The history of men’s swimwear is greatly different from women’s aquatic attire. From the beginning, men and women have used swimwear to emphasize different body parts and perform different functions. Gender properties of swimwear have always been evident in the color, fit, and function of swimming garments. When choosing men’s swim wear today, it isn’t always as easy as a trip to the beach. Swimwear in 2012 offers versatile styles, lengths and materials, all crafted to complement a man’s build—let’s explore and see which styles are best for your bod.