* Getting the perfect pair of swimming trunks is tricky
* Slides will either trash your look or really round it out
* Look for solid colors and classic patterns mixed with simple slides
Beach style is a point of contention each year when the weather begins to warm up. Sometimes these looks can be as simple as trunks and footwear. Other times it can also include a stylish T-shirt or hoodie, a beach bag, a towel and sunglasses. Some of these additional articles can really complete the look and round it out well. But you will always need to start with your trunks and slides. These are the staple of your outfit and to make to make any of the additional gear work well with your outfit, you’ll have to have a strong base first.
Take our suggestion on some of the latest beach trends for 2019. These trunks and slides will have you dripping wet with sex appeal this summer (or you know, at least not look like a chump at the beach).
1. Neon Trunks With Tommy Slides
This combo is sure to impress. Recently, neon swimwear has been making a comeback and it’s a style that you’ll start seeing much more of come summer 2019. This pair hits at an acceptable length (above the knee, but not too much thigh), has a contrast color drawstring closure and comes in a fun yet easy to wear bright blue. Bonus: the quick dry material is not only super comfortable and lightweight, it’ll also dry in as little as ten minutes.
Don’t forget about the slides. That iconic Tommy Hilfiger color combo is always a sharp look, and we think these pair well with the blue trunks. The contrast between the two items really make it work, while these slides are neutral enough to work with jeans or shorts too, after you’ve left the beach or pool for the day.
Tommy Hilfiger Men's Ranch Slide Sandal, navy, 12 Medium US
2. Striped Trunks With Adidas Slides
Whether your stripes run vertical or horizontal, these trunks will be in style all summer long. Just pick a few cool casual colors that won’t look too bizarre together. These trunks feature matching shades of purple and black and are a great example of something that’s eye-catching without being over the top. A slightly looser fit than the first pair, these still check all the boxes with four-way stretch, a mesh liner, two side pockets, and a zippered back pocket to safely stash your stuff.
Striped Trunks by QRANSS
Adidas has never been more in right now, particularly that old school logo with “adidas” underneath the three stripes. This combo will go great together given the aesthetic of the lines from each item. And the “Adilette” slides are a pair you’ll be able to wear for seasons to come. The material is ultra-comfortable on your feet, and sand can be brushed off easily. No worries if these slides get wet either – they’ll dry off in a cinch.