The ultimate guide to finding the perfect swimsuit

The ultimate guide to finding the perfect swimsuit 

A roundup of the best swimsuit brands to know for summer. 

What swimsuit to take to the beach this summer? A must-have piece of beachwear, the swimsuit will accompany us throughout

the summer season. With this in mind, Vogue lists the brands you need to know right now. Crochet, minimalist, one-piece,

sexy, bikinis or color block … The assurance of finding the rare pearl, whatever the desire of the moment. 

  1. The best swimwear brands to know : 
  2. The sexiest swimsuits 
  3. Tropic of C

Inspired by nature but also by the female body, Tropic of C – piloted by supermodel Candice Swanepoel – is

part of a sustainable approach with a reasoned production of pieces designed from recycled materials. The result:

bikinis and one-pieces with low cuts, straight out of the eighties, pop colors and patterns in the era of time

to wear from the pool to the sea. Discover them on Mytheresa.com, Luisaviaroma.com 

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Tropic of C – Praia Bikini Top

97 €

Tropic of C via Luisaviaroma.com Buy now Tropic of C – Luna Bikini Brief

97 €

Tropic of C via Luisaviaroma.com Buy now Christopher Esber

Known for his asymmetrical maxi dresses, designer Christopher Esber also makes a point of making equally sexy

swimsuits with cutouts to wear all summer on the beach. Discover them on Mytheresa.com 

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Christopher Esber – Bikini top

154 €

107 €

Christopher Esber via MyTheresa.com Buy now Christopher Esber – Bikini panties

140 €

98 €

Christopher Esber via MyTheresa.com Buy now The Attico 

It was at the dawn of summer 2021 that the trendiest Italian label of the moment, The Attico, revealed its first beachwear

collection. Not surprisingly, the two partners behind the brand, Giorgia Tordini and Gilda Ambrosio, have imagined

bold swimwear – bikinis and one-pieces – with flashy colors and a decidedly eighties style.  Discover them on Mytheresa.com,

Farfetch.com, Luisaviaroma.com, Ssense.com 

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The Attico – Halter Bikini Top

220 €

The Attico via Farfetch.com Buy now The Attico – Woven Design Bikini Bottom

162 €

The Attico via Farfetch.com

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Cult Gaia

Hailing from Los Angeles, the Cult Gaia brand is a true invitation to the gentle Californian lifestyle,

between innate cool and bohemian vibe. The result is one-piece swimsuits with bold cuts and bikinis with

minimalist charm. Discover them on Net-a-porter.com, Farfetch.com 

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Cult Gaia – Recycled fabric halter swimsuit with cut-outs and Aster embellishments

265 €

185,21 €

Cult Gaia via Net-a-porter.com

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Leslie Amon

When Leslie Amon launched her eponymous brand, it was with one idea in mind: to address all women, whatever

their body type, so that they feel confident in their swimsuits. Made in France, not far from Paris, they

are adorned with flattering cuts and well thought-out details. And they’ve already been adopted by Dua

Lipa.Discover them on Net-a-porter.com 

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Leslie Amon – Farita Triangle Halter Tie & Dye Embellished Bikini

261 €

104,40 €

Leslie Amon via Net-a-porter.com

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The most minimalist swimsuits

Hunza G 

Bright colors, a favorite material – namely a stretch, slightly crumpled with retro accents – and cuts

that take us back to the 1980s: Hunza G swimsuits are recognizable at first glance. The history of this

sunny label: a great success in 1990, the year when Julia Roberts, in the role of Vivian Ward in Pretty

Woman, wears the iconic mini-dress with cutouts of the English brand. Thirty years later, it is still

possible to afford the dress but also the swimsuit, inspired by it. Discover it on Matchesfashion.com,

Mytheresa.com, Net-a-porter.com, Farfetch.com, Luisaviaroma.com, Ssense.com 

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Hunza G – Bandeau bikini in crepe with ornaments Gloria

190 €

Hunza G via Net-a-porter.com

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Eres

Eres’ recipe for success for more than 50 years: lingerie sets and swimwear with minimal, contemporary

elegance, clean lines and graphic cuts that have become beachwear essentials.Find them on 24s.com, Matchesfashion.com,

Net-a-porter.com, Mytheresa.com, Farfetch.com, Luisaviaroma.com and Ssense.com 

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Eres – Mouna Triangle Bikini Top

152 €

106 €

Eres via Matchesfashion.com

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Eres – Malou Tie Bikini Bottom

