Dust off your crop tops and cut off shorts, because ladies and gentlemen it is the time of year. It’s about time to start wearing less and going out more. The fact that the temperature is rising and the sun is coming out more can only mean one thing….Summer is approaching!
It’s finally time to start planning for summer vacations, beach days, and those epic pool parties. Just putting in the extra hours at the gym won’t do it this summer. What we put on these “summer bodies” is just as important. We have found some amazing swimsuit designers that are dripping in melanin. The days of the boring, plain, one-colored swimsuits are finally over. It’s time to get get bold and make a statement with your swimwear this summer. We have featured some designers that embody African prints and bright colors in their designs. Check out these Black designers who are doing it “for the culture”.
Byfne uses unique designs and cuts that epitomize making a “statement” in a swimsuit.
2. ASHANTI SWIMWEAR
Ashanti swimwear gives us life in this “Kente Queen Collection” which is dripping in African Tribal prints and bright colors.
3. Andrea Iyamah
Designer Dumebi Iyamah offer us a taste of retro while also paying homage to her Nigerian roots in this eccentric swimsuit line.
4. AUDE SWIM
The founder and designer of Aude Swim, Kouakou Djézeahou Aude Elsis incorporates African tribal prints and bold colors into her swimsuit line.
5. MINT SWIM
The infamous Fashionista, Draya Howard uses that “Cali Swag” in her swimwear line. She features daring swimsuits that hug your curves while making a statement.