The Caribbean – the OG “sun and sand paradise” region of the world. Millions flock year-round, from countries all over the world, to do nothing more than lie on our beaches and swim in our waters.
So it’s no surprise that of all niches, Swimwear Design as an industry is growing robustly in the region. Local designers are offering unique cuts, colours and prints with sales and brand loyalty surpassing many international swimwear lines among Caribbean consumers.
Here’s what we’re stocking our swimmie drawers with this season:
Suga Apple Swimwear
This Barbadian brand was founded in 2014 by designer Kimberly Cho Angoy. Known for fun, colourful prints, cheeky cuts, and its signature deep V neckline.
If rainbow colours and tropical prints are your calling, then Jamaica-based Jae Jolly swimsuits were made for you.
Keisha Als is a Trinidadian designer and stylist. Her pieces are ??? – sexy, confident, and tropical.
Tribal meets tropical with this Jamaican swimwear brand. Each piece is custom-made with customers selecting their fabric and cut for their one of a kind swimmie.
Dklypse Swimwear is a Bahamian brand established in 2013 by designer Kristen Cartwright, It features unique, trendy, reversible swimwear that is all handmade in Nassau, Bahamas by local Bahamians.
Did we miss any? Let us know about your favourite Caribbean swimwear brands in the comments!