When singer Justine Skye dropped a swimsuit selfie on her Instagram page, it was the wake-up call we all needed to welcome Hot Girl Summer. Nothing says, "I'm on my hot girl game," like a smoking hot bikini. Still, we understand how overwhelming it might be to pick the right bathing suit brand. Let's be honest; the Instagram marketplace features endless choices with each scroll.
However, everyone should have options to feel confident when they hit the water or sand. Hence it is crucial for brands to be size inclusive. Luckily, we've narrowed down the search for you. Check out these Black-owned swimwear brands that celebrate your every curve.
Mint Swim is celebrating sexy silhouette vibes this summer! The brand has options for both men and women and is perfect for anyone looking to coordinate with their bae this season! And if you're a baddie on budget, don't worry! Mint Swim offers AfterPay. Allowing you to spread out your summer looks in up to four payments. Sizes range from XS to XL and the line is available in various colors and styles.
Melissa Simone's bikini line is known for its flirty cover-ups and fun patterns. Its eye-catching looks can be found on celebs such as Lori Harvey, Kylie Jenner, influencer Samaria Leah, and body positivity advocate Holy Hippy. Although Simone's original inspiration for her brand was the iconic 90's model Tyra Banks, her sizes are for all body types.
Amini is a favored swimsuit brand that donates to saving the planet. When you purchase Amini—which means “believe” in Swahili —10% of profits will be used to help make the world a better place! Efforts may include helping homeless children in Kenya to help coral gardens. Additionally, each bikini is made with sustainable fabric. Their tops cover bra sizes A to D, and some tops even go as far as D+.
Nigerian fashion designer Andrea Dumebi Iyamah set the intention to provide a clothing line that celebrates culture and elements of nature. Her swimwear line proves just that! Her bikini designs celebrate life in color! They feature vibrant yellows, greens, oranges, and more. Andrea Iyamah is here to celebrate all body types as well! The size range starts at XXS to XXL.
Riot Swim brings us sexy bikini designs that are comfortable for all body types. Their motto has always been #RelaxIt’sJustAss! And their designs have us saying just that! Its founder, Monti Landers, makes a conscious effort to use the most comfortable fabrics. The brand's website helps you to select designs specific to your body type. A few of the selections include asymmetrical and full busts. Their bust sizes start at A.
The former fashion editor of Marie Claire, Brittany Kozerski, created a sustainable swimwear brand that we just can’t get enough of Jade Swim prioritizes using luxury fabrics that promise to smooth and sculpt every body type. The swimwear designs can be worn from day to night and are available in sizes ranging from 0 to size 6. Tops and bottoms are sold separately to allow customers to mix and match sizes.
MBM is here to make even the shiest girlies feel confident in their skin. The brand is known for mesh-illusion bikinis, perfect for anybody looking to enter the bikini game. We love their Fate swimsuit. This illusion bikini uses see-through mesh to cover the stomach area. The bikini boasts a high-waisted bottom, a belt to keep the waist snatched, and a silicone top. MBM sizes typically range from XXS to XXL.
Let’s be honest; not everyone feels confident in a string bikini, and Asherah features biker shorts for customers who aren’t comfortable showing a lot of skin. A skirt option is also available for those who want to cover up but keep things flirty. We can’t get enough of Asherah Laguna lavender mint biker shorts made with 79% polyamide and 21% spandex. These gender-neutral shorts are great for a day at the pool or for wanting to stand out at a beach party.