In the Swim

Gents seem to prefer the one-stop approach to shopping, if they have to do it at all. There’s a sea of options for men’s swimwear to be found at one address, the handsomely landscaped Biltmore Fashion Park—and there’s free covered parking on the northwest end of the center.

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Tommy Bahama is an obvious starting point, as the brand is founded on the “island lifestyle”; trunks for 2011 come in requisite florals, plaids, and some cool graphic patterns (pictured; 602.508.9888).

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Ralph Lauren has trunks in madras plaid, a koi pattern, and two spectrums of paisley (602.952.0155).

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Brooks Brothers is showing swimsuits in gingham, embroidered lobsters, and a sea-horse print (602.957.2061).

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The Clotherie stocks a variety of luxury labels for men, its swimwear brand is exclusively Nat Nast (602.956.8600).

24th St. & Camelback Rd., www.shopbiltmore.com