Here's a selection of some of the very best swimwear lines to compliment your Caribbean vacation.
La Isla Brand
LA ISLA transcends. From a sun-drenched Polaroid to the glossy page of an editorial spread, we merge beach culture with high fashion, bringing sophistication down to earth. With our roots a fusion of Latin and American, LA ISLA evokes a style both spirited and contemporary. From the vibrant Colombian jungle to the warmth of Caribbean culture and all the way up the rugged Pacific coastline, we seek to understand, enjoy and absorb the natural beauty of the world.
Maui Girl & Co. has been a landmark on the North Shore of Maui for over 30 years. Located in the heart of Paia, Maui Girl & Co., has been voted the "Best Bikini Boutique" of Maui for the last 5 years. Designer and boutique owner, Debbie Kowalski Wilson, has been designing and selling her pieces since the 70's. She has had celebrity visitors since her doors opened with guests like Ringo Starr and Stevie Nicks.
Caffe a Colombian luxury woman's beachwear line born in 2004, has since developed into an international stylish brand present in the best stores in more than 38 countries. Caffe Swimwear is best known for elevating beachwear to high fashion status with its chic, sexy and undeniable stylish swimwear for women that love to glam their beach wardrobe. The designer Paula Saavedra is passionate about enhancing women's beauty using inspiration from her South American roots, blended with the current trends in fashion to produce handmadeswimwear with flare.
Letarte by Lisa Cabrinha
Since its inception sixteen years ago Letarte has been feted as Maui's original swim and sportswear brand. Founded out of a beachside bungalow in 2000 by two sisters the brand quickly exploded onto the swimwear scene, gracing the cover of three Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues, taking up residence in some of the world's most prestigious retailers and opening branded lifestyle boutiques in a number of coveted destinations.
OYE Swimwear blurs the line between swim and style, inviting customers to open their eyes and see fashion beyond the beach. With a name that’s become synonymous with seductive silhouettes and a striking, fashion-forward aesthetic, OYE Swimwear presents each collection with dynamic and daring designs that maintain a comfort, ease, and wearability beyond the beach.
Bianca Coletti Swim
Bianca Coletti is a Miami-based swim and resort designer who pulls inspiration from her love of the beach and wanderlust spirit. Born in the island of Puerto Rico, her connection and passion for the ocean inspired her to create her swim collection. By infusing her love of art, spirituality and travel into her designs, Bianca's pieces are meant to evoke a sense of a playful, carefree & youthful spirit.
Deborah Fleming, the British/Colombian designer behind Pistol Panties, founded the brand with concept of creating beautifully designed, perfectly cut swimwear with a focus on very high quality fabrics and manufacturing. Pistol Panties succeeds in being just that - swimwear that unites quirky style and feminine glamour with the perfect flattering cut made with exclusive materials.
Samantha August and her best friend, Emily Ford, set out on a mission to create a swim and lifestyle brand inspired by their world travels, Samatha’s surfing and their love of the ocean. Based in New York City, Basta Surf has grown from a few essential swimsuits to a luxury resort brand gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated and worn by celebrities such as Jessica Alba and Heidi Klum. Basta Surf prides itself on creating pieces that flatter every woman’s curves with luxury Italian fabrics, attention to detail and seamless fit.
Beauty and the Beach
When it comes to picture-perfect moments, nothing compares to a sun-drenched day on the sandy beach—especially when you're dressed in a traffic-stopping Beauty & the Beach swimsuit. Launched in 2008, the Maui-born label designed by Katie Wilson turns up the heat with boho crochet designs, color-pop bikinis, flirty cover-ups and more paradise-perfect stunners that transform its wearer into a modern bathing beauty.
Luli Fama Miami
Luli Fama has become known for its universally flattering fit and immaculate designs. Luli Fama incorporates an eclectic mix of vibrant hues and bold prints resulting in a unique signature that is festive yet sophisticated.
The founders have always been fearless to take risks and their strong sense of entrepreneurship is what has driven the company to be always in the search of new creative ways of expressing their essence to women around the world, and that is the reason why they have worked with international icons as Bar Refaeli, Irina Shayk, Izabel Goulart, Candice Swanepoel, Sara Sampaio and Kendall Jenner in their campaigns. Agua Bendita garments are the result of combining the passion of the designers and the original artisan work of hundreds of Colombian women.