Summer is undeniably our favourite season of fashion and style. Yacht trips in Monaco, Ibiza beach bodies, Amalfi coast exploration and designer swimwear check the list this season for some summer sun, beach and unwinding down complete with a technology detox. And no holiday is complete without the right swimwear to accompany our week long love affair with cocktails, good music, Al-fresco dining and FE’s guide to our favourite swimwear brands of 2018.
Luxury British swimwear brand Afina focuses on craftsmanship of British artisans and is locally manufactured in the UK. Offering a wide selection of styles and designs, Afina’s Girls can choose from four main categories; The Chic, The Wild, The Califonia and The Bridal. What we like about the brand is their careful selection of fun, edgy and diverse patterns and prints available in one-piece and two-piece swimsuits to suit your style and destination. Prices start from £100.
For the more edgy yet classy women who like some sass in their swimwear we recommend FAE. Simple, modern cuts and minimal style is their aesthetics and we love the brand for it. Their two-piece bikini’s come in all sizes, styles, shapes and colours – not to mention models Bella Hadid, Winnie Harlow, Alessandro Ambrosio and Emily Ratajkowski have been seen holidaying in the Australia brand and we are definitely on board their holiday looks. What makes FAE swimwear standout is their dedication to sustainable fashion – offering a selection of eco friendly bikini’s using 100% regenerated fibre from Econyl. Prices start from
Founded by two sisters Isotta and Guia through their mutual love of swimwear and fashion. The two sisters named the brand Reina Olga after the hotel where they gave birth to their brand. Aside from offering a wide range of bikini’s from minimalistic to over the top prints to trendy, they also offer chic summer dresses starting at £240. Our favourite’s are the scrunch range bikini’s available in yellow, pink and black.
Italian fine tailoring meets beachwear chic in the South of France at Caldzedonia. Mastering the holiday bikini style, Caldzedonia is our favourite pick for when you want to spend the summer in Cannes or St.Tropez on a private yacht or a boat party or simple laying on the chic outdoor infinity pools. Bikini’s start from just £50 with a variety of colours, styles and shapes to choose from. If you are looking for beachwear and accessories matching your swimwear you can also buy these online. And if your looking for a really special piece to add to your swimwear collection, you can order a customised monokini with your favourite quote!