Looking for the perfect sustainable swimsuit? We have got you covered with over 40 gorgeous finds that are not only meant to last, but are created with ethics and sustainability in mind. Enjoy!
They are Earth's #1 fan, so being eco-friendly is their top priority. Instead of filling the landfills with plastic waste, GF Collective collects and recycles it into a sustainable swimsuit that you will fall in love with! The textile is recycled in Taiwan and then cut and sewn in their SA8000 certified factory in Vietnam. What's great about them is that they take back used Girlfriend apparel and recycle it again into new apparel. This brand also donates to #blacklivesmatter.
The amazing fact about Summersalt is the fact that their sustainable swimsuits are made of a fishing net that has been pulled out of the ocean. Aside from making you look fabulous this summer, Summersalt swimsuits also offer sun protection with its UPF 50+ which is awesome!! This brand is size-inclusive and they take over a million body measurements from 10,000 women to make sure their swimsuits will fit you perfectly. To top off their dedication to sustainability, items are shipped using recyclable bags.
These sustainable swimsuits are just gorgeous. Galamar creates a timeless sustainable swimwear line made from environmentally sound fabrics. They believe that sustainability is a journey – not a destination! These sustainable swimsuits are made in LA, California from start to finish: the inserts, recycled hang tags, regenerated mixed metal hardware, and eco-friendly packaging materials. Galamar also uses recycled nylon from discarded fishing nets to create its gorgeous pieces.
Our next sustainable summer swimsuits are from the ever-famous Reformation. This brand imposes sustainability as its core in all that they do by investing in green building infrastructure to minimize their waste, water, and energy footprint. Using low-impact materials, rescued deadstock fabrics, repurposed vintage clothing, and recycling plastic bottles, you'll find their sustainable swimsuits to be not only high quality and gorgeous, but also ethically made. If you really want to know how sustainable their products are, they have Refscale to track environmental impact and you can check their sustainability report. As they say, being naked is the #1 sustainable option, they are #2.
You may remember Patagonia from my sustainable dresses blog – I have a major crush on this brand. Yes, it is absolutely my go-to brand, and guess what? They also have sustainable swimsuits that you can show off this summer. When shopping for swimsuits with them you can choose from different categories like the materials and processes where there are two subcategories: recycled and fair trade. Most of their materials are recycled and 82% of their line are Fair Trade Certified sewn. As for their progress, they are investing in regenerative organic practices that improve soil health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. I find their swimsuits to be extremely durable and able to withstand all the summer adventures.
This brand is born in France with the concept of designing high-quality and perfectly cut pieces that can be worn for a long time. Sezane's sustainable swimsuits are made of eco-friendly materials and fit like a dream. Most of their items are produced in Europe, the rest all over the world depending on the origin of raw materials, expertise, working conditions, and production capacities. They have an atelier in Portugal, which is committed to sustainability; India, where they do embroidery by hand; Italy, for artisanal tradition; China, for their expertise in silk and Bulgaria for their excellence in threading and weaving.
News Splash: These sustainable swimsuits are made of recycled materials! Boden, one of my favorite slow fashion brands, use nylon made from 100% post-industrial waste materials which melt down using a chemical-free process. For quality control, they make sure that the swimsuit doesn't shrink and the threads stay threaded. What I love about them is that they have “Mini Mission” which is a home activity for kids to keep their creative juices flowing. All packages are packed with recyclable materials.
Can't wait to share with you this next sustainable swimsuit brand which is seriously comfortable and completely flattering in all sizes. They offer sizes 4-14 which means most women can enjoy this summer with Vitamin A sustainable swimsuits. The swimsuits are made of Eco Rib, a nylon fabric scrap, which makes the suits breathable and form-flattering. Because of their mission to be plastic-free, the packaging of their product is made from recyclable material and is also biodegradable. As a swimwear company, they donate part of their sales to organizations that protect the ocean.
Next is this must-have sustainable swimsuit from Strange Bikinis. Hand sewn by their workers who have fair and living wages, they created a one-of-a-kind swimsuit. These sustainably made cheeky bikinis are made of buttery soft recycled or biodegradable fabrics that love your curves and our environment. Somewhat size-inclusive, they have XS to XXL which they produce in small batches because they prioritize the quality over the quantity of their product. Their design is timeless so you can use it over and over again.
Who said one size doesn't fit all? In Youswim, they created swimsuits that will fit you comfortably and can adapt and change with your body. Their seamless sustainable swimsuit can fit from size 2 to 14. The fabrics are made of nylon yarn and are produced ethically for a long-lasting swimsuit that will avoid the landfill by continuing to adapt to your body changes for many summers. This is undoubtedly your sustainable swimsuit for life!
Two Filipina sisters designed our next sustainable summer swimsuit line! They decided to produce in the Philippines to ensure it is sustainable, ethical, and zero-waste. Their swimwear is made of deadstock fabrics from warehouses and upcycled into gorgeous swimwear that you will surely adore. In Satori, employees work in a manufacturing facility that is sweatshop-free and the company ensures that they are treated ethically and fairly. The best part about them is that they have zero net carbon footprint!
Last on our list is Londre. Founded by a best friend duo, they were inspired to design the most flattering and sustainable swimsuit that will last for decades. They used recycled plastic bottles found on the beach and streets and all water used in the recycling process is reused. When the usable life of your swimsuit ends, it can be recycled again to create a new product! Londre also raises awareness and funds for women's health and environmental initiatives.
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