It’s been a long time coming, but we are finally spending days by the pool. Is it time to revamp your beach attire? Eco swimsuits used to conjure images of sagging, hand-crocheted bikinis or an ill-fitting beige number. Toss those images aside because today’s modern eco swimwear is sexy, sustainable and (shock, awe!) flattering for many bodies. Check out these three Canadian brands bringing sustainable style poolside.The Hemlock Top & Oleander Bottoms in Lavender from Minnow Bathers – For those who refuse to embrace neon.
Dark, moody and ethically made in Parkdale, Minnow Bathers is a high-waisted reprieve from palm trees. Top: $88.00, Bottom: *$86.00 available at Victoire.The Nomad Bikini in Neon Palm Blue from Loka Swimwear – For those dedicated to saving the oceans.
Loka uses regenerated nylon made from salvaged ghost fishing nets and you can send your old suit back for recycling (for a discount on your next suit). *$125.00 at lokaswimwear.com.
The Betty Draper from Bikini Empire – For those who love to lounge by the pool. Pour a cocktail and channel a little retro Palm Springs this seasonin a suit made from Eco Luxe fabric in Vancouver. *$159.00 at bikiniempire.caSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave