A search for the best swimsuit brands could leave you drowning in a sea of options. But this year, the quest for beach and poolside excellence will be easier. Ahead, you’ll unearth the labels that made it to our list of the absolute best. Some of the designers on our roster of favorites have been creating swimwear for years, like Eres and Lisa Marie Fernandez. While others are notable emerging brands that deserve a closer look. Now is the time to add Louisa Ballou, Fisch, and Riot to your swimwear lexicon. They are all creating innovative styles with an impeccable fit for all shapes and sizes, from sleek one-piece designs to elaborate bikinis.
In preparation for sunny days at the beach and pool deck lounging, read on to discover the best swimsuit brands to bookmark and shop throughout the season.
Picks From Our Favorite Swimsuit Brands
- The Affordable Hero: Everlane The Square-Neck Bikini top, $45
- The Alluring Silhouette: Tropic of C Equator bikini top, $80
- The Playful Print: Beach Riot Joyce One-Piece, $178
- The Sweet Floral: Peony Vacation ruched floral-print, $215
- The Athletic Choice: Cover Swim swimsuit, $220
- The Minimalist Magic: Anemos keyhole swimsuit, $250
- The Head-Turning FavoriteT: Louisa Ballou Queen-print one-shoulder swimsuit, $289
- The Floral Wonder: Agua By Agua Bendita Limòn printed recycled swimsuit, $290
- The Universally-Flattering Option: Evarae Cassandra belted underwired swimsuit, $340
- The Timeless Pick: Eres Luciana swimsuit, $575
The quality and fit of swimsuits from the French label Eres are unmatched. With more than forty years under its belt, the brand has mastered the art of creating the perfect one-pieces and comfortable, functional bikinis.
Named after Sydney, Australia’s coastal town, this is the label to turn to for sculpting one-pieces and bikinis that are made from eco-friendly fabrics.
For over a decade, Solid and Striped have created swimsuits in timeless silhouettes with modern details—like playful prints and ribbed textures.
Model Candice Swanepoel showcases her South African heritage and love for all things swim in her Tropic of C swimwear brand. The lineup includes sensual styles and a dedicated movement collection of swimsuits meant for proper swimming.
The eco-friendly brand recently launched its first-ever swimsuits in 2021, and the sleek designs are perfect for minimalists. We’re adding bonus points because 82% of the material used to create each swimsuit comes from recycled nylon.
Bold color blocking, ruffles, and sweet bows are just a few of the head-turning details that anchor Beach Riot’s collection of figure-flattering suits.
With help from local artisans in Africa, Lemlem delivers a collection of classic styles that include vibrant prints perfect for any travel plans.
Eco-friendly values are at the forefront of production for Fisch. Several suits are made from a regenerative nylon fabric that’s created from fishnets, and the beautiful designs are versatile enough to pack for every beachside escape.
Jade Swim proves that minimal doesn’t have to mean boring, with eye-catching one-shoulder designers and beautifully fine, thin straps.
With an emphasis on minimalist designs, Los Angeles-based label Anemos has become a go-to for timeless swimwear. Since launching in 2018, the label has expanded from one-pieces and bikinis to vacation-worthy midi dresses, and it’s all created with sustainability remaining top of mind.
Romance is at the heart of Peony’s swimsuit designs. From the sweet florals to the dainty bows, each creation has an undeniable femininity.
From the ruched fabrics to the unexpected cutouts, Karla Colletto incorporates fanciful details into each one of its designs. The brand’s very first collection debuted in 1987 at Saks Fifth Avenue and was lauded as beach-ready couture.
Find swimsuit designs with seductively cool cuts and flattering ruching, courtesy of Tel Aviv-based label Bananhot, which was founded by best friends Neta Alchimister and Noa Beny.
If daring high-cut silhouettes are on your wish list, Riot has a fun collection that comes in unique designs perfect for a photo op.
Heading to a tropical destination? Match the scenery with a vacation-ready print from Colombian label Agua by Agua Bendita. The brand gets bonus points for hiring local artisans to craft its swimsuits and for keeping sustainability at the forefront of its practices.
Minimalists will appreciate Hunza G’s sleek silhouettes. Ribbed fabrics add just enough detail, while rich, on-trend colorways make the timeless swimsuits feel like modern-day classics.
If surfing and beachside volleyball are calling your name, keep Cover Swim’s designs in mind for all of your water activities. The label sources sustainable materials and uses UV-protective fabrics in its designs.
Louisa Ballou’s eponymous line is a beach lover’s dream with prints inspired by the surf seen in her hometown of Charleston. Pick from fun one-piece suits or mesh dresses perfect for layering.
If you’re a fan of flirty ruffles and sweet 3-D floral accents, Maygel Coronel checks all of the boxes. The Colombian label, which was founded in 2017, also has a roster of coordinating dresses to pair with its sophisticated suits.
Here’s a label that creates swimsuits that are versatile enough to wear in and out of the pool. Pair either one of these stunning swimsuits with jeans or a maxi skirt and you’re ready to go from the beach to dinner.
You can spot Marysia’s beautiful swimsuits from a mile away, thanks to the brand’s signature scallop-hem finishes.
Jet set in style with a swimsuit from Lisa Marie Fernandez. The designs stand out and, fit-wise, they’re like a glove, thanks to bonded stretch fabrics and textured materials.
Here’s a label that believes beachwear should also be glamorous. The shimmering two pieces are the stars of its roster, but the brand’s cover-ups and accessories are equally stunning.
For effortlessly cool Malibu vibes, Frankies Bikinis is the place to go. Since its inception, the label has expanded into ready-to-wear and beauty products that embody a beach-going lifestyle.
Here we have resortwear at its finest, thanks to Evarae’s consciously produced swimsuits, high-quality fabrics, and sleek designs.
Maximalists can time travel back to the ’70s with one of Cin Cin’s psychedelic print pieces. Since its 2019 launch, the label has been the epitome of more is more, thanks to an emphasis on vibrant colors and embellished hardware accents.