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7 Coolest Swim Trunks for Your Little Boy ...

By Jennifer

It’s almost summer! Time to outfit your little man in the coolest swim trunks for all sorts of fun in the surf and sun! Not sure where to find just the right swim trunks for your little guy? No worries! Here’s my list of the seven coolest swim trunks… there’s sure to be a pair for your little boy!

1 Gymboree Surfboard Swim Trunk

Gymboree Surfboard Swim TrunkPrice: $15.49 at
So adorable for your little surfer dude! I love the line of surfboards and the contrasting blue stripes. The trunks have a comfy mesh lining and back pocket, and an elastic waist in the back for easy slip-on. Feel free to machine wash. Choose the right size for your little guy, from 3 to 12 (except 7).

2 Gymboree Checkered Cargo Swim Trunk

Gymboree Checkered Cargo Swim TrunkPrice: $14.99 at
A cool retro look flashing back to the 1980s, these swim trunks feature a scribbled-in checkerboard pattern with more than just black and white! There are colorful squares scattered across the trunks in blue, yellow, and hot pink. Back pocket, mesh lining, and machine washable.


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3 Janie and Jack Pineapple Patchwork Swim Trunk

Janie and Jack Pineapple Patchwork Swim TrunkPrice: $32.00 at
Perfect for your little island sun-god! These trunks feature a tropical pineapple print with a patchwork of matching plaid. They’re hand-washable and are available in sizes 7 and 8. Even better, there’s a coordinating t-shirt, flip-flop sandal, and sun hat to complete the fun-in-the-sun look.

4 The Children’s Place Shark Swim Trunks

The Children’s Place Shark Swim TrunksPrice: $14.50 at
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the pool! These trunks feature realistic-looking sharks printed in blue, orange and grey all across them, with dark grey trim. They’re lightweight, have a comfortable polyester mesh lining, and a handy loop in the back for hanging in a locker or on a clothesline.

5 The Children’s Place Pirate Swim Trunks

The Children’s Place Pirate Swim TrunksPrice: $14.50 at
Ahoy, matey! These trunks will have your little pirate looking stylish and cool at the beach or the pool! I love the skull graphic and the bright splashes blue, green, and purple. They’re made of super-ligjtweight and quick-drying polyester, and are made with a back loop (for hanging in lockers) and a side pocket (for storing pirate treasure)…

6 P.S. from Aeropostale Solid Plaid Board Short

P.S. from Aeropostale Solid Plaid Board ShortPrice: $24.50 at
These are a little more stylish for a little older kid, but they’re available in sizes XS through XL to fit any stylin’ little guy! They feature a lime green and grey plaid with white and grey trim, and a lace-up waist and elastic back. The P.S. 09 logo is embroidered on the front, and there’s one side cargo pocket to sore sunglasses or swim goggles.

7 Land’s End Tie-dye Board Shorts

Land’s End Tie-dye Board ShortsPrice: $26.50 at
A modern update to the retro classic, these tie-dyed trunks are made a little longer for a better fit. They feature full elastic around the waist for the little tots, and elastic in the back for the bigger fellas. They’re made of 100% lightweight polyester for quick drying, with a comfortable mesh liner. Choose from cobalt blue or sky blue with white details, or white with lime green details. Cool!

I love the little pirate swim trunks! If I had a little boy, I’d choose those for him for this summer… if you have a little guy, which of these suits do you think he’d like best? Or is there another pair of swim trunks you’ve found for your little man already this year? Please let me know!

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