Yep, it’s that time of the year again! Well actually, it’s always that time of year for swimsuits. Swimwear is a must have staple year round. Whether you’re poolside, heading to Miami for a quick weekend getaway or somewhere more exotic, you might want to refresh your swimwear collection (STAT).

We’ve rounded up some of the coolest, indie, black-owned labels that are worth adding to your shopping cart and buying. Consider this your swim guide to the season’s hottest swim brands around!


When it comes to Andrea Iyamah, it’s all in the details, silhouettes and textures Plus, Ciara recently sported their swimsuits on the cover of ESSENCE Magazine!


Who knows swimwear better than Miami? It’s no wonder this Miami-based swimwear brand is a fan-fave and beloved by influencers everywhere. BFyne was also featured ESSENCE! SIDENOTE: Miami Swim is July 11-16, 2019.


Known for its street wear, designer Briana Wilson created an insta-worthy swimwear line, specifically with black women in mind. MATTE has been worn and coveted by women all over Instagram.

Mint Swim

Created by actress, Draya “Body Goals” Michele, Mint Swim swimsuits accentuate and flatter all curves on the female body. Yes, Auntie Mary J is working it in the Klein one-piece.

Trish Atelier

Swimsuits don’t get more spicier than this. Ready to shut down Summer 2019? Take your pick of Trish Atelier’s suits and set the summer ablaze.

Written By:

Brianna Gillard



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