Summer 2022 is upon us. Whether you have, or you haven’t yet, booked the annual escape to the sea, bikini season is approaching, and this means that looking at coming-up swimwear trends is a good way to start feeling the sea breeze.
This year’s beachwear fashion isn’t lacking alternatives. In the last couple of years, dozens of new swimwear brands have established, providing styles and patterns for each of us. Besides embracing body inclusivity, emerging beachwear labels are currently emphasizing the importance of ethical productions, implementing the use of regenerated materials like ECONYL, the organic fibre composed of landfills and ocean waste.
Following, thirteen UK-based swimwear brands that offer super cool sustainable swimsuits for the next holiday. Don’t wait any longer to find your go-to organic bikini.
Extremely comfortable and good for fun combos, People 1 is the brand for the wild. The company provides a waste collection 100% made out of regenerated nylon yarn from waste material and ghost fishing nets. In this way the waste gets a new life and we safe our Earth from waste.Price: £50-£140.
Available at: 1 People
In Capri swimwear lines are inspired by the Italian island’s sophisticated atmosphere and produced ethically in high quality, small manufacturing studios based in London. The brand opts for transparency and traceability of its supply chain and strives to grow into an environmentally conscious workforce.
Price: £60 - £160.
Available at: https://thepositive.co/collections/in-capri-swim
Entirely weaved in the UK, the swimwear line by Away That Day is composed of colourful bikinis with total functionality. Each swimsuit is made of reused material that enhances the product’s greenness without reducing its quality. Price: £55 - £69. Available at: https://awaythatday.com/collections/shop-all?sort_by=price-ascending
Stressing on high standards and strong values, Holiday Romance is a conscious swimwear label based in the UK. With a mindful approach to fashion production, the brand uses regenerated nylon to make bikinis and contributes to the development of the lower-impact fashion industry. Price: £18.99 - £140.
Through the encounter of heritage and modernity, Hunza G's signature style is characterised by the crinkle-stretch fabrication and high-cut leg shape. Manufactured in the English Midlands, the brand provides one-size-fit swimwear for every woman. The company’s ethos stems from the will to eliminate deadstock and reduce carbon emissions. Price: £130 - £145.
What we wear, even a simple bikini, can show how much we care about the planet. We are, therefore, encouraged by sustainable brands to consciously choose clothes that make us feel comfortable and feminine without causing harm to the environment. Let’s all be part of a green revolution, starting from the upcoming bikini season.