Summer Shirts


Whether you're surfing or simply sitting on the deck, we've got you covered.

Summer Shirts
Alicia Carr

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1. Nautica‘s cotton Blue Striped Deck Shirt is perfect for Nantucket—or New York City. $60;

Summer Shirts

Summer Shirts

2. Eddie Bauer‘s Legend Wash Striped Field Polo is cut from an especially sturdy and soft cotton. $35;

3. A crisp, clean shirt like Polo by Ralph Lauren‘s Classic-Fit Button-Down is always a safe bet. $85;

4. Some guys can wear pink. And some can’t. For the former, we recommend Izod‘s Short Sleeve Double Bar Polo. $50;

5. Levi‘s western-influenced, short-sleeve, poly-cotton Striped Shirt has a small graphic on the back that lends a touch of style. $42;

6. Too much neon is too much. But Quiksilver‘s eighties-inspired Chopping Block has just the right amount. $45;

Board Shorts

Board Shorts

Board Shorts

1. Neither simple nor fancy, OP‘s Plaid Print Boardshorts are perfectly balanced and well priced. $17;

2. A textured fabric nixes chafe and allows Quiksilver‘s Reflex Boardshorts to dry almost twice as fast as the other models here. $65;

3. Bark‘s Guard has a zippered front pocket that’s just big enough for a credit card and keys. $58;

4. Hurley‘s ultra-stretchy Phantom Kings Road boardshorts up your mobility while minimizing chafe on your board. $59;

5. A belt of fabric around the waistband of Body Glove‘s Dubble Oh prevents, uh, cracking. $55;

6. No more stashing your keys: A loop in the side pocket of Patagonia‘s Wavefarer boardshorts lets you hang on to them. $55;

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