eco-friendly bikinis

Super-Absorbant Bikini Could Help Clean Up Ocean Pollution

What if you could help cleanse the world’s oceans just by going for a dip? The 3d-printed Sponge Suit is a modern and sexy bikini, but its also packed with pollutant-absorbing…

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UV-Detecting "Smart" Bikini Tells You When to Apply More Sunscreen

You know you should wear sunscreen and you probably do, but remembering to reapply is another story. Enter the smart bikini that sends an alert to your phone when you’ve had too…

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Miguelina's Capsule Line of Beachwear Benefits Ocean Conservation

Swimwear designer Miguelina Gambaccini has teamed up with ocean-health charity, Oceana, to create a line of savvy swimsuits and accessories dedicated to preserving our waters. Miguelina…

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Fancy Wearing a Bikini Made Entirely From Sand?

Imogen Anthony’s new bikini is anything but- the model marched down the runway at Bondi Bather’s fashion week show in nothing more than strategically placed sand. Designed by…

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Finch Designs Recycles Plastic Bottles Into Rain Capes, Swimsuits

Sustainable design may not be synonymous with the fashion industry in China, but two designers are seeking to change that by creating playful stylish designs from recycled plastic…

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Mara Hoffman Brings Taste of Polynesia to Spring 2013 NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Mara Hoffman spiced up the runway at New York Fashion Week on Saturday with her colorful prints and swimsuits. The extensive collection included long…

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14 American Designers Tell Us What "Made in the U.S.A." Means to Them

BRITT HOWARD (PORTLAND GARMENT FACTORY) Made in America means considering the entire creative process from concept to production. Being conscience of the true impact manufacturing has…

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

BLEEPED OUT With a black bar splayed cheekily across the chest, Beth Richards’ “Censor” swimsuit remains firmly ensconced in PG territory. Handmade in…

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H&M Launches Hawaiian-Inspired Resort-Wear to Benefit WaterAid

WATER FOR ALL H&M has sold a bikini for WaterAid every summer for the past 10 years, but this marks the first time it has dedicated an entire collection to the cause. The money…

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Win Your Choice of Eco-Friendly Swimsuit From Eco Swim (Worth $124!)

Summer lovin’ happens so fast, which is we’re giving away an Eco Swim by Aqua Green swimsuit of your choice to help you make the most of it. The Lehigh Valley-based label…

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7 Eco-Bikinis for a Stylish, Sustainable Summer

SEVEN ECO-BIKINIS 1. Emobi Bow Bandeau Floral Bikini 2. Katharine Hamnett for Yooxygen Bikini 3. Suno Bikini 4. Krama by K Bikini 5. Reversible Wrap Bikini by Meadow 6. Ruby Moon…

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Prancing Leopard’s Red-Hot Eco-Bikini Aids Women Artisans in Need

Prancing Leopard’s red-hot bikini doesn’t just make an arresting vision by the surf; it also supports underserved women’s communities in Turkey. Hand-knit from organic…

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Linda Loudermilk Debuts World’s First Compostable Swimsuit

Eco-luxury designer Linda Loudermilk has created what she dubs the world’s first compostable swimsuit. Derived from plant starch, the two-piece made its debut at the HauteNatured…

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Recycle an Old T-Shirt Into a Sexy Eco-Bikini (DIY Tutorial)

TEEKINI TOP 1. Find an old T-shirt (not too transparent)—the bigger the better. 2. Lay your T-shirt out flat. 3. Cut off the bottom hem of the T-shirt. 4. Cut off two more…

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14 Eco-Friendly Bikinis, Swimsuits, Board Shorts to Splash Into Summer

COOL SUMMER We hate swimsuit shopping as much as the next person, but these 14 eco-friendly bikinis, one-pieces, and board shorts make it easy to handle the chore with grace—no matter…

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Solar-Powered vs. 3D-Printed: Which Bikini Would You Rather Wear?

Talk about synchronicity; we featured not one but two high-tech bikinis in a span of four days. Which means there’s only one thing left to do: swimsuit smackdown! In the…

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World's First 3D-Printed Bikini Makes Debut

We’ve seen three-dimensionally printed shoes, fabric, and even superhero armor. Continuum Fashion and Shapeways are now launching the world’s first fully 3D-printed bikini.…

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Solar-Powered Bikini Soaks Up the Rays, Powers Your iPod

Ready to hit the beach? Brooklyn-based designer Andrew Schneider is now taking orders for his solar-powered bikini. Capable of charging your cellphone or MP3 player, the high-tech…

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