Shopping for swimwear may be the least favorite pursuit for most women especially when it comes to confronting oneâ€™s body and its flaws. But many designers nowadays are creating swimsuits that offer more options other than black. These new swimsuits are also designed to flatter your body and highlight the curves you only want to reveal. Get two or more pieces so you can mix and match them according to the colors that will flatter you. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to get some nice cover ups like a charming kaftan dress or a pretty sarong.
The Internet offers some nice and affordable places to find these swimsuits.
1. Charina Sarte
Looking for designer swimwear? Then who better to go to than Charina Sarte. Charina provides her clients with a luxe resortwear line, that is both chic and sophisticated often made up of vibrant floral and graphic animal prints. The site is also a compilation of different designers and their collections, such as Elizabeth Hurley. Charina stands out as her pieces are made from carefully selected fabric and exquisite craftsmanship.
Beach Dresses P899-P950
Kids swimsuit P650
Accessories (hats) P250-P280
This brand guarantees uniqueness as styles are in limited edition, plus they are infused with inspiration from music, travel, and beautiful people. The designs are made from latest runway trends, proof of this is the high-waist bikinis and stylish maillots. It definitely is perfect for every girl who wants to lounge under the sun or play by the waters under the beach.
Koi Luxe P1880-P2180
Koi features amazing, one of a kind finds. They have â€śall types of swimwear from bikinis, high-waist suits and maillots or one piece. Clothing and Resort wear include wide leg pants, maxi skirts, jumpsuits, dresses and sheer top,â€ś Lace Tan of I love Koi shares. The site also includes a feature on how to take care of your bikini and choosing the best swimwear that will flatter your body.
KYCS, pronounced as kicks, literally means Kasuotang Yari ni Che at Sarah. So consumers would be well assured that what they are wearing are Filipino made as these are originals designed by Sarah Katigbak. The brand started way back in 1994 with jackets, tank tops, skirts, shorts and pants. Now they have ventured into resort wear and different accessories that would make you want to flaunt your body under the heat of the sun.
Moonshine guarantees uniqueness, as it sells limited stocks of its locally made and designed clothes from its owners, Audrey Ednacot and Kato Chua. Moonshine basically sells womenâ€™s apparel specializing in cocktail wear and RTW gowns. The brand started in 20007 focusing in party clothes and evening wear, but now they also carry swimwear like triangle bikinis, bandeaus, and more.
6. Nui clothing
This site sells an assortment of tops, dresses, accessories, swimwear, in different patterns and colors that would surely woo every Nui, the Chinese term for lady to click on order and buy. They have stylish yet casual clothing designs that are sure to fit petite and even plus-sized women. Some of the products have been carefully selected and brought from abroad, but the swimwear is exclusive as Ni owner, Che and Charlotte have begun designing their own line.
According to Che of Nui Clothing they carry only â€śfun and stylish clothing and accessories you can easily mix and match at very wallet-friendly prices.â€ť
Beach lovers unite via Soak swimwear and their must-own collection of resort wear ranging from triangles, bandeaus, halters, maillots, high-waists, dresses, cover-ups, and Maui tanning oil. It even has swimsuitsÂ for little girls with some matching mommyâ€™s outfit. The siteÂ provides details on getting the right size of swimwear for your body and even tipsÂ on how to care for your swimsuit.
Sassa has been well known for its swimwear for quite some time now. It carries classic style for the minimalist or the athletic girl. They have a range of active wear starting from tank tops, tees, jackets, shorts, Jazz, Capri and full-length pants to the latest in swim wear, rash guards and board shorts for women of all ages.
Owned by two young entrepreneurs, Nina Estacio and Joanna Ladrido, Shopglitterati features everything from formal evening gowns to swimwear. It is for young women who are chic as the site offers stylish one-piece suits and daring bikinis. It also has a very helpful chart that lets you find your perfect size.
10. Wedge online
Wedges P350 – P900
Dresses P290 – P550
Swimwear P395 – P450
Organizers P350 -P 800
What started out as an online shop for shoes now has grown to an outlet for other forms of fashions such as dresses and swimwear. This Pampanga-based shop feature shoes such as heels and flats, and even go to customizing already designed shoes. Clients can change the heel, strap color and many more. Honestly, what is a good swimwear without the perfect shoes, right?
The newest retail website in the Philippines Zalora offers an assortment of products from accessories down to your shoes. â€śLeveraging on a good mix of local and international brands, we are able to offer a wide range of products from footwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and children. Unlike other e-commerce sites, we offer free shipping, delivery within 24 hours, and a 3-day return policy.
“We also offer the fullest suite of payment options: credit, debit, cash on delivery (COD) and presently are still expanding to other methods for a wider market reach,â€ť says Erika Tapalla, the websiteâ€™s Digital Marketing Manager.
In no time at all, Zalora would surely join the ranks of other e-commerce sites in the country such multiply.com and ebay.ph Now, everyone can shop without having to drop!