Sun, Sand and Sustainability: Ethical Swimwear for Kids

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Make a splash with our pick of eco-conscious swimming costumes

Looking for swimwear that not only keeps your kids stylish but also aligns with your eco-conscious values? Dive into the world of sustainable swimwear for kids, where fashion meets environmental responsibility. Whether they’re hitting the beach, pool, or backyard sprinkler, make a splash with swimwear that’s gentle on the planet and bang on-trend.

Simone Ruffle Shoulder Swimsuit, £18

Ethically made and designed to last, this swimsuit is crafted from soft and stretchy fabric to ensure easy movement and a comfortable fit., so it’s perfect for water adventures and sunny summer days!

Lime & Blue Chilli Classic Swim Shorts, £40

These swim shorts are made from recycled plastic bottles and offer comfort and durability with their soft microfibre outer and mesh lining. With UPF50+ protection, saltwater and chlorine resistance they’re perfect for fun in the sun. The elasticated waistband ensures a secure fit, while the braided drawcord adds a stylish touch.

UV Protector Swim Onesie, Ocean Mountain £45

This swimsuit provides full upper body coverage from the sun, ensuring all-day outdoor play protection for your little ones. Made from recycled plastics, it’s carbon neutral and produced in an OEKO-TEX certified and audited factory, reflecting a commitment to sustainability and safety.

Kids Pink Floral Bathing Suit, £30

Made from recycled polyester, this floral swimsuit features charming frills on the shoulders and around the waist. It is lined in the crotch and front for added comfort.

Seahorse UPF 50+ Sunsafe Long Sleeve Rash Vest, £25

This long-sleeved pull-on rash vest is crafted from 82% recycled nylon and 18% spandex, providing soft, stretchy comfort with flat seams. It offers UPF 50+ sun protection for safety in the sunshine. Pair it with swim nappies, swimsuits, or swim shorts for a perfect beach-ready outfit.

Kids Floral Swimming Trunks, £25

From Newbie’s matching range, these trunks are made from recycled polyester with a drawstring waist and comfortable mesh lining.

Little Coral Swimsuit, from £9

Made from 85% recycled polyester and 15% stretchy elastane, this adorable swimming costume features a 100% recycled polyester mesh lining. Designed for young children, it has a soft front lining, chunky straps for comfort, and stretchy elastic around the legs, arms, and neckline for a perfect fit.

Striped Swim Shorts in Green, £60

Crafted from high-quality, stretchable fabric, Pepa London’s striped green shorts are responsibly made and offer a comfortable and secure fit for your child.

UV Protector Swimsuit, Tutti Fruti, £45

The peach-soft UV SPF 50+ Swimsuit in Tutti Frutti offers full upper-body sun protection for all-day outdoor play. Made from butter-soft polyester using recycled plastics, this swimsuit is certified carbon neutral.

Kohlrabi Swim Shorts Navy/Black, £79

Dive into summer with these super-trendy Kohlrabi Swim Shorts in navy and black check. They feature a Caramel logo and an elasticated waist for easy comfort.

Rainbow UPF 50+ Recycled One Piece Swimsuit, £29

This soft and stretchy all-in-one sunsafe sunsuit features flat seams for extra comfort and UPF 50+ sun protection. Made from 82% recycled nylon and 18% spandex, it offers long sleeves and a high neck for extra skin coverage. With an easy-pull zippered front and vibrant, unisex prints, it’s perfect for keeping kids safe in the sun.

Aqua/Water Shoes in Aqua with Turtle Shell Print, £25

These aqua shoes are perfect for poolside and beach adventures, offering sun-safe play with UPF 50+ protection. With a slip-resistant, 100% recyclable outsole shell, they shield little toes and provide traction on slippery surfaces. Lightweight and eco-conscious, they’re an ideal choice for waterside explorers. Choose from a range of colours.

Boscastle Board Shorts, from £13.80

Made from 100% recycled polyester with a fuzzy peached finish, these swim shorts feature a fun all-over Frugi print, a comfy elasticated waistband, and an adjustable drawcord. They are quick-drying and perfect for in and out of the water.

Organic Cotton Swimming Trunks – Green, £34

Crafted for eco-conscious comfort, these trunks feature an outer fabric of 100% organic cotton and inner briefs made from a blend of 98% organic cotton and 2% lycra. Sustainably sourced, they reduce microplastic pollution and offer UPF 50+ protection.

Little Swim Legionnaires Hat, from £7

This sun-safe Little Swim Legionnaires Hat is made from fabric with a UPF 50+ rating, providing excellent protection for delicate skin against harmful UV rays. Designed for kids 6 months plus, an elasticated back provides a great fit, flat seams for extra comfort, a fixed foam peak, and a neck cover to keep the face, neck, and ears shaded.

Floral Print Kids Swimsuit, £24

Crafted from discarded PET bottles, the swimsuit boasts remarkable softness despite its eco-friendly origins. Featuring a convenient half zip for easy dressing and UV protection for sun safety, it’s an ideal choice. For added coverage, consider coordinating swim shorts to complete the ensemble.

Rainforest Swim Shorts, £14.70

Offering UPF 50+ protection, these swim shorts feature a vibrant rainforest all-over print, side pockets, and an elasticated waistband with adjustable ties for comfort and convenience on both land and sea. Crafted from 100% polyester (30% recycled) and OEKO-TEX approved fabric.

Coral Reef Sunsuit, £20.30

The Coral Reef Sunsuit is made from recycled plastic and OEKO-TEX-approved fabric. It features a vibrant coral reef all-over print and has a zip opening and zip guard for added convenience. With 3/4-length sleeves and legs, it provides UPF 50+ protection, making it ideal for outdoor activities.

Rose Flamingos Girls Swim Shorts, £40

Tom and Teddy’s girls’ swim shorts offer super-soft microfibre fabric, UPF50+ sun protection, and durable, saltwater-resistant material, all in a stylish mid-thigh length with side pockets and contrast-color binding.

Organic Cotton Swimming Costume – Yellow, £34

Made from a blend of 98% organic cotton and 2% lycra, Pure Earth Collection costumes offer a flexible fit and come with UPF 50+ protection. They’re safer for your child’s skin and the environment, reducing microplastic pollution. Each costume includes a handy cotton drawstring bag for summer adventures.

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