Toronto-based Minnow Bathers was founded by friends Karen Donaldson and Vanessa Warrack. The label offers pin-up worthy, vintage style swimsuits that focus on comfort for active women.
Cuche Bikinis was founded in Vancouver and offers handmade swimsuits that are produces in small quantities, which allows for optimal fabric sourcing and quality control.
If editorial-worthy swimwear is what you’re looking for, Shan is your destination. The brand specializes in high-end swimwear for the woman who considers a beach her personal runway.
Created by George Brown grad Danica Salajko, Bathing Belle offers swimwear for the whole family. Handmade by the designer herself, the brand carries everything from printed statement bikinis to classic black one-pieces for those who prefer to swim under the radar.
Beth Richards Swimwear
Beth Richards produces swimwear that's got an athletic twist. Pieces provide 50+ UVB protection and garments are ethically made.
Saltwater Collective was created with one mission in mind: to save the oceans. For every item sold, the brand donates a portion of profits to Oceana, an ocean conservation organization. Everything is manufactured locally in Toronto with utmost importance placed on sourcing fabrics that are environmentally-friendly.
Andrea Iyamah Swimwear
The brand’s Nigerian-Canadian designer, Dumebi Iyamah, cites "an array of African cultures" as the inspiration behind the bold prints that are her label's signature aesthetic.
Hamilton-based brand, Gattina, specializes in minimalist swimwear. The line features rich colour palettes and romantic prints, with styles that can take you from the beach to brunch.
Born and bred Calgarian Julia Barnes founded Honubelle to cater to those who share her love for the outdoors. The line is specifically designed for the surf enthusiast who is looking for sporty swimwear with a fun aesthetic.