Swimwear for men: Robinson Les Bains at Pitti

Orlebar Brown may have the understated, English side of the mens swimming trunk market covered, but for something with a little bit of European flair it’s worth checking out the latest from Robinson Les Bains.

Christophe Vérot – an ex-water polo player – started up the brand in 2007 after experiencing that frustration we all feel from time to time: the kind where you search high and low for a particular item and discover it doesn’t exist. Vérot wanted men’s swimming trunks that were both stylish and practical, colourful yet sophisticated. So he created his own.

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Robinson Les Bains’ presence at this summer’s Pitti Uomo proved the brand is still finding plenty of appeal with it’s luxury, vintage-inspired mens swimwear. Washes of retro sunset colours splash geometrically across some pairs; others have a classically French sentiment with blue and white stripes, or jouy prints available in both red and blue.

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Robinson les bains at pitti

Les Bains

terry towelling mens top

Along with the swim trunks this season sees a range of tees and tanks – with a touch of terry towelling really driving home the beach feel.

Visit robinsonlesbains.com.

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.