys in summer 2019/20:

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For more summer style tips and tricks, make sure you get a copy of our January 2020 issue – we cover sustainable fashion and show you how you can look cool without negatively impacting the environment. On stands now.

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