Finding the perfect swimwear can be even more troublesome than avoiding Line of Duty spoilers, right? There’s so much to think about when it comes to swimsuits and bikinis: cut, coverage, colour. Is it boned? Exactly which straps come off? Do high-waisted briefs really make us look like a Baywatch-era Pammy? Now, with sustainability a much bigger – and vital – part of the fashion conversation, considering how, where and what your swimwear is made from is a key factor, too.
The good news is that there’s a growing number of brands creating cool collections using a game-changing yarn, Econyl, which transforms fishing nets and marine waste into a high-quality textile that you can wear time after time. There's no compromise on style, either. Meet the five rising stars who’ve caught our eye with covetable designs and a dedication to making a positive change.