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Today’s hype-fueled fashion landscape yields a mountain of fresh menswear drops every month. Which is why every issue of GQ now includes a guide to the best of the best new gear as it hits stores. June is all about the Triple S of summer: sunglasses (like the royally good pair by Cutler & Gross and Paul Smith), sandals (like Dries Van Noten’s crunchy-chic strappy versions), and swimsuits (scroll down for the seven flyest pairs money can buy). Come shop with us.

Swim trunks, $148, by Noah

Noah’s New Suit
These ultra-durable wear-with-everything made-in Italy nylon shorts are the new vacation style staple.

Swim trunks, $575, by Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli’s Shortcut
The only thing Mr. Cucinelli—the king of sporty Italian luxury—skimps on with these swim trunks is their length.

Swim trunks, $390, by Amiri

Amiri, Animal-Style
Because you never know when Keith Richards is going to invite you to a pool party in West Hollywood.

Swim trunks, $495, by Versace

Versace’s Rococo Flow
The Italian brand’s baroque board shorts are maximalist in every way, from the pattern to the knee length inseam.

Swim trunks, $95 by Emporio Armani

Emporio Armani’s Bold Streak
When your Speedo is hang-drying in the cabana, these flashy ultra-light shorts are the next best thing.

Swim trunks, $590, by Vilebrequin

Vilebrequin’s High-Seas Vibes
The St. Tropez–based label is like the Belgian Shoes of swimwear—fancy, colorful, collectible.

Swim trunks, $780, by Prada

Shirt, $890, by Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello / Tank top, $148, by Isabel Marant / Towel, $580, by Hermès

Welcome to Your Most Stylish Summer Ever
Miuccia Prada’s summer collection is so ’60s Amalfi Coast on acid you’ll feel like you’re poolside at a hotel in Positano, no matter where you are—even if it’s just in a lawn chair in your front yard.

Towel, $95, by Ryan McGinley

Ryan McGinley Hits the Beach
The photographer (and GQ collaborator) has created a beach towel evoking his famous photos of nude downtown kids frolicking in the waves—and the proceeds support the Art Production Fund.

Sunglasses, $460, by Cutler & Gross x Paul Smith

Cutler & Gross x Paul Smith’s Royally Good Shades
Nothing harshes a summer vibe like black acetate sunglasses.

Shirt, $175, and swim trunks, $115, by Saturdays NYC

Saturdays NYC Makes a Match
The original Crosby Street surf brand has perfected the backyard-barbecue suit.

Wallet, $344, by Jacquemus

Jacquemus Invents the Summer Wallet
The French It brand’s tiny bags have become a social-media sensation, but this wallet on a string is also the best beach accessory. Never lose your keys in the sand again.

Hat, $99, by Polo

Polo Plays the Hits
Ralph Lauren is bringing back its iconic ’90s Polo Sport label just in time for summer—i.e., when you need a retro cycling cap most.

Mesh tank, $180, by Lemaire x Sunspel

Lemaire x Sunspel Rights Menswear’s Wrongs
No such thing as a tasteful mesh tank? Think again.

Sweater, $295, by 18 East

18 East Redefines Sweater Weather
For summer nights that are kind of chilly but not really, you’ll be glad you have this super breathable open-weave hemp sweater.

Shirt, $138, by Reyn Spooner

Reyn Spooner Redux
The company started selling Hawaiian shirts on Oahu in 1959. This new Bali-inspired print comes in perfectly retro rayon.

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Todd Snyder Gets Trippy
Now that tie-dye is everywhere, there’s no reason your summer suit shouldn’t get the groovy treatment as well.

Sandals, $720, by Dries Van Noten

Dries Van Noten’s All Terrain Sandals
Everyone has been rocking Van Noten’s awesome Verner Panton patterned menswear this season; slip into his perpetually underrated footwear, too ($720).

Slides, $35, by Vans

Vans Is Fired Up
The SoCal sneaker king turned its iconic flaming Old Skools into a pair of badass pool slides.

Sandals, $210, by Grenson

Grenson’s Grandpa Swag
What, you’re going to wear rubber sandals to your 8 p.m. reservations at Nobu Malibu?

Slides, $210, by Raf Simons

Raf Simons Elevates the Adidas Slide
What, you’re going to wear rubber sandals to your 8 p.m. reservations at Nobu Malibu?

Slides, $490, by Birkenstock x Valentino

Birkenstock x Valentino’s Red-Hot Collab
Birkenstock chooses its partners wisely and found a perfect match in Pierpaolo Piccioli.

Slides, $980, by Gucci

Gucci’s Take on the Hotel Slipper
These are the deal sleds to wear when your out of office auto-reply is activated.

Article written by Samuel Hine #GQ

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