Born in St-Tropez and always reflecting the stylish freedom of the French Riviera, Vilebrequin is renowned for high-colour men's swimwear collections that remain the very epitome of holiday chic. Vilebrequin was founded in 1971 and half a century later this is a brand that remains at the forefront of vacation fashion. Cut, signature bright colours and fit are famously perfect and today swimwear is complemented by a range of polo shirts, shorts and trousers for aprés-beach cocktails and long warm evenings.
The look of Vilebrequin will always speak of the Mediterranean sunlight with a verve and a brightness that's unique to what's become a seminal brand. The name translates as "crankshaft", a nod to co-founder Fred Prysquel's work as a motor sports journalist and a reference to the shape of the spiral staircase in the first Vilebrequin shop in St-Tropez, opened by Fred and his fashion designer wife Yvette. The company’s signature remains its Moorea swimming shorts, a central staple of the collections for 30 years.
Vilbrequin vacation clothing generally fits true to size. The brand advises that for a more comfortable fit, you should choose a size up from your usual size and for a more snug fit, choose a size down. Scroll down for our complete Vilebrequin sizing guide, to find the perfect fit for your perfect seaside getaway.
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