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If I'm buying one pair of swim shorts, which color should I get?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Dressed2the9s, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. Dressed2the9s

    Dressed2the9s Well-Known Member

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    Summer is here and I'm in the market a pair of Orlebar Brown bulldog swim shorts. I know the price is insane yet, I like the look and can afford to buy a pair. But that's the problem, I can only afford one pair, so I'm trying to decide which color to get. Pink is out and so is brown, since my skin is brown.

    Also these are supposedly shorts you can swim in, so I assume I should think about a color that I could wear with regular clothes (when I'm not swimming)

    Any suggestions would be appreciated.
     
  2. TourbillonTurk.

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    i'm partial to the flashier colors... light blue, green, red, or yellow. i think all of those would look good with a darker colored skin, too.
     
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    Black. Very flattering.
     
  6. Dressed2the9s

    Dressed2the9s Well-Known Member

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    These look good !

    Thanks! I'm going with the red. I appreciate it.
     
  7. pebblegrain

    pebblegrain Well-Known Member

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    bright colors are good for solid trunks.

    if you are averse to brights, get a navy
     
  8. guest

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    i like green.
     
  9. Kent Wang

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    I want to get white/blue seersucker.
     
  10. The Upright Man

    The Upright Man Well-Known Member

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    With a dark complexion yellow always looks good.
     
  11. R_J

    R_J New Member

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    You really need help picking out the color of your swim trunks? It's a solid color and the only garment you'll be wearing. Take off the training wheels. I have faith in you.
     
  12. RSS

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    Black or navy.
     
  13. SuitMyself

    SuitMyself Well-Known Member

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    I would recommend nude (or flesh) colour shorts.

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  14. deveandepot1

    deveandepot1 Well-Known Member

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    A solid red or navy would be my first 2 choices.
     
  15. sbergl

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    I'd say navy. I've got a pair of navy swim trunks and I love 'em. Extremely versatile, and looks good on a lot of different skin tones.
     
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    What ever colour suits you best, I suppose. Blues suit me, so navy!
     
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    I've never heard of this brand but they look nice. The sidetabs are a very nice touch. Why do they cost so much though, is the brand so famous they can charge that much? They cost even more than Villebrequin.
     

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