125 €

106 €

Eres via Matchesfashion.com

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Jade Swim 

Made in Los Angeles, Jade Swim suits are designed to be worn both day and night, by the sea, on a sandy beach or

in the city. With a minimalist aesthetic, the sculptural cuts and monochromatic palette flatter every figure. Find

it on Matchesfashion.com, Net-a-porter.com, Mytheresa.com, Farfetch.com, Luisaviaroma.com, Smallable.com and Ssense.com 

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Jade Swim – Apex Coral Swimsuit Top

95 €

Jade Swim via Smallable.com

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Jade Swim – Swimsuit Bottom Most Wanted Coral

95 €

66,50 €

Jade Swim via Smallable.com

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Solid & Striped 

Founded just ten years ago, the New York-based brand Solid & Striped relies on a timeless aesthetic combined with

responsible production located in Italy, Japan and France. It’s the perfect equation. Discover on Net-a-porter.com,

Farfetch.com, Luisaviaroma.com, Ssense.com, Smallable.com 

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Solid & Striped – Reversible bandeau bikini top in recycled stretch ribbed fabric The Annabelle

97 €

67,90 €

Solid & Striped via Net-a-porter.com

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Solid & Striped – Reversible bikini brief in recycled stretch ribbed fabric The Annabelle

97 €

67,90 €

Solid & Striped via Net-a-porter.com

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Dolla Paris 

Dolla Paris’ fashion signature? Elegant swimsuits twisted with interchangeable jeweled straps. Among the commitments

of this pretty young French brand founded after the first containment in late 2020: environmental protection with

a European production (Italy, Portugal) from ecofriendly fabrics such as Econyl, a yarn from recycled plastic waste. To

discover on Luisaviaroma.com

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Dolla Paris – Lola one-piece swimsuit with microbeads

275 €

Dolla Paris via Luisaviaroma.com

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Talia Collins

What’s special about the eponymous brand created by designer – and former Vogue Paris contributor – Talia Collins?

Minimalist, timeless swimwear revisited in recycled technical materials designed from plastic waste collected from

the ocean. Bikinis with assertive proportions or one-piece with simplistic elegance, the chromatic palette here

oscillates between sometimes neutral shades (white, black, hazelnut in the lead) and sometimes vibrant ones such

as fuchsia or electric blue. All of which can be embellished, if desired, with her initials…  To discover on Taliacollins.co.uk

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Talia Collins – The Athletic Top

80 £GB

Talia Collins

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Talia Collins – The Brazilian Brief – Matte Fabric

70 £GB

35 £GB

Talia Collins

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Crochet Swimwear:

Alanui 

Originally founded around an obsession-the Native American-inspired cardigan-the family-owned label Alanui, helmed

by Carlotta Oddi alongside her brother Nicolò, is now launching a line of swimsuits, with a bohemian, sunny energy.

All-over crochet and hand-embroidered recycled plastic beads are on the program. Check it out on Matchesfashion.com

and Farfetch.com 

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Alanui – Beach Break Striped Cotton Mesh Bikini

850 €

425 €

Alanui via Matchesfashion.com

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She Made Me 

From summer dresses to swimsuits, She Made Me is dedicated solely to a monomania, crochet, for a beach wardrobe

with deliciously retro notes. Inspired by her daily life under the bright sun of Byron Bay, the designer, Chloe

Dunlop, imagines a timeless fashion with an Australian spirit but also ethical since each piece is handmade by local

artisans in Bali. Discover it on Smallable.com 

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She Made Me – Pink Crochet Badydoll Swimsuit Top

102 €

She Made Me via Smallable.com

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She Made Me – Classic Crochet Swimsuit Bottom Pink

79 €

55,30 €

She Made Me via Smallable.com

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Gypsy Bohemian Life

Like an ode to freedom, the young label Gypsy Bohemian Life, evokes both outdoor vacations on tropical beaches and

trips to the sun. The object of desire: hand-crocheted bikinis adorned with multicolored beads, an obvious nod to

the seventies.  Discover them on gypsy-store.com 

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Gypsy Store – Formentera crochet bikini

98 €

Gypsy Store

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Lurex swimwear :

Oseree

This is the swimwear brand for party girls par excellence. Made entirely of lurex in Italian workshops, Oseree swimsuits

shine with fashionable audacity. A stroke of brilliance that has already won over a handful of fashionable girls,

from Blanca Miro to Chiara Ferragni. Discover them on Mytheresa.com, Net-a-porter.com, Farfetch.com, Luisaviaroma.com,

Ssense.com, 24s.com and Smallable.com 

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Oséree – High waist light bikini

214 €

Oséree via Farfetch.com

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Satin Swimsuits:

