Brolly Folly Mid-Length Swim Shorts
About the product
SLIM AARONS EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION
One of our more contemporary photographics, we used Slim Aarons’ image of red and blue umbrellas against water for a striking, aesthetic
Photograph exclusive to Orlebar Brown: A jetty juts out from a rocky shoreline in Porto Ercole, Tuscany – Slim Aarons, August 1980
The tailored swim short is where it all began for Orlebar Brown; designed to give you effortless style wherever you are. Based on the pattern of a man’s traditional tailored trouser with signature side-fasteners to adjust and crafted from fabric that dries quickly, the OB Classic Bulldog offers 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.
- Inside leg length: 15cm / 6”
- Model is 184cm / 6’ tall and wears a size 32
- Shaped waistband, rear darts and adjustable side fasteners for a superior shape and fit
- Tested to 50mg/l of chlorine
- Net lining for extra comfort and security
- Machine washable
- 100% polyester
- Sourced and manufactured in Europe
- 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 a Photographic Print
"Brolly Folly". Photo by Slim Aarons.
A jetty juts out from a rocky shoreline in Porto Ercole, Tuscany, August 1980.
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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