Summer 2023 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
Contemporary Swimwear made in South Korea. Each swimsuit is made of reused material that enhances the product’s greenness without reducing its quality. Price: £95 - £130. Available here
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.
Available at: https://www.hunzag.com/collection/majorelle-collection/?ph=782f5d1b5f6507f8e0765137
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.