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Inexpensive Fitted Swim Shorts

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by kjamesuvic, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. HomerJ

    HomerJ Distinguished Member

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    I have 3 pairs of Park & Ronen from a past gilt sale. You better make sure you have the body for it. I do. [​IMG]
    I like my P&Rs. They sure are fitted.. I wear them for posing. For frolicking I wear looser shorts.
     


  2. otc

    otc Stylish Dinosaur

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    Some of these shorter ones that are not skin tight...I would think your junk would pop out (at least if you boned up) Seems inconvenient if they don't have a lining. I have a pair of shorts similar to these from last season http://www.jcrew.com/mens_category/s...1258/91258.jsp and since the drawstring doesn't run all the way around the waist, I find them close to falling off. I bought them TTS and should have gone down a bit. Maybe I will try ordering a pair of the j crew trunks which claim to be 6" but appear to have a drawstring that will actually let you tighten them.
     


  3. chroMe

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    Yeah, nothing says INEXPENSIVE like pure polyester shorts for more than two hundred effing dollars! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Not that expensive considering if the beach if your 'lifestyle' then you have to invest in a few pairs that won't fall apart from high salt and/or chlorine use.

    i found some great swimwear in Israel* which is still holding shape after a couple of years.

    beach kulcha
     


  4. thunderthighs

    thunderthighs Well-Known Member

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    For years, I've been interested in finding something similar to the infamous Daniel Craig swimshorts from Casino Royal... maybe a tad longer. Who made those? Assuming they're priced out of reach of all normal people, any similar item been found for less?
    That would be Grigio Perla. The exact original is long out of production but these are extremely close (the only difference I can see is the logo): http://www.internationaljock.com/gri...ielo,8931.html
     


  5. El Argentino

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    That would appear to be the goods right there...

    and not much more expensive than the Parke&Ronen. Thanks for the link -
     


  6. beowolf

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    Yeah - can tell that. I'm definitely not the model in the photos, but I've got a respectable amount of definition and no jiggle anywhere unsightly. You did size up though? I'm a 33/34 waist as well, so that's good to know about going with the 36 (non-stretch, i assume?)
    Yes, no stretch, but the only problem I have is top of waist is a little loose but my balls are happy, unlike the 34s.
     


  7. gort

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    Pretty much size up two. I made the mistake of going with the 30 (I'm a 31) thinking 32 would of been too loose, I would need a 34. 30 fit but was balls tight and these were the "stretch"

    P&R make quality stuff though (the swim trunks at least)


    Gah, I ordered a pair of 34's from their sale/clearance section yesterday. I typically wear 34" jeans in almost all brands. Hopefully they fit ok since there is a no return/exchange policy on clearance.
     


  8. Rosenberg

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    Gah, I ordered a pair of 34's from their sale/clearance section yesterday. I typically wear 34" jeans in almost all brands. Hopefully they fit ok since there is a no return/exchange policy on clearance.

    You might want to go ahead and come up with a contingency plan now. The sale stuff runs small
     


  9. MadAboutPlaid

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    I am a huge fan of Birdwells. As others have mentioned, their website used to be a mess of colored text - they thought it was part of the charm. Late last year, there was some kind of family fight or power struggle that caused a disruption in the business. Looks like they are currently upgrading the website - give it some time. If you need them now - try to give them a call. These trunks are the best - hand made in Orange County, CA to your specifications for about 60 bucks.
     


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    You might want to go ahead and come up with a contingency plan now. The sale stuff runs small

    Yeah. i'll def be trying them on with boxer briefs on and leaving the tags on.....[​IMG]
     


  11. Cool The Kid

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    I have a pair of somethings at home... they come to about upper mid thigh, look great w/o being Eurodouche, if I remember I will check the brand when I get home.
     


  12. Rosenberg

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    I am a huge fan of Birdwells. As others have mentioned, their website used to be a mess of colored text - they thought it was part of the charm. Late last year, there was some kind of family fight or power struggle that caused a disruption in the business. Looks like they are currently upgrading the website - give it some time. If you need them now - try to give them a call. These trunks are the best - hand made in Orange County, CA to your specifications for about 60 bucks.

    I like them, but the velcro they use is absolute shit. At least on the two pairs I've had
     


  13. thunderthighs

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    That would appear to be the goods right there...

    and not much more expensive than the Parke&Ronen. Thanks for the link -


    NP, eyeing these myself as a reward once I drop my bodyfat below 10%. Should be able to do it before summer on current schedule, can't wait..
     


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    ^^ Funny reading that given your username. Good luck, if you can pull of those trunks you are the man.
     


  15. PaulYAY

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    I have a related problem regarding workout shorts..

    Every type of workout shorts that I've tried on feels like I have flags waving from my thighs. Granted, I have rather skinny thighs. Can anyone recommend some workout shorts that fit slim in the thigh? Thanks
     


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