For now, that big yellow thing in the sky is playing it cool, hiding out behind a thick layer of cloud and disappointment. But one day soon, whether it's on the beach in Brighton or at a poolside bar in Ibiza, the sun will come out and you'll want to get naked and jump into the nearest body of water immediately.

But don't.

Instead, keep your modesty intact and get a pair of handsome swim shorts in preparation. Here's a crop of our punchiest swimmers, all of which come in handily eye-distracting colours – perfect for diverting attention away from pasty skin, and looking good in the near-buff.