Surfs up -- in sustainable style! Swimwear designers are creating suits from recycled materials, sustainable fabrics like bamboo, and organic cotton so that beach bunnies can enjoy the sand and sun in eco-friendly looks. Check out some of our favorite sustainable swimsuits -- and don't forget the sunscreen or a sustainable coverup.
Pictured, a vintage-inspired one-piece silk bathing suit from sustainable designer Katharine Hamnett's Save the Sea collection.
BTC Blue String Bikini
The highly unsexy sport of speedskating helped create this totally sexy swimsuit: this string bikini was created using surplus polyester fabric leftover from making Olympic speed skater uniforms.
Summer Wind Bikini
This flirty, colorful two-piece is made from recycled nylon and lycra. It features adjustable ties at the neck and hip for comfort.
Hanalei Dream Bikini
Loyale Hermosa Bikini
Katharine Hamnett Polka Dot Suit
Several years ago, revered British designer Katharine Hamnett (famous for her printed "Frankie Say Relax" tees) was frustrated with the amount of waste found in the fashion industry and stopped designing. She came back this year with a sustainable swimwear line called "Save the Sea." This '50s style blue polka dot bikini has a balconette bra and low-waisted briefs, and is made from 100% organic cotton.
Kelly B Couture Halter Bikini
Lucky Brand Tie-Dye Tankini
Kelly B Couture Halter One Piece
Kelly B's sexy one piece suit shows off curves in a demure way. It also shows off its sustainabilty -- it's made from bamboo, organic cotton and spandex.