Go with your usual size, these fit true to size.
Don't know your size? Measure where you like your pants to sit at your waist, in inches. Subtract 2 inches from this measurement to determine your numeric size.
Tag us @waterlust to be featured
We ship orders same or next business day. Free priority shipping on all U.S. orders over $150, free express international shipping over $300.
We lovingly prepare each one of our orders for its journey to you using the best packaging materials we can find with the least environmental impact.
Free within the U.S. International orders must pay return postage. Exchanges orders can be placed immediately with an instant credit.
We stand behind every product we make. If you have a problem, we will solve it with the relentless determination of a salmon swimming upstream to spawn.
Dr. Alli Candelmo, Conservation Science Manager
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)
The pattern is fantastic and the material is high quality - soft, smooth, and sturdy. Fits great. Not so sure about the button - some loose threads that needed to be snipped and buttoning seems slightly awkward. Am used to velcro fly but definitely wouldn't want to take a chance of snagging these and they are comfortable. Despite that minor detail, these are replacing an old flimsy and faded pair and expect to get many years of paddling and swimming in the ocean with these! (My wife did notice that the pair the model has on has a white paracord tie?)
As a diver, lover of marine life, and person who has often found men's trunks/shorts offerings underwhelming, I was pleased to find Waterlust. As a frenemy of the invasive lionfish, I ordered these given my interest in the fish and the brazen yet restrained pattern, coloring. And the quality is sound. Hopefully, Waterlust thrives.
My husband has had the whale shark print for a couple of years and loves them. We were so excited when the lion fish print became available. It’s a really cool design.
The board shorts are light weight without being flimsy. Very comfy. The wide waist band conforms well and is easily adjustable wirh the drawstring. Good length without extra fabric at the knees. Wore them kayaking Sat and biking Sunday over a pair of bike shorts. They allow good air circulation so they dry fast. By not relying on elastic in the waistband for fit, I hope they will still work well for years after the elastic in baggies is shot.