Having worked at prestigious fashion houses including Hermès, Balenciaga and Yves Saint Laurent before he established his own swimwear line, Robinson Les Bains, in 2007, Mr Christophe Vérot is well versed in luxury. Such experiences are evident in the high-quality fabrics, considered cuts and superior finishing of the shorts bearing the Robinson Les Bains label. In this MR PORTER Video Manual, the founder and designer talks us through how to choose the perfect pair of swimming shorts. "If you're going to Ibiza," Mr Vérot tells us, "you can wear something short and colourful, but if you're going to a family pool party then you should wear something longer and more discreet." Hear more of his tips by watching the film above.