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The Understated Boardshort Is Beige

Because no man should buy their trunks from H&M or Uniqlo.

style // Jun 10, 2017
Words by stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Dear, California we feel your gloom. Each morning’s like a day as the white blob in a Zoloft ad. Like we can’t escape the dark cloud overhead. We wipe our windshields clean from the morning mist and ponder past rain. There was none.

Don’t be glum ol sport, good news is on its way. South swells and smooth seas will soon waltz to the heat of ultraviolet rays. And we’ll grab our brollies and coolers, shed the neoprene, unfold beach chairs, Bluetooth portable speakers and sip libations like it’s Sunday morning. 

In honour of the season, in the month of mist, each week, we’ll present a selection of boardshorts we like. Whether you prefer ’em riding high or just above the knee, we’ve got both. Style comes in many flavours, and this our jelly bean collection: 10 pairs of trunks that’ll complement any day at the beach. 


1. Birdwell Beach Britches 311 BOARD SHORTS kelly greenbeach day

The 311 by Birdwell Beach Britches


2. Quiksilver Scratch 1822 Beachshorts

Scratch 18″ by Quiksilver. 


3. BANKS Sunshine Boardshort

Sunshine Boardshorts by BANKS.


4. In Minds Eye the BONE DRY trunk washed blood

The BONE DRY by In Minds Eye. 


5. Mollusk Cut Out Stripes navy fog stripe beach day

Cut Out Stripes by Mollusk. 


6. OK Pocket Revolut Trunk indigo spanish tile beach day

The Pocket Evolution Trunk by Outerknown.



The Sun Faded 19” Boardshorts by REEF. 


8. Rhythm Zanzibar Trunk teal beach day

Zanzibar Trunk Teal by Rhythm. 


9. TCSS sunsetboardshort teal beachday copy

Sunset Trunk by TCSS. 


10. Volcom 3 Quarta Stoneys Boardshorts Bright Orange

The 3 Quarta Stoneys Boardshorts by Volcom. 



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