16 Black-Owned Swimsuit Brands To Shop This Summer

When it comes to building a summer wardrobe, swimwear is of the utmost importance. You can score heaps of poofy sundresses, dozens of denim cutoffs, and a lifetime’s supply of white crop tops, but it’s a good bikini or one-piece that you’ll spend most of your time in when by […]

When it comes to building a summer wardrobe, swimwear is of the utmost importance. You can score heaps of poofy sundresses, dozens of denim cutoffs, and a lifetime’s supply of white crop tops, but it’s a good bikini or one-piece that you’ll spend most of your time in when by the pool or body of water. There’s just one problem: Finding a swimsuit that works for you is far from easy, especially if you don’t know where to look.

Over the last few weeks, a lot of research has been done into ways to support the Black community. And, in addition to donating, marching, educating themselves, and signing petitions for better legislation, people can also financially support Black-owned businesses. And with the summer solstice just days away, what better way to champion these businesses than by stocking up on swimwear made by Black designers — all of which offer a wide variety of styles, colors, and silhouettes that make finding your perfect swimsuit easier than ever.

Ahead is a list of our favorite Black-owned swimsuit brands, from Jade Swim to LemLem, that are sure to take the hassle out of swimsuit shopping for good.

At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.

<br> <br> <strong>Andrea Iyamah</strong> Shani One-Piece Swimsuit, $, available at <a href=Andrea Iyamah" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/ahP9cOQN4ysPig3PyKIiQw--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTEyMDA-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/xKwP0Bbe6usXf2LeWVtMlQ--~B/aD03NTA7dz02MDA7c209MTthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/0e222486c2a0f06275c71657b84ca878"/>

Andrea Iyamah Shani One-Piece Swimsuit, $, available at Andrea Iyamah

<br> <br> <strong>Avid Swim</strong> Chanel X One Piece, $, available at <a href=Avid Swim" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/40BGHTGAtRg1FDBFLKzhuA--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTEyODAuNTQyMzcyODgxMzU2/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/UR1yNTiNoe6VW66Vz7ZR_w--~B/aD03ODc7dz01OTA7c209MTthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/03851ff5bb37ab36b40f1afda9ec4e72"/>

Avid Swim Chanel X One Piece, $, available at Avid Swim

<br> <br> <strong>Castamira</strong> Gia One-Piece, $, available at <a href=Castamira" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/.PEPNMJNkhjLFO4lOm.tzw--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTEzMzYuMDc4NDMxMzcyNTQ5/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/x0u5zy1fw4cHpimghg9LGw--~B/aD0zNDA3O3c9MjQ0ODtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/978cf264b82a6017dd03bd79331d624f"/>

Castamira Gia One-Piece, $, available at Castamira

<br> <br> <strong>Ego Swim</strong> Mya Swimsuit, $, available at <a href=Ego Swim" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/mEZUwZ5kLXQe_bY35E.tBQ--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTEyODAuMTU2MjU-/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/UmiaRcSw6pJGBFe4eZyIiA--~B/aD0yNzMxO3c9MjA0ODtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/ecd207b5224ba582dfae66abdd834a1a"/>

Ego Swim Mya Swimsuit, $, available at Ego Swim

<br> <br> <strong>Fe Noel</strong> Nutmeg Swimsuit, $, available at <a href=Fe Noel" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/Dj3A7yBEuP11b1QFII.iXA--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTM2MDtoPTM2MA--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/0rVHB2YcvIyZFDoW4H9mAw--~B/aD0xOTA7dz0xOTA7c209MTthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/69846d7db75927b316fce9140d5ed916" height="190" width="190"/>

Fe Noel Nutmeg Swimsuit, $, available at Fe Noel

<br> <br> <strong>Jade Swim</strong> Evolve One Piece Ribbed Swimsuit, $, available at <a href=Jade Swim" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/bQCLRGl3n8I_lRs1iz.vyQ--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTk2MA--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/u1gdinfDzWrr.zp3ByxmZA--~B/aD0xMzkwO3c9MTM5MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/81fc5f8314fa1ca9288288a74911b6b8"/>

Jade Swim Evolve One Piece Ribbed Swimsuit, $, available at Jade Swim

<br> <br> <strong>Keva J Swimwear</strong> The Mobay Tie Front Bikini, $, available at <a href=Keva J Swimwear" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/IqFuhTnG3HjVK56XWm10_w--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0MzkuNjY3NTkwMDI3NzAwNw--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/z4BODrTUenb4jGNh66Ox3Q--~B/aD00MzMxO3c9Mjg4ODtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/e97505ffb495be35d3751a6d260ee740"/>

Keva J Swimwear The Mobay Tie Front Bikini, $, available at Keva J Swimwear

<br> <br> <strong>Lem Lem</strong> Semira Sky Ballet One Piece, $, available at <a href=Lem Lem" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/.ErOovC8ULXvQuncQoK4jg--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTExMDtoPTE0Ni42NjY2NjY2NjY2NjY2Ng--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/g1JzFQfJgkfExodKNJBILQ--~B/aD0xMjA7dz05MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/407482bde41f8f98a5c486c59edbfc92" height="120" width="90"/>

