8 of the Best Men’s Shorts for Summer

Now we’re in the full throws of summer here at Coolector HQ, we anticipate living in shorts for the next few months so, as always, we’ll be giving our wardrobe rotation a shot in the arm with a few new additions to the line up. If you’re intending to do the same, you’re in luck, as we’ve put together a list of 8 of the best men’s shorts for summer.

Check out our picks below:

Wellen Hybrid Cruiser Short ($68)

With all the great looks of a classic pair of shorts with the functionality of a full-fledged boardshort, you just can’t top the Hybrid Cruiser Short from Wellen ($68). These will be the pair of shorts you’ll be straight up living in throughout the summer months such is their unparalleled comfort. Crafted with a lived-in feel and sun-faded colourway, made to last, and with Bluesign®-approved fabric so you can feel good about wearing them. ($68)

Flint & Tinder 365 Shorts ($64)

Brilliant combines your favourite tailored chinos with the stretch of a performance short, we’re loving the Flint & Tinder 365 Shorts ($64) here at Coolector HQ. These shorts are so ridiculously comfortable, you’ll want to wear them every day of the year. Now this familiar fan-favourite comes with an updated 7” inseam that sits right above the knee. Ideally suited for both work and play, they are primarily crafted from cotton, which is reinforced with stretch spandex for extra mobility. ($64)

Proof Nomad Shorts ($68)

Purpose built to deliver exceptional performance in all environments, the Proof Nomad Shorts ($68) are a technical short newly crafted from a super comfortable, breathable Japanese Toray twill that stretches with you when you’re on any outdoor adventure. A hidden zip pocket is perfect for travel, allowing you to keep your EDC items like wallets and passports close to hand. Style and comfort combined. ($68)

Myles Apparel Everyday Shorts ($58)

Myles Apparel have come up with a fresh outlook on fitness gear that’s driven by innovative design and an inspiring, active team. The Everyday Short from Myles Apparel ($58) boasts a minimalist aesthetic with clean lines and a tailored fit, so even though you can put ‘em through the paces of a brutal workout, they’ll also look dang good during down time at the beach or tap room. ($58)

Relwen Drawstring Paddle Short ($158)

The Drawstring Paddle Shorts from Relwen ($158) don’t come cheap but they are amongst the most accomplished shorts on our list from a materials and performance perspective. They are inspired by a classic military standard issue short, and cut from lightweight shell fabric that can stand up to any summer adventure afoot. ($158)

Faherty Brand All Day Shorts ($98)

Crafted with premium eco-friendly fabric made with recycled plastic bottles, these Faherty Brand All Day Shorts ($98) are the sort of apparel we can get behind here at Coolector HQ. Behind the flat front and striking, tailored fit, the All Day Short from Faherty is squirreling away plenty of technical details that make them ready for anything, on the land or in the water. Rapid drying, water-repellent, and finished with built-in stretch, these all-terrain adventure shorts are ready for whatever you throw their way. ($98)

Rhythm Classic Jam Shorts ($50)

The days are getting longer this time of year, and when you require a pair of no-nonsense shorts to get you from A to B, C, and D, turning to Rhythm’s Linen Jam Shots ($50) is a real no-brainer. Crafted from a cotton and linen blend, these awesome looking, supremely comfortable shorts are meant for all-day wear when the sun’s up for 15+ hours of summer fun. ($50)

Taylor Stitch Adventure Shorts ($88)

The best way to prepare for an going out into the wild is to expect the unexpected—that’s exactly what Taylor Stitch had in mind when they designed the aptly named Adventure Shorts ($88). With a touch of stretch for flexibility, a water-repellent finish for all-purpose performance, and that always-on-point Taylor stitch aesthetic, these are ready for that wilderness excursions you have planned this summer and the celebratory pint afterwards. ($88)

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