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8 Eco-Friendly Swimwear Brands to Enjoy a Great Summer

Summer is here, which means that swimsuit season is upon us! If YOU want to renew your swimwear options this year, here are several brands that are known for their eco-friendly
practices and environmental awareness.

These brands have earned a place in our hearts because they defend the marine ecosystem, work with sustainable conditions, help to preserve species, and take care of the sea. In addition, these designs are made to be classic and glamorous!


Manakai is a renowned Hawaiian brand, known for their sustainable swimwear. Its name comes from the union of the words “mana” which means spirit, and “kai” which means ocean. The brand aims to give women the power to highlight their beauty while also honoring the sea. All pieces are made from regenerated nylon (which is different from recycled polyester) that comes from sources such as old fishing nets, yarn, and industrial plastic waste, instead of plastic bottles.


This brand was created by former surfer Mareen Burke. It is aimed at the conscious consumer, who loves and respects the planet and the sea. The company manufactures in Europe and their suppliers work under sustainability parameters that save water and energy for the ecosystem.

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The company was founded by designer Andrea Salinas, and all the pieces in the collections are from materials made with plastics and fishnets found on the coasts.


A fantastic brand that creates surfer clothing with recycled nylon. The reversible swimsuits are simply the best. All of Patagonia’s designs are fair trade-certified; by going to their website, users can see all the factories that manufacture the pieces, including details about labor practices, waste management, and chemical recycling.


Gypsy is an environmentally-aware, contemporary company dedicated to counterbalancing their carbon footprint. Their pieces incorporate organic fabrics and their headquarters have the first totally solar-powered dyeing, printing, and manufacturing facility in Los Angeles.

Vitamin A

This fashionable brand from Southern California has an A-List clientele that includes Jessica Alba and Scarlett Johansson. The company’s goal is to reduce its environmental footprint and they do it by using EcoLux – a superfine fabric manufactured from recycled nylon and Lycra Xtra Life fiber. Bonus, all the patterns are printed using a waterless method.


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The company is based in Los Angeles and works with sustainable and deadstock fabrics. The brand follows eco-friendly manufacturing practices and promotes economic empowerment. Among their main pieces are women’s bikinis, one-pieces, beach bags, sun hats, and towels.

Azura Bay

Better basics 🖤; organic cotton (with a touch of spandex for comfort), handcrafted with love in a fair trade facility in Turkey. 🖤 XS-XL, Black + Beige 🖤 Thick band + double lined triangle bralette offers great support for a wireless style 🖤 Hipsters + thongs + socks come in 2-packs 🖤 Part of our new basics collection, check out #linkinbio for more styles: padded bralettes, high-waist undies, lace styles, and more colours (red + navy!) . Love these babes from @friesb4guyspodcast and wish I could speak Danish because I can tell their vibe is so genuine and empowering 💪🏼 . 📸 shot from @organicbasics + @friesb4guyspodcast

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The brand is based in Canada but has an online store that delivers worldwide. The company works with eco-friendly fabrics, promotes fair trade, artisan-made products, and is motivated by giving back to their communities.

With these amazing options, why would you want to shop anywhere else? If your clothing is great for you and the environment, it’s a win-win!

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