Riviera Shorter-Length Swim Shorts
About the product
Our Riviera blue Setter shorts are iconic—don’t take flight without them.
The tailored swim short is where it all began for Orlebar Brown; we have four different lengths, each crafted from 60 elements and designed to give you effortless style wherever you are. Based on the pattern of a traditional man’s tailored trouser and crafted from quick-drying polyamide fabric with signature sidefasteners to adjust, our OB Classic swim shorts offer the perfect blend of form and function. Not just a swim short—it’s a short you can swim in.
Each pair comes with a durable water-resistant drawstring bag to protect your shorts or store your valuables by the pool.
- Shaped waistband, rear darts and adjustable metal side fasteners for a superior shape and fit
- Tested to 30mg/l of chlorine
- Net lining for extra comfort and security
- Sourced and manufactured in Europe
- 100% Quick-Drying Polyamide/Nylon
- Machine washable
- Drawstring bag in matte PU coated stretch polyester
Size & Fit
- If in-between sizes, choose a size up
- Side-fastener can reduce the waist up to 2cm 0.8” without ruining the silhouette
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.
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.How to choose
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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