Now that the monsoon season is over, it’s back to business as usual when it comes to the weather in Singapore: clear skies and blistering hot days. The best way to beat the heat? Jumping into the nearest pool sounds like an ideal solution to us. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, maybe even a visit to Wild Wild Wet and Adventure Cove. Either way, a flattering and stylish piece of swimwear is a must. But if the thought of trawling through countless of stores looking for the perfect swimsuit has you dragging your feet, don’t worry— we have helpfully compiled a list of places where you can buy swimwear to help make that process a little easier for you. Ready, set, go!
H&M has, by-far, the widest variety of patterns, designs and cuts when it comes to swimwear. It is also affordable and super stylish, so you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice browsing through racks and racks of fun cut-out swimsuits, neon patterns, and delicate balconette bikini tops.
H&M swimwear is available at all H&M outlets and online.
2. Cotton On Body
Bright, bold patterns and colours are the norm over at Cotton On Body. If you’re looking for a fun, quirky piece to bring with you on your next beach holiday, don’t hesitate to pop by and grab a piece.
Cotton On Body swimwear is available at all Cotton On Body outlets and online.
With a myriad of international swimwear brands under its belt, you’ll get your pick of the lot looking through Zalora’s site. Sure, the downside is that you won’t be able to try it on for size, but the site gives exact measurements to ease your doubts when shopping. Plus, this means that the likelihood of you scoring a unique, one-of-a-kind piece is significantly higher. Yay!
Zalora swimwear is available on its website.
4. Rip Curl
Want to achieve an effortless surfer chic vibe? Opt for a piece from Rip Curl. With fun, unexpected cut-outs and quirky details such as crochet straps, you’ll definitely be the furthest from basic.
Rip Curl swimwear is available at all Rip Curl outlets or on its website.
Who hasn’t seen Roxy’s iconic heart-shaped crest logo and immediately thought of their bold, daring and athletic swimwear line? Originally designed for surfers, the brand has now expanded to include more casual, fun pieces that are sure to turn heads wherever you go. Don’t expect to blend into the crowd with one of these babies.
Roxy swimwear is available at all Roxy outlets and on its website.
If you’re into versatile, streamlined cuts that work for just about everybody, then Billabong is the one for you. The brand, like Roxy, also began with strong surfer roots, but has branched out to include stylish and classy swimwear that is sure to please even the most discerning of shoppers.
Billabong swimwear is available at all Billabong outlets as well as on Zalora.
Want to look totally on-point for the ‘gram? Well, Topshop has its share of fun, trendy pieces that are sure to put you on Instagram’s explore page. From swimsuits with cute lace-up details to sequins to crochet bikini bottoms, you’re sure to draw envious glances from everyone around you.
Topshop swimwear is available at all Topshop outlets and online.
More into a simple, minimalist style that is chic and classic all the same? Go for COS instead. Lounge about in retro stripes and block-coloured one-pieces reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn’s vacation-ready wardrobe in Two for the Road. Très chic!
COS swimwear is available at all COS outlets.
9. Marks & Spencer
Indulged a little too much during holiday festivities? Fret not, Marks and Spencer’s has your back. Their latest collection of Secret Slimming swimwear uses innovative secret slimming technology that contains an inner layer of control fabric that holds and flatters the figure.
Marks & Spencer swimwear is available at all Marks & Spencer outlets.
10. Ocean Paradise
Ocean Paradise is sure to blow you away with its wide variety of swimwear. Not only do they stock international brands of the likes of ViX and Tommy Bahama, they also have contour swimsuits that promise to make you look ten pounds lighter. Score!
Ocean Paradise swimwear is available at its boutique: #01-07 Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247933.
Bella-Kini once started as a humble shop space in Bugis street before evolving into a full-on cozy and intimate swimwear boutique. Their pieces are lovingly curated from a variety of international and local brands to fit your needs, from stylish to classic to affordable, all of which are below S$60. They even have beach bags and cover ups to complete your look, so be sure to check them out!
Bella-Kini swimwear is available at its boutique: 69 Haji Lane, Singapore 189262, and on its website.
12. Coral Secret
Splurge your bonus on one of these pieces from Coral Secret— a fashion-forward boutique specializing in designer swimwear and resort apparel. Pick from the best of American swimwear brands such as Fiz, Garotas and Aguaclara, and don’t forget to grab a matching cover-up as well.
Coral Secret swimwear is available online and by appointment only. Call 96545624 to make one.
13. August Society
Looking for beautifully crafted, perfectly fitting swimwear? Look no further than August Society, which boasts top quality Italian-made fabric that is both recyclable and sustainable. Invest in one of their bold, whimsical pieces that are designed to stand the test of time. (Along with chemicals, sun, salt,and soap, apparently!)
Designed specifically for petite Asian frames, K.BLU offers wholesome, stylish pieces that provide fuller coverage and increased support. The fun psychedelic patterns available in various shades— from muted to bright and colourful— means that everyone can have their pick of the lot.
K.BLU swimwear is stocked at Isetan Shaw as well as at its boutique: 290 Orchard Road, #03-48 Paragon Mall, Singapore 238859 . It is also available online.
With its sensual, timeless designs, Eres aims to enhance and flatter your natural shape. The materials and cuts are designed to follow your body’s curves, and are guaranteed to flatter, no matter your body type. Plus, it’s often updated with in-season colours such as mustard and bright fuschia. Now that’s what we call the best of both worlds.
Eres swimwear is available at its boutique at: #01-12 Four Seasons Hotel, 190 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248646.
16. Edit Lifestyle
With it claiming to have the summer spirit all year long, Edit Lifestyle is your ideal destination to pick up fun summer pieces, including a comprehensive range of swimwear that is sure to make your head spin. Think neon bright hues, never-seen-before cuts, and funky patterns. Ten points for originality!
Edit Lifestyle swimwear is available at its boutique at: 137-139 Tanglin Road Tudor Court, Singapore 247927. It is also available online.
It’s no secret that Seafolly is one of the most trusted and well-liked swimwear brands out there. From its fun, vibrant swimsuits, to its classic bandeaus updated in a variety of shades and prints, you just can’t go wrong when it comes to them.
Seafolly swimwear is available at all Seafolly outlets and online.
A newly launched, locally grown brand— PINKSALT offers a fresh new spin on swimwear that is feminine, avant-garde, and original all at once. Their suits are made of a heavy weight polyester blend meant to provide better support, and the strategic colour blocking on its designs helps create an illusion of a slimmer waist. If that doesn’t sound ideal, we don’t know what is.
PINKSALT swimwear is available at its boutique at: Design orchard, 250 Orchard Road, #01-01, Singapore 238905 . It is also available online.
Effortless sophistication is what Delta plans to deliver with their swimwear, and we have to say that is exactly what they have achieved. Their simple, timeless cuts are sure to flatter most, all while giving off cool-girl vibes that we associate with Alexa Chung and Elizabeth Olsen. J’adore!
Delta swimwear is available online.
20. La Perla
Yup, we are just as surprised as you are! Turns out, La Perla doesn’t just produce lingerie, but swimwear as well. Their unique brand of classy, feminine detailing shines through their swimwear collection, giving it a luxurious vibe that is sure to make you feel ready for your close-up.
La Perla swimwear is available at all La Perla outlets and online.