The Best Tank Tops for Men to Wear

They'e comfortable, stylish, and able to go wherever summer takes you.

by Jon Gugala
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Don’t pack away those biceps just yet; even with fall around the corner, there are doubtless a few more warm days left, and with a Southern vacation a quick flight away, there’s still a need for a men’s tank top. While they may be thought of as beach wear, it’s really anytime wear, whether that means a workout, a barbecue, or just picking up the kids from the first day of school. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any rules — the best tank tops for men are a far cry from what you wore when you were 20 and rocking peak summer style. Modern iterations are made from premium fabrics, enhanced fits, and are more muted (i.e. without beer logos) than ever before. Consider this list your primer on the modern tank top.

Now, of course, there’s a big difference between a great tank top for men and a men’s tank top that makes you look a little dicey. Like a good t-shirt, tank top fit is important (it should be a bit loose and, length-wise, fall just below the swim trunk tie or belt buckle). So is understanding what looks good on you and how much shoulder and chest you want to show (there’s a fine line between comfort and cringe-inducing). The best tank tops for men, then — be they simple, solid colors or splash enough to make you look like the life-of-the-barbecue — are those that complement your body. Take some time to find the right fit and it’ll make a world of difference. In any case, there are a lot of great options out there. Here are the best men’s tank tops we’ve found.

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