Little girls shouldn’t have all the fun with new swimwear this summer. There are plenty of great boy’s styles out there, from toddlers to teens, to suit any little adventurer. Whether you’re indulging your own tastes or catering to his, there are lots of brands and styles to choose from to suit all budgets. Here are some of our favourites.
We think these adorable little striped shorts from Swedish brand Mini Rodini are completely irresistible. So, so cute.
Buy: Sizes 9 months to 9-11 years, £18. Mini Rodini.
Finger in the Nose
Finger in the Nose is a brand that kids will love because it gives them adult styling in kid-friendly clothing, and the classic cut and style of these James Blueberry Green Grass swimming shorts will appeal to all ages.
Buy: Sizes 3-9 months to 16 years, €45. Fingerinthenose.com.
With their classic VW camper print, these 100% organic cotton beach shorts from Frugi are likely to make dad jealous!
Buy: Sizes 3-4 years to 9-10 years, £20. Frugi.
Heading to the tropics this summer? Kit out your little man in these gorgeous chilli pepper swim shorts, which have the added advantage of offering UPF 50+ protection.
Buy: Sizes 6-12 months to 13-14 years, from £38. Sunuva.com.
If you want to splash out, we love the retro style of these Orlebar Brown sailing boat print swimshorts. Made from quick-drying fabric, they are a great, versatile pair of shorts – and ideal for any sailing adventures!
Buy: Sizes 2 years to 12 years, £95. AlexandAlexa.com.
These classic swim trunks from Boden are ideal for young kids, and come in a range of colour combinations so you (or him) can pick your favourite.
Buy: Sizes 1.5-2 years to 11-12 years, £10-£12. Boden.co.uk.
George at Asda
If it’s a bargain you’re after, these simple swimming trunks from George at Asda are a great buy. We love the bright green colour and the contrast stitching adds a nice little bit of detail.
Buy: Sizes 4-5 years to 13-14 years, from £5. Asda.
How cool are these little printed toddler trunks from Funky Trunks? The soft, elastic style is super comfortable and they offer UV 50+ protection to boot. Choose from a blue or green pattern.
Buy: Sizes 1 year to 6 years, £9. Simplyswim.com.
These long striped cargo swim shorts should appeal to younger boys and early teens and the navy/white combo is a classic.
Buy: Sizes 4-5 years to 13-14 years, from £11.20. Debenhams.com.
If he’s the sporty type, these Speedo Endurance 10 Aqua shorts can do double duty at the pool and on the beach this summer.
Buy: Sizes 4-5 years to 13-14 years, £15. Alexandalexa.com.