Isa Boulder 

A retro cut, flattering drapes, drapey colors, satin lingerie material, right on trend… No wonder Isa Boulder’s

signature swimsuits are among Kylie Jenner’s favorite models. Handmade in Bali from recycled fabrics, they are a

style essential to take with you in your summer suitcase. Find them on Net-a-porter.com, Farfetch.com, Ssense.com 

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Isa Boulder – Stretch satin underwire bikini top with gathers and twist

120 €

72 €

Isa Boulder via Net-a-porter.com

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Isa Boulder – Waves stretch satin bikini panty with ruching

140 €

56 €

Isa Boulder via Net-a-porter.com

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Colorful swimwear: 

Ulla Johnson 

Thought of as an invitation to discover faraway lands, Ulla Johnson’s beachwear collections brilliantly combine

sparkling tie and dye and kaleidoscopic prints with shapes designed to flatter all types of silhouettes.Discover

them on Net-a-porter.com, Farfetch.com, Smallable.com 

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Ulla Johnson – Halter swimsuit with gathers and cutouts Minorca

345 €

172 €

Ulla Johnson via MyTheresa.com

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Zimmermann 

Head for Australia, its paradisiacal beaches and year-round sunshine: that’s where Nicky Zimmermann imagines her

effortless and bohemian collections for her eponymous brand. On the agenda? Prints that evoke vacations and models

twisted with couture details.To discover on Matchesfashion.com, Mytheresa.com, Net-a-porter.com 

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Zimmermann – Andie Seashell Crochet Halter Triangle Bikini

240 €

168 €

Zimmermann via Net-a-porter.com

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Marysia 

The trademark of the brand Marysia, created by a former ballet dancer and amateur surfer? Scalloped, wave-like borders,

soft colors and retro patterns, to be dared in mix and match.Discover on Matchesfashion.com, Mytheresa.com, Net-a-porter.com,

Farfetch.com, Luisaviaroma.com 

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Marysia – Stretch crepe bandeau bikini top with scallops Antibes

141 €

Marysia via Net-a-porter.com

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Marysia – Stretch crepe scalloped bikini bottom Antibes

141 €

Marysia via Net-a-porter.com

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Faithfull the Brand 

Promoting local craftsmanship, Indonesian brand Faithfull The Brand designs its pieces in workshops in Bali, where

each is hand-dyed. The result: swimwear – from high-waisted bikinis to low-cut one-pieces – in charmingly old-fashioned

designs. Discover them on Net-a-porter.com, Farfetch.com, Smallable.com 

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Faithfull the Brand – Adara Sponge Top Green

101 €

Faithfull the Brand via Smallable.com

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Faithfull the Brand – Chania Sponge Jersey Bottom Green

101 €

Faithfull the Brand via Smallable.com

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Reina Olga

In homage to their native Italy and their grandmothers, sisters Guia and Isotta Cleps created the summer-scented

label Reina Olga. Celebrating boldness and color, the swimsuits are adorned with prints that are right on trend

for the season, from leopard to zebra to psychedelic. Find them on Mytheresa.com, Farfetch.com, Printemps.com

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Reina Olga – Maia triangle bikini top

79 €

47 €

Reina Olga via MyTheresa.com

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Reina Olga – Maia bikini panties

95 €

57 €

Reina Olga via MyTheresa.com

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Peony 

Crafted from eco-friendly materials such as ECONYL® or ECOVERO™, Australian label Peony’s beachwear wardrobe is

a true invitation to the sweetness of life, with sorbet colors and poetic, floral or gingham prints. Discover it

on Net-a-porter.com, Farfetch.com, Luisaviaroma.com

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Peony – Metallic recycled fabric balconnet bikini top with Holiday ruching

87 €

60,90 €

Peony via Net-a-porter.com

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Peony – Staple recycled fabric bikini panties

70 €

49 €

Peony via Net-a-porter.com

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Menstrual swimwear: 

Malucette

The credo of this young French brand? Break the taboo around menstruation and prove that menstrual swimsuits can

also be fashionable. On the agenda: models with scalloped cuts, seventies patterns and protection adapted to her

flow.

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Malucette – Blue Flowers bikini top

49,95 €

Malucette

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Malucette – Blue Flowers Tanga

49,95 €

Malucette

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Coconutsplit

Advocating Made in France, this label makes a point of designing menstrual swimwear in the most responsible way

possible from its workshops in Annecy. Thus, each swimsuit is produced from Econyl fabric, a nylon obtained from

waste. Surfing enthusiasts can rejoice: the brand has also imagined two surfsuits in vitamin colors with protection.

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Coconutsplit – Red Zebra Swimsuit

Red Zebra swimsuit top (60 euros) /

Menstrual swimsuit bottom – low cut – Red Zebra (50 euros)

110 €

Coconutsplit

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