Top 5 Women’s Swimwear Companies

Whether you’re beach-going or hitting the waves, swimwear company Koraru has you covered with mix-and-match staples that move with you in the surf. The label also scores points for hiring local artisans and keeping sustainability top of mind.

Recommended by King-Bails, RAQ aims to address the lack of support offered in most bikini tops. The label’s rashguard-style tops offer adjustable straps and custom cup sizes for D through J cups.


KORARU is a premium sustainable swim and resort brand crafted with circularity in mind. With an international heart, the brand was inspired by the founder’s childhood growing up by the sea and her extensive travels.

Koraru’s curated selection of sleek bikinis and sophisticated one pieces features sumptuous shades. Elevate your poolside look with a striped bandeau or rash guard in a dynamic paisley print.

Designed with the ocean in mind, the brand’s suits are crafted using ECONYL regenerated yarn made from nylon waste and thoughtful recyclable packaging. They also donate a portion of their sales to Coral Reef Alliance to support coral conservation efforts.


Founded in 1910, Jantzen claims to have created «The suit that changed bathing to swimming.» Today the brand offers fashion swimwear and sweaters in flattering silhouettes.

During the 1920s and 1930s the company boasted celebrities such as Ginger Rogers, Johnny Weissmuller and Lorreta Young modeling in their suits. In the 1940s business perked up as the company added sweaters, foundations (girdles) and active sportswear to their basic line of swimsuits.

In an old Northeast Portland office building, Alhadeff cares for a treasure trove of vintage Jantzen suits and other merchandise. She wants to preserve and showcase the company’s illustrious history.


Hermoza’s bespoke collection brings graceful poise back into vogue, offering swimwear and resort wear that sculpt and enhance. They prioritize high quality materials and thoughtful design, delivering a product that is not only beautiful but also a lasting addition to any woman’s wardrobe.

Classic Spanish and Southern inspirations add feminine charm to their vibrant designs. Ornate botanical motifs drape over sculpted silhouettes, awash in color and dimension. These heirloom-quality pieces elevate the fusion of vibrancy and sophistication in Hermoza’s curated collection.

Agua by Agua Bendita

Founded by female friends, Agua by Agua Bendita combines luxury and sustainability. Its artisanal designs feature bold tropical prints and unique silhouettes. From dresses to swimwear, these pieces are perfect for the local traveler.

The Colombian brand’s colorful collections evoke Colombia’s diverse beauty and biodiversity. The designers use the women’s swimwear companies country’s rich culture as inspiration for their designs, and each piece is handmade by local seamstresses.


LSPACE is all about inspiring confidence in their customers through fit and premium fabrics. Their high-quality swimwear and fashionable, multipurpose apparel are meant to seamlessly transition from beach to brunch to evening outings.

Find a bathing suit that speaks to you, whether you prefer the sleek simplicity of a bandeau top or the playful allure of a bikini bottom. LSPACE has a wide selection of mix-and-matchable bikini separates and one-pieces to make the most out of your next tropical vacation or weekend day trip with friends.


French label Eres has been a stalwart in elegant swimwear, lingerie and activewear since 1968. Its signature peau douce fabric sculpts and supports the body with comfort. Look for bandeau and halterneck swimsuits with fixed triangle cups, plus opulent silk caftans to dress up your day at the beach.

The brand recently gave WWD a behind-the-scenes tour, showing what goes into each and every bathing suit from color selection to testing its fabrics. It’s a labor of love. And one that’s worth the investment. (As long as you don’t go over budget, of course). Click through to see the process.

Follow Suit

Follow Suit offers flattering swimwear in prints that complement the female form. Founder Brigid Smith spent most of her summers on the pristine shores of Mauritius, so her suits reflect that relaxed sophistication.

Her slow fashion line uses ECONYL (regenerated nylon made from waste fabric scraps) and women’s workout clothes wholesale leverages digital printing, which cuts down on water use compared to screen printing. The brand’s meticulously crafted swimwear is designed for the modern La Boheme who embraces sustainability as part of a curated lifestyle. The collection includes feminine silhouettes and meadow florals.

Free People

In the ’70s, Dick Hayne started Free People with the mission to help young women find freedom in their clothes. Now, the brand caters to twenty-something girls who embrace their intelligence, creativity and individuality.

Fans can expect bohemian silhouettes and vintage-inspired staples from this brand. Their collections are often featured on social media It Girls, who love posting try-on hauls of their products. The return policy is generous, with free returns on the first order and a $6 fee deducted for subsequent orders. Sustainable materials make up most of the collections, including regenerated nylon and organic cotton.

Hunza G

Founded in 1984 as Hunza (the original brand behind the iconic blue and white cut-out mini dress worn by Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman), the label relaunched with Georgiana Huddart adding the G in 2015 to add her own modern twist. The brand produces their swimsuits and dresses in the UK (the crinkle fabric is knitted in the Midlands, then hand-finished in London) on a made-to-order basis for minimal waste.

HG swimsuits are one size fits all and offer a happiness warranty, meaning you can return your suit if you’re not completely happy with it. This reduces fashion waste and makes for a suit that will see you through pregnancy, children, and any other body changes.


Boden has a solid selection of perfect-fit options for women of all shapes and sizes. Plus, many of its bikinis offer custom cup sizes, which are great for gals with big boobs.

Choose from ribbed string bikinis and backless designs, or go for more streamlined one-pieces. The brand also offers athleisure tops and pants to wear with your swimsuits.

Glamour editors love this Australian company for its sleek, minimal styles and unique textures that work for beachy lunches or casual hangouts. The company uses deadstock fabric and makes everything to order to reduce waste.