Where to buy: boardshorts!
Whether you‘re serving up competition on the beach volleyball court, spending hours on a surf session, or just hanging by the pool, you’ll need a pair of functional boardshorts.
These solid and patterned trunks are some of the season’s best trends.
Tommy Bahama at Corona del Mar Plaza carries the Acapulco Dei Marmi boardshort ($88), which were created with total comfort in mind. These shorts are printed with lush, vintage-inspired tropical blooms and feature two sided pockets to keep your smaller beach essentials handy.
The high performance Hurley Phantom Block Party shorts ($60) are known to be sported by some of the biggest names in surfing. These shorts are made with water-repelling stretch fabric to keep you light and moving freely in the water. Grab a pair in either voltage green, photo blue or total orange at Hurley | Nike SB at Irvine Spectrum Center.
Find a pair of the classic Globe Dana IV Pool Short ($49.99) at Active Ride Shop at The Market Place. With a variety of colors and prints, the Dana IV Pool shorts are a great pair to stock up on in more than one shade. Complete with nylon taslan, elasticated waist, side entry pockets with mesh pocket bags and back patch pocket, these shorts are both functional and fashionable.
The Shotzy Shorts ($84.95) at TravisMathew in Fashion Island are made with signature 4-way stretch fabric providing quick drying, lightweight, and high performance qualities so you will stay comfortable no matter where your day takes you. The cool Cashmere Blue coloring and all over stripe print offer a stylish look appropriate for any casual California day.