Lem Lem Semira Sky Ballet One Piece, $, available at Lem Lem

<br> <br> <strong>MBM Swim</strong> Discovery One Piece Swimsuit, $, available at <a href=MBM Swim" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/rBlfvcyhxk.iOy1ivqO7Nw--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0MzkuMjcxNjIzNjcyMjMwNg--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/Cep1DbiThlgCqXk8K53tKA--~B/aD05ODg7dz02NTk7c209MTthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/616ec39c88e6de9959b61d76b740d8e2"/>

MBM Swim Discovery One Piece Swimsuit, $, available at MBM Swim

<br> <br> <strong>MELISSA SIMONE</strong> Enita Micro-String Top, $, available at <a href=Melissa Simone

MELISSA SIMONE Enita Micro-String Bottom, $, available at Melissa Simone" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/BfYhsNSzTzCiuAvowM2dhA--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0MzkuMjk3MjE4MTU1MTk3Nw--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/hHpH.UMaeUS.42eksIwj9g--~B/aD0xMDI0O3c9NjgzO3NtPTE7YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b24-/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/3e216b34187ad165401ebfc102945b36"/>

MELISSA SIMONE Enita Micro-String Top, $, available at Melissa Simone

MELISSA SIMONE Enita Micro-String Bottom, $, available at Melissa Simone

<br> <br> <strong>Mint Swim</strong> Tempestt, $, available at <a href=Mint Swim" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/6Iz17hkrcwS3U28dcpctHQ--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTQyMDtoPTYzMA--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/D8yOBcXhias._PJSfyzAaQ--~B/aD00NTA7dz0zMDA7c209MTthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/7e9ca96a525acc4b7976d9986ed6fff2"/>

Mint Swim Tempestt, $, available at Mint Swim

<br> <br> <strong>Nakimuli</strong> Rumble Halter Swimsuit, $, available at <a href=Nakimuli" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/7mOVSOnFb637kRCSvRvqvg--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTcwNTtoPTEwNTcuNQ--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/izqMuiJJw_YsFCb989SLUQ--~B/aD02MDA7dz00MDA7c209MTthcHBpZD15dGFjaHlvbg--/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/f3413cf0b8519ab9d43e8811d7e08bc1"/>

Nakimuli Rumble Halter Swimsuit, $, available at Nakimuli

<br> <br> <strong>Rielli</strong> Ibiza One-Piece, $, available at <a href=Rielli" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/EqjXf7QLSy76J5y4rXsjfw--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0NDAuMzUxNjQ4MzUxNjQ4NQ--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/yvDivnrOoDWT0hLkwF3i9w--~B/aD0yMDQ4O3c9MTM2NTtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/1e21c9f3b5e16014632e6f4f417a5c43"/>

Rielli Ibiza One-Piece, $, available at Rielli

<br> <br> <strong>RIOT SWIM</strong> Echo One Piece-Chocolate, $, available at <a href=RIOT SWIM" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/e32yNz65v30RWoWycld4Ow--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0MzguMjAyMjQ3MTkxMDExMw--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/v.hV0zRl5J1XZUHeyqqXBQ--~B/aD0yMDAwO3c9MTMzNTtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/6ee83482385bd11902a0f2aa9e7beeb0"/>

RIOT SWIM Echo One Piece-Chocolate, $, available at RIOT SWIM

<br> <br> <strong>GabiFresh x Swimsuits For All</strong> Memento Cup-Sized Underwire Bikini, $, available at <a href=Swimsuits For All" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/BMqyqyRApfNT7xUmE5jq0w--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTE0MTYuNjg1NzE0Mjg1NzE0Mw--/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/UAYaONFacufhTHkDwtfBww--~B/aD0xMDMzO3c9NzAwO3NtPTE7YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b24-/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/8c6c521db04ed1c97813d1dc57141c4e"/>

GabiFresh x Swimsuits For All Memento Cup-Sized Underwire Bikini, $, available at Swimsuits For All

<br> <br> <strong>Trish Atelier</strong> Naomi Monokini, $, available at <a href=Trish Atelier" class="lazyload" data-sizes="auto" data-srcset="?w=75&resize=75 75w, ?w=100&resize=100 100w, ?w=150&resize=150 150w, ?w=240&resize=240 240w, ?w=320&resize=320 320w, ?w=500&resize=500 500w, ?w=640&resize=640 640w, ?w=800&resize=800 800w, ?w=1024&resize=1024 1024w, ?w=1280&resize=1280 1280w, ?w=1600&resize=1600 1600w" data-src="" data-src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/xMADD6Vkuj3dQDaPf1Gvcg--/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTk2MDtoPTk2OS45OTE5OTM1OTQ4NzU5/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/ITQxuDD462qo2_yBCuIntw--~B/aD0xMjYyO3c9MTI0OTtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/refinery29_778/a46df3de858acb6c99ca38dc0af81df0"/>

Trish Atelier Naomi Monokini, $, available at Trish Atelier

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