Based in: Los Angeles
GREENLEE SWIM isn’t your typical sustainable swimwear brand. With a host of minimal, high-end pieces and bold patterns, this company provides the fun bathing suits you’ve been looking for.
Designed and manufactured in Los Angeles using recycled and biodegradable fabrics, GREENLEE swimsuits are made with all women in mind, so you’re sure to find a color, shape, and elegantly comfortable suit to fit your lifestyle.
Based in: Ventura
Patagonia is a well-known outdoor gear brand offering dozens of styles of sustainable swimwear. As a B Corporation, Patagonia is held to high standards, and as an adventure brand, it has everything you need to hit the waves, paddle on the lake, and make a splash.
Choose between one- and two-piece styles, reversible pieces, rashguards, boardshorts, and more to confidently face your fears and master your craft. No matter what pieces you choose, you’ll be helping to protect the planet from unnecessary harm and paving the way for a better future.
Based in: Laguna Beach
Prior to opening Vitamin A, founder Amahlia Stevens worked with Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard and was inspired to continue his work of making clothing fibers out of recycled materials. After being told that there was no market for the kind of swimwear she dreamt of making, Stevens decided to design her own. Today, Vitamin A is one of the few California swimwear brands to design and produce all of its items within the Golden State.
Whether you go with a modest bodysuit or opt for the unique silhouettes of the two-piece tops and bottoms, you’ll never want to go back to less-sustainable alternatives. Plus, since these glamorous swimsuits are created in California, they perfectly embody the state’s quintessential vibe. Add on some accessories or a coverup, and you’ll be set to head from the beach to the farmers market.
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