Summersalt’s Affordable, Eco-Friendly Swimwear

Made from recycled materials, a guilt-free purchase for last-minute trip planning

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, summer seems to not be letting go of its unsettling grip—with an unusually extended warmer weather. But even when autumn makes its grand entrance soon, it doesn’t mean you won’t be donning a swimsuit until next year. Launched in May, St Louis-based Summersalt is having consumers rethink the “seasonal-only” expectation, and make a new (or last-minute) swimsuit …

Just One One-Piece by Apricoss

The ethically-minded independent brand offers a single swimsuit style

Upon a recent visit to one of our favorite online boutiques, Kindred Black, we came across a new brand that only offers a single, sophisticated swimsuit style. That was enough—one look and we were undeniably impressed by Apricoss‘ Ariana Swimsuit. The deep V, the high cut, the luxe lining, the way the adjustable straps loop around the shoulder edges for a much more exposed back, …

Testing the Orlebar Brown SnapShorts App

Create a top-quality bathing suit from an image you've captured

Furthering their commitment to the world of photography, swimwear brand Orlebar Brown recently released an app, SnapShorts, that lets anyone turn their photographs into swim trunks. Within SnapShorts, one can select a photo they’ve taken, choose how it lays out on the shorts and then order immediately. It’s a four-step process toward an entirely unique pair. The brand has been printing photography on their high-quality …

Interview: Designers Parke & Ronen

The brand that reimagined bathing suit tailoring offers up insight on their bright colors, prints and careful silhouettes

It’s hard to imagine, with their men’s bathing suits having such a distinct and commanding presence in the swimwear market, that duo Parke & Ronen designed their first pair on a whim. A few years after they united in 1997 and opened a store in NYC’s Chelsea, Parke Lutter and Ronen Jehezkel first introduced a swimsuit into their men’s ready-to-wear collection. Since, the tailored briefs …

NOE Garments Launches Swimwear

The lingerie label offers a considered, print-free collection focusing on unique silhouettes and high-performing fabric

Founded by twin sisters, NOE Garments melds function and fashion in their thoughtfully made intimates that find sexiness in non-traditional styles and materials. From supportive zip-back racers to bras with thick, bold straps, NOE pieces encourage women to be creative in layering and styling, and add some confidence and a specialness to the quotidian task of getting dressed. Though the independent label is based in …