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The Utterly Uninteresting And Unadventurous Tales Of The Botanical Boardshort

Come inside to win free trunks. Weedkiller be gone!

style // Jun 28, 2017
Words by Stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Our skin is lightly salted. The calendar tells us we’re heading into July. Next Tuesday, in California, there will be fireworks. America will overindulge. The thermostat will rise to 81 drips. On the sand, the street, restaurants and bars it’ll be boardshort season. 

Style comes in many flavours, and this is our floral arrangement: an eight pair bouquet plucked from the botanical garden. Whether you prefer ‘em riding high or just above the knee, we’ve got both and this time we’re giving a batch away.

So, here’s another selection of Stab endorsed trunks to line the beach, pool, catch the condensation from the bottom of your mojito….or better yet, Coors Original with.

1. Banks Pandanus Boardshort dirty black floral

The Pandanus Boardshort by BANKS.

2. Former Control black floral

Control by Former. 

3. GLOBE botany poolshort deep sea floral

Botany Poolshort by GLOBE. 

5. BANKS Island Flair Boardshorts

Island Flair Boardshorts by BANKS. 

5. Rhythm Paradise Trunk black floral

Paradise Trunk by Rhythm. 


South Eastern Print Boardshorts by RVCA.

8. TCSS ottoman trunk slate grey

The Ottoman Trunk by TCSS.

10. Vissla Fakarava 20 Boardshort dark naval floral

Fakarava 20 Boardshort by Vissla. 

Wanna win a ten pack of new boardies? We’re after insightful feedback of the best pair of trunks you’ve ever owned. In the comments below tell us where you live, you’re favourite trunks, and what you like and don’t like about them. The best response (in 300 words or less, as judged by Stab) wins the package. We like to celebrate a well-made pair of boardshorts, and want to know what you think*

*Details: Entries close this Sunday (July 1st), winner announced Wednesday (July 5th). We’ll torch any comments that are unnecessarily derogatory. And yes, the boardies are brand new, but they’re all size 32.


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