Breaststroke Of Genius: Queerty’s 7 Swimsuit Do’s And Don’ts

The Mid-Thigh Trunk


Do: wear if you’re “average” height, i.e. somewhere between pocket gay and giant. Really, you can’t go wrong with a mid-thigh trunk, it’s like the male swimsuit version of the little black dress.

Z Zegna - Runway - Spring 09 MBFW

Don’t:  however, try to pass it off at a cocktail party — you know how the children are.


Try: Brioni Mid-Length Houndstooth Check Swim Shorts, $395, Mr. Porter