Finally, summer has arrived in the Southern Hemisphere! But it doesn’t quite feel real until you’ve hit the beach with your friends or made a splash at a pool party. With our list of five ethical swimwear brands, there’s no reason you can’t greet the sun, surf and salty air in sustainable style.
Mara Hoffman brings you a great range of swimwear that will last you for many years. Whether you like bright patterns or block colours, there’s something to suit most styles. They’re currently growing their range of pieces Made in America and use of recycled fabrics. Some of their products are Oeko-Tex® 100 Standard certified and many are made from GOTS certified organic cotton.
Woron delivers you a range of sustainable swimwear options in partnership with Spanish brand All Sisters. Their one-pieces and bikinis are made from an eco-friendly nylon made from recycled plastics in a closed loop system, drastically reducing waste and emissions. This brand particularly suits people looking for an athletic look with a modern edge.
Finch Designs have created a range of swimwear crafted from recycled materials. They exclusively use Repreve® certified fabric made from recycled post-consumer plastic bottles. All of Finch Design’s fabric and trims are Oeko-Tex® 100 Standard certified.Their extensive range features brilliant pops of colour and unique prints.
Soak up those summer vibes with Vitamin A’s sustainably produced luxury swimsuits and beachwear designed and made in California. This innovative brand uses a high proportion of ecofriendly materials such as recycled nylon and their prints are created at factories with low carbon footprints using a water saving process.
Designed in Southern California, Outerknown is a collaboration between World Surf League Champion Kelly Slater and acclaimed designer John Moore. The brand features a range of men’s swim trunks made from recycled fishing nets and other nylon waste from the North Atlantic.
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