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All excited for your Caribbean beach vacation? Clear blue water, white sand, and endless cocktails on your lounger? Get into the Caribbean spirit as you plan your vacation packing (and check out our very useful beach style and packing guide here). This is our hot list of top Caribbean swimwear designers for guaranteed show-stopping poolside style this summer.  Spice up your summer vacation wardrobe and make yourself the main event no matter which Island you land on - these top Caribbean resort and swimwear brands have you covered.

Check out the list of Caribbean swimwear designers to look out for this 2023 summer:

British Virgin Islands - Trefle by Kristin Frazer

Trefle has been delivering luxury swimwear, resort wear, accessories and home decor since 2008. The brand is inspired by its bubbly founder Kristin’s adventures and self-expression, and also draws on local culture for its inspiration. From colorful swimsuits and beach cover-ups, to head-turning flowing Caribbean resort dresses - Trefle has it all. What we love the most about Trefle’s style is that the vibrant Caribbean colors are given a contemporary twist that make each of the designs pop. As well as women’s quality resort wear, Trefle offers a variety of Caribbean swimwear for men for the ultimate couple beach look! 


Stockists: Trèfle Headquarters at Clover's (Road Town, Tortola) and more 

Jamaica - Ochie Swim by Hana Lloyd 

Taking its name from a peaceful fishing village beside the Ocho Rios, Ochie has dedicated itself to producing its Caribbean inspired swimwear and resort wear from natural and sustainable textiles. Founded by Hannah Llyod, a former international airline pilot (#girlpower), Ochie’s designs represent timeless Caribbean style, with Hannah’s unique take on versatility and inclusivity to enhance the wearer’s natural beauty, as she says, all curves and angles are welcome! Our favorite Ochie pieces are her elegant resort dresses which capture perfectly the ease and romance of the Caribbean.


Store: 3444 Main Hwy Suite 5, Miami, FL 33133


Cayman Islands - Isy B. Design by Isy B.

Based in the Cayman Islands, Isy B. combines storytelling and design to create her magical tropical world where the unique resort pieces are born. Caribbean inspired and vibrant, the brand is well known for its bold hand-drawn prints, and elegantly flattering styles that encourage the wearers to be their very best selves. According to designer Isy B, the brand is dedicated to women everywhere who march to the beat of their own drum. 

Check out the brand’s statement-making resort dresses and beach kimonos for a modern Caribbean beach look that requires minimum effort for maximum effect. 


Stockists: La Boutique at Ritz Carlton Cayman Islands, The Spa Boutique at Kimpton Seafire Resort, The Mercantile at Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, and The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands) and more 

Men’s Caribbean swimwear brands

What about men’s Caribbean fashion such as swim trunks and short-sleeve resort shirts? If you’re looking for Caribbean-inspired swimwear brands for men, then there is our short, hot list for you. Let’s hear it for the boys!

      When do resort wear and swimwear come out in stores?

      Most Caribbean designers offer collections throughout the year and generally launch new collections in the Spring and in November or December. However, because of the year-round warm weather in the Caribbean, you’ll always find resort wear and swimwear in the stores, perfect if you happen to find yourself in the Caribbean without your favorite swimsuit!. The great news is there is often a wider range of swim and resort wear in the Caribbean stores than you might be able to find in your town or city no matter the time of year which makes your Caribbean vacation the ideal time to shop for unique swimwear for future travels. 


      Caribbean swimwear size chart

      Caribbean swimwear is typically designed to fit a wide range of body types and sizes, and the sizing will usually follow the USA sizing and fit which is often more generous than the European sizing. However do try everything on as different brands and manufacturers may have slightly different size charts. In general, a Caribbean swimwear size chart will include measurements for chest, waist, and hips. If you’re shopping online before your vacation to  ensure the best fit, it is recommended that you take your own measurements and compare them to the size guide provided by the brand or retailer. Though there is no universally accepted Caribbean swimwear size chart, here is a typical size guide from Isy B. for its classic swimsuits. Remember also that you can check out reviews from customers or ask customer service for assistance with finding the right size for you. 

      caribbean swimwear size chart

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