Beach wear stapels are always a good idea. Something slightly out of the ordinary is even better.
This style edit covers not so basic basics for the beach. Items with a twist like an asymmetrical shape or unusual fabric like paper crochet or nettle.
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Most of currated swimwear is made with ECONYL®, a fibre brand that transforms nylon waste, such as fishing nets into a new yarn, having the same characteristics as nylon made off virgin raw material.
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NOT SO BASIC BEACH WEAR BASICS
Keep the ocean clean and your mind dirty.
Brands in this style edit
Underwear brand creates bright coloured delicates, partly using ECONYL and GOTS cotton. The brand is open about its goals and progress on their website. Based and made in the USA.
The swimwear only brand uses ECONLY for her entire collection. The Amsterdam based ships in biodegradable packaging.
Beach wear designed en made in Barcelona, Spain, working with local seamstresses. The brand refuses to use virgin plastics and works with ECONYL®, a regenerated nylon, sustainable textile made from recycled ocean and landfill nylon waste.
The happy-go-lucky brand makes simple, playful things for everyday living. Their sustainability efforts focus on the elimination and minimization of waste in their operations and production processes and to increase durability. The brand works with organic cotton and recycled Nylon. Brand is based and ships from the USA. They have several resellers across Europe.
The Californian Beklina was the first and original online “eco boutique.” Beklina also produces her own collection, clothing, random objects and handmade footwear. The entire collection is produced ethically, mostly in the USA, Nepal, and Peru.
Originally a swimwear brand that created reversible ECONYL swimwear is slowly adding pieces that go perfectly well with bikini's and swimsuits. Think loose knits for summer. Made and based in and around Barcelona. Brand ships in recycled packaging.
The brand is famous for her 80s crinkled style, high cut bathing suits and Pretty Women-esque mini dresses. The items are not made with sustainable or natural materials. Yet, their one-size fits all design minimixes fabric waste. Product is made in the uk.
The Budapest-based womenswear, menswear and accessories brand focuses on craftsmanship, detail and fabric. Dedication to responsible production the brand has taken bigger and bigger steps these last years and
Active and swim wear brand working with ECONYL. Based in Ukraine.
Organic cotton clothing and ECONYL swimwear brand. The brand is made and based in the USA and ships in biodegradable packaging.
Sunstainable beach wear brand that makes bags from re-used Portuguese fishnets and clothes from the Nepalese nettle plant. The nettle plant grows organically using less water. The brand produces in small batches and ships from Belgium.
Flip flops made of natural rubber. The rubber is tapped in Sri Lanka under Fair Trade conditions by Fair Rubber, ensuring the working and living conditions of the primary producers of natural latex. Done in a way that ensures the natural life cycle off the trees. Sleepers contain 10-15 % synthetic rubber. This is the minimum requirement synthetic rubber needed in order for the flip flops to have the correct consistency and quality. Plastic free packaging. Based in Norway.
Skin care brand for sunny days, that makes organic and natural sun protection. The brand is my favourite product for my son (you only want the best for your children, right?!). Sunscreen is reef-safe, cruelty free and tube is made from sugar cane. Find more sunscreen reviews here.
This swim, under and loungewear is a B Corp. materials used for their collections are recycled polyester, recycled nylon and wool, Tencel and organic cotton. Packed in biodegradable or recycled plastics and cardboard