The best ethical sustainable swimwear 2019 brands from the UK and beyond
Please find below our best eco friendly, ethical and all round gorgeous ethical swimwear brands 2019 list for the UK and beyond!
Swimsuit is just what you need this summer. Created for maximum comfort and style in the water, with secure open back design, offset side seams and low profile flatlock stitching.
Made using ECONYL® recycled yarn, from sources including disused fishing nets.
Jeremy and Tom were not satisfied with what swimming or triathlon brands had to offer, as they did not truly understand the needs of open water swimmers. The time had come for a new direction and so a more focused brand was created for open water swimmers, Selkie ethical swimsuit collection
Tide + Seek
Tide and Seek is a fun, ethical swimsuit brand, specialising exclusive premium swimwear, hand-made from Bali.
Abigail strapless bandeau bikini top in white. Ties at back. Moderate coverage/moderate support.
- Made in the USA of Italian fabric
- 78% Recycled ECONYL® nylon, 22% spandex
- Hand wash cold, dry flat
- Fabric contains UPF 50
Floripawear Please note: Floripawear is part of the same family as Super Bulky! That said we just had to include Floripawear’s ethical swimwear collection as it’s super sexy and made out of the eco friendly ECONYL fabric which uses reclaimed plastic from landfills and seas
Founded in 2016 by Anna and Henna, OHOY make swimwear from 100% ECONYL regenerated nylon made from nylon waste ghost fishing nets recovered from landfill and the oceans.
Available at ohoyswim.com
Natasha Tonić makes sustainable swimwear from natural hemp fiber that is anti-microbial and UV resistant. The hemp swimsuits can also double as lingerie, bodysuit – the ideal addition to your increasingly ethical wardrobe.
Lilliput and Felix
Lilliput and Felix are a great UK based swimwear brand and create fun silhouettes in bold prints and colours.
Ruby Moon have a great nonprofit model, using ocean-preserving materials and putting all profits towards business loans to empower female entrepreneurs worldwide.
Brazilian ethical brand Florita makes sustainable beachwear that is produced under Fair Trade working conditions using Amni Soul Eco®, a biodegradable environmentally friendly yarn. All pieces are made in Rio de Janeiro
Mylo Beachwear hand make crochet swimwear in Mallorca. Each piece is made individually upon request, so there’s a bit of a wait due to the manufacturing time. Mylo ethical swimwear are made from OKEO-TEX certified cotton.
Devon-based Davy J use 100% regenerated nylon yarn from waste including spent and ghost fishing nets. Their swimsuits are super high quality but wen they do reach the end of their life, you’re encouraged to return them so the brand can recycle them.
If you’re looking for luxury ethical swimwear that’s UK based then ToDiveFor is a go to sustainable brand
Stay Wild Swim
Made by Zanna Van Dijk and Natalie Glaze, Stay Wild Swim swimwear is made from ECONYL® reclaimed from landfill and oceans.
AMARATulum is a Mexican ethical swimwear brand helping to support local Mexican communities by creating livable-wage jobs. AMARA Tulum also organises beach cleans to help protect wildlife from plastic waste.
Woodlike Ocean creates sports style eco-friendly swimwear using ECONYL® regenerated nylon with every purchase making a direct donation to the Healthy Seas initiative that helps recover ghost fishing nets from the seas.
MYMARINI is a German sustainable swimwear brand founded in 2013. MYMARINI swimwear is made from ECONYL® regenerated nylon using reclaimed material from landfill and the oceans
Marble Swimwear are based in the UK and vet every single element of our production to ensure that it’s environmentally conscious. From the fabrics used to make our swimwear, the material it is packaged in, through to the methods used to deliver it to you – Marble Swimwear are committed to ensure that every decision made is done with the planet at the forefront of our minds.
PURSUIT THE LABEL
Pursuit The Label is a London-born, sustainable swimwear brand that uses the highest quality recycled fabrics to create each individual piece. All of our swimwear is designed and produced in London, created from soft, innovative Italian fabrics derived from ECONYL®, a recycled and regenerated fibre.
PAPER London ethical swimwear is strong modern femininity captured through bold bright and colourful collections.
The influence of modern architecture and artists is clearly reflected in the dynamic colour palettes, bold structural shapes and juxtaposition of fabrics.
Curated ethical Brazilian Sustainable Swimwear from Sixty Ninety. Eco-friendly Brazilian bikinis and swimsuits sustainably made in Brazil
IMAGE CREDIT: Pursuit the Label