Gallery: 14 Eco-Friendly Bikinis, Swimsuits to Dive Into for Summer

HELLO SAILOR

Subtlety (and overexposure) is overrated. Set sail for the beach, pool, or yacht in the pinup-worthy "Audrey", which Fables by Barrie hand-crafts to order in San Diego to coax out your inner Betty Page. Adjustable halter straps let you use or lose the extra coverage.

+ Audrey $106

+ Fables by Barrie

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BLEEPED OUT

With a black bar splayed cheekily across the chest, Beth Richards’ “Censor” swimsuit remains firmly ensconced in PG territory. Handmade in Canada—Richards is from Vancouver by way of Toronto—the one-piece doesn’t just protect your epidermis against ultraviolet rays, it’s also resistant to oils, lotions, sweat, and chlorine.

+ Censor $290 at Net-a-Porter

+ Beth Richards

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BEJEWELED

Fairly made in Peru, Aguaclara’s “Mundo Andino” bikini brims with local color, exotic prints, and native handiwork. Need a reference? Aguaclara is the Miss England competition’s swimwear of choice.

+ Mundo Andino Bandeau $115; Side-Tie Bottom $69

+ Aguaclara

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CHILL PILL

Vitamin A’s cross-front “Siren” top has no shortage of sex appeal. Made in the United States from Repreve, a 100 percent post-consumer recycled nylon, the two-piece includes va-va-voom touches like slinky wraparound ties and matte-gold accents.

+ Eco Black Siren Wrap $88; Superstar Ultra Bottom $76

+ Vitamin A

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PARADISE FOUND

La Isla employs single mothers in California and Colombia to stitch its swimsuits from Oeko-Tex-certified organic cotton and soy-based dyes. Plus, a portion of its profits goes to Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society, which works to protect oceans and education children about their importance.

+ Tribal World Halter $85; Bikini Bottom $80

+ La Isla

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WILD CHILD

If Calgon doesn’t cut it, Jungle Gurl’s swimsuits will take you away on wild, exotic adventures, even if the furthest you get is the backyard kiddie pool. Each garment is handmade in Los Angeles from one-of-a-kind vintage fabrics that designer Natalie Golonka collects on her jaunts at home and abroad.

+ Swimsuit $104.99-$119.99 at Ruche

+ Jungle Gurl

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SWIM FAN

Whether you’re a Marco or a Polo, Eco Swim by Aqua Green has you covered. The Lehigh Valley-based label sources, cuts, and sews its wares in Pennsylvania from recycled nylon and polyester.

+ Eco Swim by Aqua Green

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SPORTY SPICE

Handmade to order from vintage and repurposed fabrics, the Surf Sport two-piece by CurleeBikini features extra-wide straps, a high-cut bottom, and elasticized seams to keep wardrobe malfunctions at bay . Plus, you get a one-year warranty for alterations and repairs.

+ Surf Sport $220

+ CurleeBikini

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CIRCLE GAME

Give your fellow beachgoers the shoulder with Koru’s “Whangarei,” a slinky maillot accented with a decorative “koru” made from coconut shell and peekaboo cutouts along the torso. Even better? The origin-dyed fibers allow the fabrics to be processed without water waste or pollution.

+ Whangearei $175

+ Koru

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SHOW YOUR STRIPES

With its candy-cane stripes, metallic ruffles, and all-American provenance, Beach Bunny’s nautically naughty “We Found Love” bikini has us in the mood for a round of Beach Blanket Bingo.

+ We Found Love Bikini Top $111; Bottom $87 at Nordstrom

+ Beach Bunny

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STATE OF PLAY

Decked in a custom “Marble Collage” print, Lina Rennell’s halter playsuit is a nostalgic blast to the past. Ethically made in Northern California, where Rennell resides, the coverall features adjustable back ties and a boy-short-style bottom for full coverage.

+ Halter One-Piece $225 at Beklina

+ Lina Rennell

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HELLO SAILOR

Subtlety (and overexposure) is overrated. Set sail for the beach, pool, or yacht in the pinup-worthy “Audrey”, which Fables by Barrie hand-crafts to order in San Diego to coax out your inner Betty Page. Adjustable halter straps let you use or lose the extra coverage.

+ Audrey $106

+ Fables by Barrie

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GRAPHIC STATEMENT

For a swimsuit with pop, you’ll do no better than the “Inti” bikini by pattern-meister Mara Hoffman. Clad in an Incan-inspired print that recalls the ancient sun-worshippers, plus plenty of hot neon hues, the bustier-style bikini has curve appeal for days.

+ Inti Bikini Top $110; Bottom $110 at Anthropologie

+Mara Hoffman

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IKAT GOT YOUR TONGUE?

Take a run at the sun with Robin Piccone’s ikat-print halter swimsuit. Made in the U.S. of A., the print-happy costume includes a twisted bandeau-style top, adjustable neck and back ties, and molded cups for extra support.

+ Ikat Wrap $122

+ Robin Piccone

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