Though it’s not officially summer, it certainly feels like it. With sweltering heat comes the need to immerse one’s self in a large body of water (while paying attention to social distancing etiquette, of course). Since skinny dipping is out for most of us, a good pair of big & tall swim trunks is a must.
The big question: are there options out there that offer a range of sizes along with styles you’ll actually want to wear? The answer is yes. Read our list below and find your favorite pair.
Target Big & Tall Swimming Trunks – Sizes to 5X
Target’s Goodfellow & Co. and Original Use brands are stepping up with some fun prints and modern big & tall swim trunks. You’ll find swim trunks, board shorts, and hybrid swim shorts available in a variety of lengths. Prices from $13.99.
Chubbies is a brand we all agree we’d wear the hell out of if they offered more of their products in extended sizing. The company is taking a step in the right direction, offering select shorts and swim trunks to 3XL. They’re bright, they’re colorful, they’re fun, and their inseams start at 5.5′.
ASOS Men’s Plus Size Swim Trunks – Sizes to 6X
ASOS is classing up big & tall summer swimwear with their two piece swim short prints, giving you a top and a bottom (sold separately) that allow you to put together an entire look. If this isn’t quite your style, shop the rest of their carefully curated selection of pastels, floral prints, solid color and runner swim shorts with prices from $11.50.
If you’re a fan of a college or professional sports team, Kohl’s probably has swimming trunks for you. You’ll find sizes to 6XB, though the pickings in the more extended sizes are a bit slim. The retailer also carries Nike Big & Tall trunks, which you won’t currently find on Nike’s own website. Prices from around $20.
As we come across more brands, we’ll add to this article, so check back for more options throughout the summer. Which big & tall swim shorts are your favorite? Tell us in the comments let us know @chubstr on your favorite social network.
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