Summer Is Calling

Swimwear for hitting the beach or your nearest patio
June 11, 2020
June 11, 2020
What We Considered

✓   Comfortable to wear all day

✓   Inventive takes on classic looks

✓   Fits all body types

Our Picks

✓   Summersalt - Most silhouette options

✓   Left On Friday - Best for sporty types

✓   Andie - Most color options


It’s swim season and honestly, kind of glad we can’t go to Nordstrom’s to try on new swim styles in that dreaded 3-way mirror. It’s one of the best things to come out of quarantine— time to embrace every curve and slay on the beach, or on your patio— a new season of feeling confident and ready to take on the world in your swimsuit, whenever the world is ready for us, that is. Most importantly, these styles are perfect for everybody ranging from bikinis, high waisted bottoms (an all-time fave), and one pieces. Time for your new summer silhouette.

Summersalt

MOST SILHOUETTE OPTIONS

What we love about Summersalt most is their commitment to fit— they’ve taken measurements of over 1.5 million women to get it right, the dedication is real. Plus, each swimsuit is made with recycled polyamide so your look is earth-friendly too. And be sure to check out their easy-to-shop collections, featuring collabs from designers such as Tanya Taylor and specially curated maternity styles for all of the moms-to-be out there.

The Facts

✓   Honest pricing

✓   Compression lining

✓   Earth friendly materials

Brand Standards

✓   For women, by women

✓   Promote inclusivity

✓   Eco-friendly practices

Left On Friday

BEST FOR SPORTY TYPES

For all of the beach babes looking to do more than just lay in the sand, Left On Friday is the brand for you. Their easy-to-match sleek styles will bring you from riding waves in the AM to sipping breezy cocktails at the tiki bar after hours. With their staple Smoothening dream fabric (made in Italy, shipped to the U.S.), you don’t have to worry about cellulite or fading due to chlorine or salt water, it feels like butter and defies all odds.

The Facts

✓   Designed for sport

✓   Smoothing dream fabric

✓   One pieces & two piece options

Brand Standards

✓   U.S. made 

✓   Easy-to-use fit guide

Andie

MOST COLOR OPTIONS

Andie is the full-proof way to shop swimwear styles online. With a team of 15 strong women working right in NYC’s garment district, Andie understands the importance of a swimsuit that fits perfectly with an honest price tag— and boy do they deliver. Insider news: they drop at least one new pattern or color monthly. Order a few of their compressive pieces and see what you like best for your staycation on the patio, then you can mail the ones you don’t want right back, totally risk-free. 

The Facts

✓   Fit Finder to pick your perf style

✓   Compression lining 

✓   Endless colors and patterns

Brand Standards

✓   For women, by women

✓   Made in a woman-owned facility

✓   Size inclusivity

More Finds

The fun in the sun doesn’t stop there. We’ve found a few more brands that we will be stocking up our swim wardrobe with. Shout out to Knix and Lively for knowing that if you have good bras, your swim will be equally as comfy and modern-day-woman friendly. No matter where you are this summer, soak up those rays feeling confident. 

OUR REVIEWS
Photo Credits: Summersalt, Andie, Left On Friday, Knix, Lively, Bikyni, Reformation / via Instagram

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