SPRINGER

Mazanine Shortest Length Swim Shorts

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How to choose

Finding the perfect swim shorts

To make sure you find the right shape and style for you, we’ve put together some thoughts to help you decide...





The OB Guarantee

The OB 5 year Guarantee

We are so confident in the quality of our OB Classic Swim Shorts that we will guarantee them for five years.


About the product

Item No. 5055998239791

Our shortest and newest addition to the OB family. If it is 1960s style shorts with a modern retro feel you want then, the Springer is a perfect choice. Based on the traditional pattern of a man’s pair of trousers, our OB Classic Swim Shorts are the original and best ‘tailored shorts you can swim in’.


    Size & Fit


    • Fits true to size
    • Unlike cotton, polyamide does not stretch with wear
    • If in-between sizes, choose a size up
    • Side-fastener can reduce the waist up to 2cm0.8' without ruining the silhouette
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    OB CLASSIC SWIM SHORTS

    The inside of our shorts contains a mesh-net lining, so you can hop on a surfboard, play tennis, swim or just lounge around on the beach in perfect safety. Plus we have a zip fly and a metal popper enclosure, so there really shall be no escape. The side fasteners are one of our distinguishing features, they’re made up of up to six component parts for a properly tailored fit, which you can adjust.


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    HEATPROOF ZAMAC

    Nobody wants to stand around in soaking wet shorts, getting cold and uncomfortable. That's why we use 100% polyamide fabric, which has also been chlorine, salt water, light and rub-tested too. Not only is it durable, it dries in a flash.




    LENGTH

    We have four classic lengths of shorts as well as the Dachshund, which is a brief. Choosing the best length is simply about proportion.

    • If you are very tall you might want to steer clear of something too short such as a Springer, our shortest pair.
    • If you are not so tall then you can try shorter options such as the Setter and possibly steer clear of longer options as they may swamp you.
    • If in doubt, then something mid length, like our popular Bulldog, is always a good starting point.
    • A marker for mid-length (6” inner leg) shorts is just above the halfway point between your knee and the start of your in-seam.
    The Correct Length
    Model is 184cm / 6’ tall and wears a size 32



    FIT

    • No matter your shape or size, we believe a tailored fit can flatter any figure.
    • Fit is central to everything we do at Orlebar Brown and it’s what makes our shorts special; not too tight, not too loose—just right.
    • 60 elements combine to make one pair of OB Classics with rear darts and a shaped waistband for the perfect shape.
    • All our OB Classic swim shorts feature our fully adjustable side fasteners can reduce the waist size by 2cm.
    • To ensure you have the right size you should just be able to tuck your fingers inside the waistband.



    COLOUR

    • When choosing a colour or print you should consider your skin tone and personality.
    • Fair skin can look washed out against bright hues and if you have darker skin then you can really celebrate something vivid.
    • Navy, dark green, slate grey and black are always a safe bet whoever you are, as are most mid blues.
    • Someone who is naturally extrovert may enjoy more zany prints; classic pastels may suit those better who prefer not to be the center of attention.
    • If you want a print or a design that is really bespoke and totally personal to you then try our Design Your Own service.



    THE MAKING OF AN OB CLASSIC



    WHAT MAKES A CLASSIC?

    The ‘classic’ label seems in a constant battle to preserve the integrity and romance of its award. Our OB Classic swim shorts have been integral to our success over the last ten years—but what makes something a true classic?

    Good Design is innovative, honest and thorough down to the last detail.

    Dieter Rams' 10 Principles of Good Design



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