One quick search for a swimsuit could leave you drowning in a sea of options. But this year, the quest for beach and poolside excellence will be easier than ever because the best swimsuit brands are all in one place, below.
Some of the designers on our list of favorites have been creating swimwear for years, like Missoni, Eres, and Pucci. 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 collection. 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.
You won’t find any basic swimwear pieces here. Every Andrea Iyamah design has statement-making details, like origami-esque ruffles and strategically placed cut-outs.
The iconic knits from legendary fashion house Missoni are also available in swimsuit form. The striped and zig-zag pattern styles also come in bright colors and metallic finishes that embody the joys of summer.
More is always more, especially when it comes to Emilio Pucci’s glamorous swimwear designs. Don’t just stop at the one-pieces and bikinis. Have fun with a matching cover-up or sundress from the brand.
The eco-friendly brand recently launched its first-ever swimsuits, 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.
Louisa Ballou’s eponymous line is a beach-lover’s dream with prints inspired by the surf seen in her hometown Charleston, South Carolina. Pick from fun one-piece suits or mesh dresses perfect for layering.
Model Candice Swanepoel showcases her South African heritage and love for all things swim in her Tropic of C line. The lineup includes sensual styles and a dedicated movement collection of swimsuits meant for proper swimming.
The quality and fit of swimsuits from the French label Eres are unmatched. With more than forty years under their belt, the brand has mastered the art of creating the perfect one-pieces and comfortable, functional bikinis.
Here’s a brand that has been around for decades. You can rely on it for classic bikini styles and fashion-forward one-pieces.
You can spot Marysia’s beautiful swimsuits from a mile away, thanks to the brand’s signature scallop-hem finishes.
If daring, high-cut silhouettes are on your wish list, Riot has a fun collection that comes in unique designs perfect for a photo opt.
Lonely has grown quite a following, thanks to its size-inclusive lingerie collection, but the brand also makes figure-flattering swimsuits that deserve just as much attention.
Whether you’re hitting the road for a spring break or planning a summer escape, Summersalt is a go-to destination for all travel needs, including a host of well-made swimsuits.
Jet set in style with a swimsuit from Lisa Marie Fernandez. The designs stand out and fit-wise, it’s like a glove, thanks to bonded stretch fabrics and textured materials.
The retro-inspired styles created by Isa Boulder will withstand the test of time. In addition to the collection of Old Hollywood-esque silhouettes, there’s also a delightful batch of knitted designs.
The name pretty much says it all; Solid & Striped offers a beautiful roster of both plain and printed swimsuits. Details like keyholes and belts take the classic designs to the next level.
Fit and durability are both top of mind for Australia-based label Bondi Born. The label’s figure-sculpting one-pieces and bikinis are made with chlorine-resistant fabrics that lengthen the lifespan of each design.
Here’s a label that believes beachwear should also be glamorous. The shimmering two pieces are the stars on its roster, but the brand’s cover-ups and accessories are equally stunning.
Melissa Odabash’s namesake label has expanded into ready-to-wear, but it’s the classic swimsuits with sophisticated details like buttons and laces that continue to grab our hearts.
Here’s a label that creates swimsuits that are versatile enough to wear in and out of the pool. Pair either one of these two stunning swimsuits with jeans, and you’re ready for dinner.
Romance is at the heart of Peony’s swimsuit designs. From the sweet florals to the dainty ruffles, each creation has undeniable femininity.
For effortlessly cool Malibu vibes, Frankie 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.
Eco-friendly values are at the forefront of production for Fisch. Each suit is made from a regenerative nylon fabric that’s created from fishnets, and the beautiful designs are versatile enough to wear just about anywhere.
For attention-grabbing moments, PatBo creates couture-level swimsuits with abstract prints, hand-beaded embellishments, and adjustable straps.
Here, we have resortwear at its finest, thanks to Evarae’s consciously produced swimsuits, high-quality fabrics, and sleek designs.
Araks has mastered the art of lingerie, pajamas, and swimwear. The latter comes in simple, elegant silhouettes in vibrant colors.
Jade Swim proves that minimal doesn’t have to mean boring with eye-catching one-shoulder designers and beautifully fine, thin straps.
In Maiyo’s collection, you’ll find charming knit swimsuits as well as shiny lurex designs perfect for making a fashion-forward statement at the beach or by the pool.