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5 Women-Owned Swimwear Brands To Shop For Women’s History Month

You hear that? Summer (and more importantly, spring break) is calling your name. Not only are sunnier days and blooming new adventures ahead, but it means that it’s time to find the perfect vacay swimsuit. After all, you can never have too many bikini options, right? That’s why I’ve rounded up some gorgeous styles from these five women-owned swimwear brands to shop this Women’s History Month — just in time for your next warm weather getaway. 

Whether you’re thinking about relaxing by your bestie’s pool or taking a full-fledged #selfcarevacation, these women-owned brands will have you looking stylish and ready to soak up that sweet Vitamin D. And if you’re not sure what you’re looking for, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. According to 2023 swim trends, this year will be all about shimmery hues, mauve tones and neutrals, intricate one-pieces, and suits with plenty of spunk. Of course, be sure to keep your own style in mind when shopping for the perfect piece this year, and be sure to consider those swimsuits that are ethically made that will last you for years to come. Now, take a look at these five women-owned swim brands I’ve curated that will be sure to check all of your bikini-related boxes!

Arrow + Phoenix

My summer wardrobe seriously wouldn’t be complete without a staple suit from Arrow + Phoenix. This women-owned and Black-owned brand is known for its sleek, classic designs and ultra soft materials. And no matter what micro-trends come and go, Arrow + Phoenix’s suits are sure to stay in style. I put the Kidada Bandeau Top ($78) and the Karena Bottoms ($72) to test last summer, where I took them on plenty of stylish summer adventures. From relaxing by the beach to swimming in my favorite waterfalls, the suit proved to be one of my cutest yet functional bikinis.  According to the team themselves, “Arrow + Phoenix is designed especially for the woman on the go who is stylishly minimalistic, confident, and conscious of her purchases.” So if this sounds like your vibe, be sure to check them out.

Night Dive Swim

Night Dive Swim is a small woman-owned swim brand that uses sustainable fabric made from waste like discarded ocean fishing nets and fabric scraps from mills. According to the brand’s site, Night Dive emerged in hopes of spreading self-confidence and promoting ethically-made, sustainable swimwear. Their suits styles are full of bright colors and high-waisted bottoms, so if you’re searching for that suit with the perfect amount of spunk, Night Dive is definitely your go-to. The size-inclusive one-pieces and bikini sets are beautifully made and well worth the price, with most pieces touting a price tag of less than $100.

Andie Swim

Speaking of shimmery hues and intricate one-pieces, Andie Swim’s recent drop, The New Wave Collection, offers an array of stunning minimalist pieces that’ll immediately transport you to a sunny beach vacay. However, this women-owned brand represents much more than a gorgeous suit. According to Andie Swim’s team, their suits are “designed with every fit preference, every occasion, and every body in mind.” Personally, I’m in love with the stunning glossy fabric featured on the Jetties One Piece ($112).

Zazi Swim

If you’re looking for a swim collection that features adorable prints, vibrant colors, and unique silhouettes, Zazi is for you. The brand was created by four sisters who came together to make stunning swimsuits — all with sustainability top of mind. I had the pleasure of rocking the Y2K-reminiscent Zadie Bikini ($70) last summer, and it was definitely one of my favorite go-to suits for all things beach-related. The suits are sustainably made, and they’ll undoubtedly get plenty of use from season to season.

Winki Suits

Winki Suits is an Australia-based favorite amongst surfers and outdoor adventurers. Founded by two ocean-loving sisters, Winki is perfect for those who love to hit the waves whenever they can. But don’t worry, Winki has room for fashion lovers, too. Although I’m not a surfer myself, I’m in love with the Lola Vaulander suit ($107) I wore over the summer. It was such a versatile piece that I could rock it as cute daywear and an adorable swimsuit. The brand offers a range of fun prints — whether you’re a vintage-style lover or minimalist-obsessed. 

Madison Bailey

App State '23

Madison Bailey is a national writer at Her Campus Media focusing on all things style, beauty, and lifestyle. She works closely with the style and lifestyle verticals at Her Campus, including reviews, roundups, sustainable style, and pop-culture. After graduating from Appalachian State University in May 2023 where she was Campus Coordinator of Her Campus at App State, Madison has written for Teen Vogue, Modeliste Magazine, Global Garbs, and more. Her time as Head Writer for The Collective Magazine, Appalachian State’s fashion and culture magazine, sparked her passion for the exciting world of fashion. She is currently in marketing at Modeliste Magazine where she’s able to celebrate her favorite things; fashion, beauty, celebrities, influencer style, and travel. In her free time, you can find Madison soaking in all the beauty that the blue ridge mountains have to offer. Or, when she’s not writing, you can find her thrifting, sipping a raspberry matcha, or cooking her favorite vegan meals!