Can you believe we're already well into the month of March?! Time really does fly and it's not slowing down for any of us. With that being said, now is the perfect time to save up those coins and start searching for the best Black owned swimwear. 

Who wouldn't want to strut on vacation in beautiful pieces made by us for us?! There are so many options that unfortunately we couldn't list them all but we wanted to give you a starting point with these eight selections below. 

From vibrant hues to inclusive sizes and accessories galore, you'll be sure to find pieces that suit your vacation aesthetics this summer! 

1. CASTAMIRA 

Their motto is bathing suits for the lifestyle of the modern woman. Inspired by the oneness of all things. The idea that everything in the universe is connected. The sea, the wind + the earth. We are One. CASTAMIRA is influenced by the 70's and 90's aesthetic driven by a woman who embraces the quaintrelle spirit of luxury and play, adventure and cherished moments of solitude. Founded by former Wilhelmina model Chantel Davis she designs with the woman’s form in mind – highlighting the small of your back, elongating your legs and embracing your curves. These soft-spots are unique to each woman. Truly a collectors item for a timeless appeal. 

2. ICON SWIM 

IconSwim offers both unique and affordable pieces. It has an endless array of options like cover-ups and accessories for the perfect beach day in vibrant hues and earth tones. Can’t forget to mention they also offer his and her swim suit options, perfect for a baecation.

3. MINT SWIM

Mint Swim was founded by actress/entrepreneur, Draya Howard in 2011. Mint Swim is created and designed with all shapes and sizes in mind. Targeting the woman that wants to feel sexy and enhance all the right curves while staying fashionable. You’ll be able to find plenty of strappy, printed bikinis and one-pieces on the site that will make you feel sexy and ready to hit the beach. 

4. RIOT SWIM

Founded in 2016 by Monti Landers, RIOT SWIM aims to be equal parts sexy & flattering. RIOT is beloved for its luxe meets minimalist vibe. They use buttery, soft fabrics and clean finishing to flatter any shape – and their ultra-sexy silhouettes are designed to make you stand out and feel your most confident. RIOT is a global destination for high quality, fashion-forward swimwear that can be worn season after season.

5. ASHERAH SWIMWEAR

Ashram Swimwear believes in passionately creating statement swim and sport pieces. Their swimwear is sure to bring out the goddess in you and turn heads as you stand out in bikini pieces. Some items won't be restocking so sign up for their newsletters to catch the full flash sale schedules in your email.

6. EGO SWIM

EgoSwim's mission is to create a judgement free zone for confident women, go-getters, the travel enthusiast, the bossy chick. This line was founded by a group of friends who grew into sisters and started traveling the world together. They choose the trendiest designs and the best quality fabrics to make sure you feel and look amazing for each occasion. Come on friend goals! Love to see it! 

7. MISSESBRIE

Founded by international model, entrepreneur, blogger, and designer Brielle Anyea has some of the most jaw-dropping prints and silhouettes. Missesbrie offers size inckusive pieces from XS – 4X. Brielle created Missesbrie for women that strut with confidence and define their own beauty. For the women that take risks and the ones that break rules made to silence them. Everything in this brand has been created with a ton of love. 

8. XhaleSwim

In 2018, Jessica launched her women’s handmade swimwear collection, XhaleSwim. Her premium pieces are meant to be worn as an extension of the woman wearing them and an expression of their own personal style. Jessica’s mission is to help women feel confident in their swimwear and be the best version of themselves. XhaleSwim’s signature designs are chic, sophisticated and vibrant.

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