Vegan Swimwear

August 13, 2019

VEGAN SWIMWEAR

Buying bathing gear that is made from recycled plastics was once a good idea. But then microplastics came to our awareness. Recycled plastic in the water is no longer a viable option for those who want to be eco-friendly. So, what’s the solution? Cotton or hemp swimwear, it seems.

Cotton and hemp swimwear is certainly a bit different from its synthetic-fabric sisters; it doesn’t dry out as fast, and you won’t find any neon colours in these natural fibres, nor will you find push up bras, zig-zagging strings or 60’s style cutouts, for example. Because yep – those would cause the suit to sag when wet! But what you will find are soft materials that are just fine in water.


LUZ Swimwear

Ethically made in Peru, these stylish suits are made of 97% GOTS organic cotton (Global Organic Textile Standards - the world leader in organic textile certification) and 3% elastane to avoid sagging. Luz is a brand committed to respecting people and the environment.  Their products are made from natural and organic materials that have been sourced according to Fair-Trade and sustainable standards. 

Their organic cotton has 0 pesticides, 0 GMOs and 0 chemical fertilizers. Luz has great respect for the planet and those who cultivate the earth. Luz uses a uniquely soft, cutting-edge and hypoallergenic fabric: a 93/7 blend (93% organic cotton and 7% elastane). 



Natasha Tonic

Breaking away from the modern tendency to create swimwear from polyester and other synthetic materials which is non-biodegradable and bad for the skin, Natasha Tonić launched in August 2017 with the intention of changing women’s swimwear for the better. Their hemp-based swimwear is not only super soft against the skin, but is also anti-microbial, UV resistant, durable and a healthier choice for you and the oceans.

Their swimwear fabric is based around a unique, natural hemp fiber that is antimicrobial, UV resistant, durable and a healthier choice for your skin. Natasha Tonić has a minimalistic approach. Their sustainable swimwear is designed for those who like to pack light. Silhouettes are classic with a modern twist. It is made for the women they know: The active woman. The rosé drinker. The gallery hopper. The pick up and go on a moment's notice traveler. 

Their revolutionary hemp fiber allows our swimsuits to perform double duty as lingerie, bodysuits or active wear. It is season-less and thereby reduces unnecessary waste.  Natasha Tonić is sewn, dyed and dreamed up locally in Los Angeles, California. In addition, they have partnered up with nonprofit organization based in California "5 Gyres" and donate 5% of every NT swimsuit sold to help fight against the plastic pollution in our oceans. 


Hemp Huggers

Swimwear doesn’t get much more eco-friendly than this! Hemp huggers uses 54% hemp, 43% organic cotton and 3% Lycra, to create tie-dyed hippy-chic suits for Boho babes. The brand also makes other hemp-based clothing, too, like skirts and shorts. The products are naturally hypoallergenic latex-free swimwear for all occasions; with 16 unique naturally hypoallergenic latex-free organic bikini tops and 9 eco-friendly organic bikini bottoms to choose from.

You may also design your own unique sexy look that will set you apart from the crowd. They offer 6 unique naturally hypoallergenic latex-free organic one piece swimsuit styles that are sure to please. Every hand-dyed items they sell is individually dyed to ensure exceptional quality and minimize the impact on Mother Earth. 


Ambika Boutique

Ambika Boutique has the solution to anyone suffering from a swimsuit that just won’t fit properly: custom-made, cotton swimwear that’s guaranteed to fit just the way you want. Constructed from breathable cotton with 2% elastic to avoid saggy bottoms, their crochet bikinis are made to be worn in rivers, streams, waterfalls, lakes and seas – but the tops also look chic with a pair of capri pants or a skirt.

Based in upstate New York, Ambika works with local fiber growers, solar and wind powered mini-mills and artisans to create sustainable yet design conscious garments. The animals, whose fiber is shorn multiple times each year, are raised humanely on farms that use rotational grazing and other sustainable practices.

The artisans are hired per project to hand spin, naturally dye with wild harvested plants and crochet mostly from their home environment, which allows them to work stress free, at their own pace and still be available to their family. Ambika strives to use the least amount of the earth’s natural resources in the fiber to fashion process by keeping things local and hand made and is constantly seeking new ways to uplift the industry.


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Sizing Guide

In this guide you can see the detailed sizing charts to all our products

Unisex Tshirts

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Width, in 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33
Length, in 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
Sleeve length, in 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11

 

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Width, cm 47 52.1 57.2 62.2 67.3 72.4 77.5 82.6
Length, cm 72.4 74.9 77.5 80 82.6 85.1 87.6 90.2
Sleeve length, cm 18.4 19.7 20.9 22.2 23.5 24.8 26 27.3

 

Women's Tees:

S M L XL 2XL
Width, in 17 18 19 20 22
Length, in 26 26 27 28 28
Sleeve length, in 7 8 8 8 8

 

 

S M L XL 2XL
Width, cm 41.2 43.8 46.3 50.2 54
Length, cm 64.4 66 67.6 69.2 70.8
Sleeve length, cm 17.3 17.9 18.5 19.1 19.7

 

Hoodies:

  

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Sleeve length, in 25 25 25 25 25 25 27 27
Length, in 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Width, in 20 23 24 26 28 30 33 34

 

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Sleeve length, cm 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 67.9 67.9
Length, cm 68.5 71.1 73.6 76.2 78.7 81.2 83.8 86.3
Width, cm 50.8 55.9 60.9 66 71.1 76.2 81.3 86.3