The search for the perfect bathing suit is over! With our pick of the best swimwear stores, you'll be channelling your inner beach goddess in no time
With Singapore’s balmy, vacation-worthy weather, it can be pretty tempting to flounce around in beachwear all day long (hello, kaftan!), but finding swimwear that perfectly flatters you can be quite a challenge. To ease the horrors of swimwear shopping (damn you, fluorescent lights and unflattering mirrors!), we bring you our pick of the best and affordable swimwear stores in Singapore for beach Goddesses of all shapes and sizes. Now (swim)suit up!
Happy Jiggly Feet
Express yourself in playfully chic two-pieces and summer-ready onesies. Happy Jiggly Feet takes you straight to the beach with tropical palm leaf prints, floral patterns and of course, a splash of colour that channels major summer vibes. Unsure of your size? Drop them an email and Happy Jiggly Feet will be happy to help with private fittings for those based in Singapore.
Happy Jiggly Feet, available online
Inspired by her European friends who regularly take the month off to travel, founder Toni Chan recognised the need for gorgeous swimwear upon her relocation to Singapore. We love that Toni’s heavily invested in her designs – she personally selects all of the prints and every detail of the suits. All suits are crafted from quality, sustainable Italian-made fabric and XtraLife Lycra to help retain their shape.
August Society, available online and stocked at Design Orchard, Kinex, Zhai Tanglin Mall, Foliage United Square
The Wyld Shop
Yes, we agree that The Wyld Shop has one of the best collections of resortwear but this fab online store and IRL boutique also carries chic swimwear to pair with those cool kimonos and kaftans. With leopard print swimsuits to florals galore, they’ve got your summer outfit in the bag.
The Wyld Shop, 412 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427637 and online
Since landing in Singapore, luxury French swimwear brand, Eres, has been making waves on the local scene with its iconic swimsuit and bikini creations. Each collection is filled with impeccably designed, timeless classics which use beautiful fabrics to enhance and flatter natural curves; think pops of colour, simplicity, and elegance. J’adore. Pictured above is the brand’s collab with Véronique Leroy, which prominently features a delicate braid to accentuate the cut of the suits.
Eres, Four Seasons Hotel #01-12, 190 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248646
Talk about 50 Shades Of Blu! This local label may be new in town, but it’s already making waves, thanks to its collection of stunning swimwear in – yup, you guessed it – a kaleidoscope of rich azure hues. From sexy corsets to cut-outs, to form-flattering togas, the choices are as endless as the deep blue sea.
K.Blu, Summer Lounge, 333A Orchard Road, Mandarin Gallery #02-14, Singapore 238897
This sister brand to K.Blue will have you set for the sand, sea and sun. Its bikini top and bottom range lets beach babes mix and match to experiment with as many different looks as possible. Much like K. Blu, Kenzilily’s swimwear features vibrant prints and hues, with flattering cuts to suit all body shapes.
Kenzilily, available online and K.Blu Summer Lounge, 333A Orchard Road, Mandarin Gallery #02-14, Singapore 238897
You won’t find your typical two-piece bikinis here. This contemporary label keeps it modest, with one piece suits and cropped rashguards (if you prefer to keep your arms covered) in original digital prints. To complete your look, throw on a toga coverup or a comfy kaftan.
Pinksalt, available online and at 10 Queen’s Road Singapore 266740 (by appointment only)
Not fond of prints and bold colours? Not to worry. Cos has a range of simple streamlined yet chic bikinis and one-piece swimsuits that will make you feel like the hottest babe by the pool (or at the beach). Cos’s swimwear collection is the perfect minimal style on the high street.
Cos, available at Shop 23/ 23A, Level 3, Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn Singapore 238801 and #01-32 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road Singapore 179103
This local label has all the beach necessities you want: think pool floats, sun protection and of course, fun swimwear for both men and women. If you’re a fan of bold prints and statement styles, you’ll love Funfit’s sequined cut-out one-piece, mesh crop top in Aztec prints, bandeau lattice tankini tops, swimsuits with tongue-in-cheek slogans, Tropicana two-piece and more.
Funfit,#02-42 Nex, 23 Serangoon Central, Singapore 556083, stockists at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, Bhg Bugis and Bishan, Isetan and Robinsons
Frequent shoppers of Bugis Street would find Bella Kimi familiar. The swimwear boutique was once a hole-in-the-wall haunt for avid sun worshippers. Today, it retains its cosy charm in a shophouse along Haji Lane, bringing with it its impeccable fitting experience and sincere customer service. To help ease your swimwear buying process, staff will be on hand to recommend the best suits according to your preferences and body shape.
Bella Kini, 69 Haji Lane, Singapore 189262
Find the best of Latin American and higher-end American swimwear at Coral Secret. Channel your inner surf hippie with FIZ, stick to the classics by Garotas or go full-on sexy beach siren with Aguaclara, where highly elaborate embroidery and prints are the order of the day.
Coral Secret, available online
If you’re looking for something more affordable and simple, yet super stylish, H&M has a good range of ladies swimwear, including laced and reversible bikini tops, cut-out and halterneck swimsuits, and high-waisted bikini bottoms. Pair your swim gear with a H&M sarong and a pair of sandals, and you’ll be looking laid back luxe in no time.
H&M, ladies swimwear available online and various locations
Not only does Ocean Paradise have a good assortment of bikinis and one-pieces from the likes of Vix and Jets, they also stock Miraclesuit: a revolutionary label with a sleek design that accentuates your figure. Bonus? Join Ocean Paradise’s mailing list and get a $10 voucher for your first purchase.
Ocean Paradise, #01-07/08 Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247933
This holy grail of luxury lingerie clearly knows a thing or two about swimwear. Much like their delectable underpinnings, the swimwear line boasts similarly finely crafted and timeless pieces. Take your pick from sensual one-pieces to barely-there bikinis, then stock up on chic cover ups for poolside ensembles.
La Perla, #B1-012 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018972; 391A Orchard Rd, #02-12G Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee Ann City Singapore 238873
For Asian girls, finding swimwear that actually fits is no easy feat. So we thank our lucky stars for Delta: a Singapore-based brand, which offers swimwear better catered to petite frames. Designs are simple, with basic hues of black, white, navy blue and maroon.
Delta, available online
If you’re shopping for the whole family, Frolik lets you pick up the entire fam’s swimwear in one sweep. These are available in eye-catching prints of pineapples, flowers and toucans, and available for mum, dad and the kids – buy them in matching prints for the entire fam. Bonus: All of them are made with UPF50+ material to protect you from UV rays.
Frolik, available online
Besides maximum coverage wetsuits, Roxy stocks a variety of swimwear guaranteed to give you extra posing points for your beach pics. Stand out from the crowd and mix and match from its line of separates, or save the hassle with a hot one-piece. If you’ve got a rush for sportswear or prefer minimum skin exposure, Roxy has a great range of rash vests and board shorts in every colour possible!
Roxy, ladies swimwear available online and various locations
Founded by synchronised swimming champion Jessica Othin-Girard, Jog Swimwear emphasises elegance and performance with innovative, sleek designs ideal for serious swimming and lounging by the pool. Designs include one-pieces with plunging necklines and strapless bikini tops, with sizes going up to UK18.
Jog Swimwear, 333A Orchard Road, Singapore 238897
No need to second-guess: this Australian swimwear icon is the top dog when it comes to quality swimwear. Picky swim-shopaholics will definitely find something here that suits their style: from sophisticated to sporty, sexy or sweet, pool time just got a whole lot more stylish.
Seafolly, available online and four locations including Raffles City Shopping Centre and Takashimaya
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