Summer Gift Guide: Swimwear + Snacks

Boardshorts, bikinis, sweet treats and zesty nibbles for the perfect beach day

There are several essentials for any beach or pool day: sunglasses, sunscreen, towel, good book, swimsuit and snacks. While a few of those rarely require a second thought, one duo in particular warrants frequent refreshing: the water-ready garments you wear and the hunger-satisfying treats you bring along. From bikinis to boardshorts, beverages, chips, chocolate, matcha and more, we have your afternoon in the sunshine covered—just …

Vans Debuts New Surf Booties and Fly-less Board Shorts

Two new products aim to increase comfort and enhance performance in the water

Vans is finally testing the waters with the release of the brand’s first-ever skate-inspired surf booties and fly-less swim trunks. Both pieces are innovative designs for the traditionally skate-oriented company, and Max Vorlop (Vans Senior Apparel Designer) says that experimentation is at the root of all their surf designs. “The whole spirit of what we’re trying to do in surf is experimentation,” he tells us. …

Bold, Graphic Swimwear from Orlebar Brown and Marcello Morandini

The Italian sculptor's capsule collection of monochromatic prints

With the amount of mileage many men get out of their swimsuits in the summer months, it only makes sense when adding to the rotation to pick one that’s top quality and of lasting style. That’s exactly what defines the new Orlebar Brown + Marcello Morandini capsule collection. The brand, founded by photographer Adam Brown in London back in 2007, has pioneered a new wave …