Upgrading your swimwear collection is definitely something to look forward to in the summertime. With all of the fun patterns and bright colours, you’re sure to turn heads. However, bathers can get quite pricey, which can be frustrating if you’re unsure about the quality. We’ve rounded up the top swimwear brands that we think are a great investment for this season and beyond.
Here are the best swimwear brands that are worth the splurge.
Not only are LONDRE‘s styles super cute, but the brand also places a major focus on its environmental impact. So far, LONDRE has recycled 200,000 plastic bottles off of streets and beaches into their sustainable garments. Plus, all of the water used in the process is able to be reused into new materials.
Unika Swim has been taking the Canadian swimwear market by storm, right here from Toronto. The Canadian swimsuit brand carries dozens of different styles for all kinds of body types; high-waisted, high-cut, strapless, the list goes on. Not only does Unika have a broad range of size-inclusive styles, but they’re all available in a ton of different colours. So whether you’re into bright reds and yellows, or nudes and neutrals, they’ve got it all. Although Unika’s pieces are a bit of a splurge, it’s definitely worth it — the quality is to die for.
Frankies Bikinis is a global online destination for fashion-forward beachwear inspired by Malibu and made in Los Angeles. Known for high-end fabrics, fashion-forward shapes, and cheeky bottoms, these bikinis look great on everybody. Since the company’s inception, it has evolved into a beach lifestyle brand, expanding product offerings to include ready-to-wear clothing and beauty.
The Vancouver-based band, Left On Friday, is serving up all of the summer looks. The Canadian swimsuit brand believes in a life where nothing holds you back, especially your swimsuit. Its designs will keep up with you all day long, whether you’re swimming or surfing.
Solid & Striped offers timeless swimwear, apparel, and accessories for women and men. Not only are the styles so chic, but there’s also a section to shop for sustainable suits that are made from recovered fish nets, industrial plastic, and fabric scraps.
Made from premium Italian fabrics, the swimwear at this brand is cut by hand in a couture factory. The brand’s aesthetic has attracted fans all over the world, including Oscar-winning actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Gwyneth Paltrow. With a focus on vacation wear, Marysia designs with travel in mind, creating collections a woman can wear from day to night.
Saltwater Collective is manufactured closest to home — right here in Toronto. The brand prioritizes the body type and size of the everyday woman, catering to actually realistic figures. Saltwater’s swimsuits are made of high-quality fabrics that come in bold as well as unassuming colours. The bottom line is that this swimwear brand carries some of the trendiest yet practical bathing suits on the market!
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