Our guide to the best in sustainable swimwear.
Brittany Kozerski created Jade Swim after a career as a fashion editor and stylist. The result is a line of sustainable swimwear that combines her minimalist aesthetic with innovative silhouettes and design details. The collection is crafted from carefully chosen luxe fabrics that smooth and sculpt the body. We love the Halo One Piece, and the Apex One Shoulder Top paired with the Bare Minimum Bottoms.
Lauren Arapage's Anemos was named after the greek word meaning wind. With a reverence for minimalism and a focus on sustainability, Anemos keeps its consumer at the center of its designs, and its impact on the planet at the core of its production. We love the the Brigitte Bikini Top, the Tortoiseshell-Detailed High Rise Bikini Bottom, and the Open Back One Piece.
Andie is a swimwear brand focused on fit, functionality and comfort. The brand believes that when you wear a suit that fits, enjoying yourself comes naturally. Their eco collection is made of 87% recycled polyester. We love the Havana, the Rio Top and the Mykonos.
Juillet was created by friends Whitney Wilkerson and Lindsay Hoffman. The collection utilizes recycled Nylon and is made responsibly in Bali. They also have a maternity friendly section of their site! We love the Lennox One Piece, the Eyelet Collection and the Rowe Bottom in Juniper.
Designer Laura Paulino Rosenbaum's Novel Swim offers her signature one-of-a-kind prints in a swimwear line that is equal parts cool and comfortable. Produced ethically and locally in New York, this is the perfect swimwear for print lovers. We love the Rainbow Blossom One-Piece, the Paradise City Bikini, and the Raya Lucille Bikini.
Matteau's ethos is to be simple and considered. Founders, Ilona Hamer and Peta Heinsen, design their swimwear with a commitment to long term sustainability and responsible business practices. With a focus on timeless style, top quality and durability, Matteau creates investment pieces to be treasured for a lifetime. We love the Underwired Bikini Top, the High Waist Bikini Briefs and the Square Maillot.
Ellie Dinh and her husband Quang founded Girlfriend Collective to bring true transparency and sustainability to activewear. This is the brand that brought us our favorite leggings and we're thrilled that they now deliver sleek, minimal swimwear also made ethically from recycled fishing nets. We love the Whidbey One Piece, the Spritz Oasis One Piece, and the Clemente One Piece.
Becky Morton's Peony is inspired by a love affair with the ocean. Every piece is made from recycled and sustainable fabrics including their own in-house developed prints. Inherently feminine, Peony swimwear is designed for our most romantic and whimsical summer days. We love the Polka Dot Bikini Top with matching bottoms and the Floral Print One Piece.
Mara Hoffman is a womenswear brand committed to sustainable and responsible practices. President and Creative Director, Mara Hoffman, presents collections with a devotion to color, each inspired by and in celebration of women. Their swim collection is one of our favorites. We love the Abigail Printed Bandeau Bikini Top, matching Goldie Printed High-Rise Bikini Bottoms and the Olympia Low-Back One Piece.
Galamaar, founded by Blakely Wickstrom, offers timeless swimwear for the contemporary woman. Blending Californian and Brooklyn influences, the collection is made from environmentally sound fabrics and produced in Los Angeles. We love the Simone Retro Top paired with the High Kick Brief and the Chemise One Piece.
Georgiana Huddart’s Hunza G is a British designed and produced swimwear label known for their heritage crinkle fabric. Ethically and sustainably made, each piece is meant to be treasured. The collection features a number of maternity friendly styles as well. We love the Nancy Bikini, the Nile Ribbed Swimsuit, and the Gigi Bikini.
Liya Kebede's Lemlem is a line of hand-woven apparel and accessories designed to increase demand for locally made African goods and to inspire economic independence in her native country of Ethiopia. They have a beautiful line of swimwear, plus great cover-ups. We love the Sofia Classic One Piece and the Zala Triangle Top paired with the Zala Stretch-Jacquard Bikini Briefs.
Catalina Alvarez and Mariana Hinestroza are the creators of sustainable swimwear brand, Agua Bendita - which means "blessed water." Each piece is truly special and impeccably handcrafted from beautiful fabrics and prints that the brand develops in-house (many with hand embroidery!) We love the Cafe Hand Embroidered One Piece, Jengibre Bikini Briefs and the Durazno Cocora Hand Embroidered One Piece.
Tiffany Asamoah founded BOLD Swim to create truly inclusive and sustainable swimwear. The collection is made from a biodegradable nylon fabric manufactured in Brazil that is both eco-friendly and luxuriously soft. We love the Midnight Rise One Piece, the Ava Swim Set and the Demure Swim Set.
Agnes Fischer's swimwear brand, Fisch, was one of the first to use a 100% regenerated nylon fiber crafted from abandoned fishing nets and other types of nylon waste. Each piece is handmade in Italy and inspired by a childhood spent by the ocean. We love the Papillon Bikini Top, matching Garbo Embellished Bikini Briefs and the Printed Ribbed One Piece.