8 of the Best Men’s Shorts for Summer Adventures

When the weather finally warms up, it’s time to get the legs out and into a pair of shorts and, if you’re anything like us here at Coolector HQ, you’ll be looking to add a few new pairs to your wardrobe rotation in the next few weeks. Regardless of your style persuasion and budget, you’ll find something that fits the bill on the digital shelves of Huckberry and they’re always one of our first ports of call when it comes to apparel.

Check out our pick of 8 of the best men’s shorts for summer adventures below:

Flint & Tinder 365 Shorts – $58

These ace looking 365 Shorts from Flint & Tinder ($58) is cut like a chino, but stretches like a performance short. Each pair is crafted with 2% spandex for stretch and 98% cotton for comfort. Carefully constructed from an 8oz blended fabric, making it the ideal weight for year-round wear. Garment-dyed for a soft, comfortable fit right out of the box. Boasting a YKK zipper fly, these shorts are preshrunk for a perfect fit right out of the box. Expertly made in a sustainable factory in Indonesia. ($58)


Wellen Cruiser Hybrid Shorts – $68

Hybrid shorts are your summer wardrobe’s secret weapon and they don’t come much better than these Wellen Cruiser Hybrid Shorts ($68). They’ll take you from a river float to taproom in style and comfort without skipping a beat. With all the striking aesthetics of a classic pair of shorts plus the versatility of a full-fledged boardshort, you just can’t beat the Cruiser Hybrid Short from Wellen for a pair of shorts you’ll be straight up living in this summer. Each pair is crafted with a lived-in feel and sun-faded colourway, made to last, and crafted with Bluesign®-approved fabric so you can feel good about wearing them. ($68)


Proof Nomad Shorts – $64

Constructed from two-way stretch Japanese Toray twill that breathes easy on long trips, we’re loving these Proof Nomad Shorts ($64) here at Coolector HQ. They have water-resistant DWR coating added to repel liquids and remain breathable regardless of your adventures. Boasting a soft handfeel comparable to a mid-weight chino. Dual rear welt pockets with black matte snap buttons give you a space for your EDC essentials. Covert zip pocket keeps your everyday carry safe and secure when you’re on the move. Matte black and black oxide hardware adds subtle, modern style that blends in seamlessly to the pant. Designed in San Francisco, constructed in Indonesia, and tested all over the world. ($64)


Howler Brothers Horizon Hybrid Shorts 2.0 – $69

If you’re after a pair of shorts which are quick-drying to go from water to land without a worry, the Howler Brothers Horizon Hybrid 2.0 Shorts ($69) are going to tick all the right boxes. They have a button closure with zipper fly and drawstring along with a contoured self-lined waistband for optimal fit. Bungee loop at waistband and Howler Monkey icon on lower left leg for a pleasing understated aesthetic. The nylon mesh pocket bags drain out water easily and the reinforced pliers pocket and zippered stash pocket on back right will be great for your EDC. ($69)


Free Fly Hybrid Shorts – $65

The Free Fly Hybrid Shorts ($65) have a four-way stretch fabric which performs when you need it to during the summer. Next-to-skin bamboo comfort in the pockets and waistband is a pleasing touch to the design. Antibacterial and naturally odour resistant, these are the perfect pair of shorts for summer adventuring. Moisture wicking construction allows for a quick drying experience and each pair is incomparably soft and breathable making them ideal for warmer weather. Traditional slit pockets on the sides and rear and things are rounded off with a metal button closure with zipper fly. ($65)


Faherty Brand All Day Shorts – $98

Great aesthetics and materials make these Faherty Brand All Day Shoers ($98) a must for your summer wardrobe. They have a tailored fit with a flat front for a minimalist, understated look. Each pair has been crafted with high quality eco-friendly fabric made with recycled plastic bottles. The robust, water repellent finish is super quick-drying and the stretch material delivers an increased mobility. Inner drawstring and mesh-lined side and back pockets give you plenty of storage options. ($98)


Rhythm Corduroy Jam Shorts – $58

The days are definitely getting longer this time of year, and when you need a comfortable pair of shorts to get you from A to B, C, and D, turning to Rhythm’s Corduroy Jam Shorts ($58) is the simplest decision you’ll make all day. These first class shorts from Rhythm are made from a textured corduroy fabric and they are meant for all-day wear when the sun’s up for 15+ hours of summer fun. ($58)


Myles Apparel Everyday Shorts – $58

The four-way stretch fabric of the Myles Apparel Everyday Shorts ($58) moves with you down the trail, in the gym, or on the town. A contemporary, tailored fit looks awesome post-workout or on the beach. The durable water repellent finish can handle a little rainfall effortlessly and will be great for any outdoor adventures afoot. Boasting a custom paracord drawstring for a perfect fit and deep, bounce-proof front pockets made from ballistic mesh will keep your EDC in place. Secure rear pocket features a hidden snap for extra security. ($58)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.