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    Smart tailored-look swimshorts

    About 2-3 years ago I discovered Outlier's "three-way shorts" (OUTLIER Three Way Shorts) marketed as smart shorts you can where all day in the summer, but also designed for swimming. I love the look of them but the price, $148, is ridiculous.

    I've spent the summers since trying to find an alternative. Last year I managed to get a pari of block colour swimming shorts, that have a smiliar look and work fine when on holiday, but on close inspection, they're clearly swimming shorts (materials, elasticated waistband, etc).

    Has anyone got any suggestions on where I might find something similar. I see that in the H&M summer lookbook (H&M Summer 2013 Part 2 Menís Lookbook | the style of shorts is still here, it's just trying to find a pair made from a quick drying material rather than cotton.

    I'm after them for two reasons: one I live by the beach and you never know when you're going to end up in the water; secondly, I travel with work alot, often to nice climates, and having multi-function clothes really helps keep the suitcase size down.

    Many thanks.

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    Sep 2011
    Those look sick man! Think you will be hard pressed to find something that does that job as well

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    Feb 2012
    Those swim shorts look amazing, but just as you said the price isn't really justified. Maybe all of us on the forums could start doing a collective search and post our findings here.

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    ASOS had some last year which were fairly smart, try looking if they have something similar this season.
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