11 French Swimwear Brands You Need To Know About

Woman on the beach © Wendy Hero/Pexels
Woman on the beach © Wendy Hero/Pexels
Photo of Paul McQueen
7 September 2016

Whether in the city or at the sea, the French have some serious style. How do they achieve this effortless glamour in France? With a host of innovative native brands, that’s how. Whether you prefer a bikini or a one piece, briefs, trunks or boardshorts, there is a French designer to match your style and budget. The Culture Trip has gathered together 11 of the best French swimwear brands to familiarise yourself with and listed all of their Parisian points of sale so you can rush out right away and buy your perfect beach look.

La Redoute

The French designer: La Redoute is a much-loved, mail-order company that ships French style to 150 countries worldwid, with a special focus on women’s apparel.

The price: For women, 5-100€. For men, 5-70€.

The stores: La Redoute is exclusively online.

LUZ Collections

The French designer: LUZ Collections mixes fashion and sustainable development by offering a women’s swimwear line made from organic cotton.

The price: 60-160€.

The stores: LUZ Collections has a boutique opening soon in Paris at 13 rue du Dragon, 75006 and is carried at Printemps , My Fashion Lab and Mademoiselle BAMBOU.

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DO Paris

The French swimwear brand: DO Paris is a luxury women’s swimwear brand from the designer Dorothée Goroneskoul, who takes her inspiration from the Art Deco era and the photography of Guy Bourdin and Helmut Newton.

The price: 170-250€.

The stores: DO Paris is carried by several boutiques in Paris including By Marie, Dalia and Rose, Gab & Jo, Le 66 Champs Elysées, N15 and Glamour as well as Printemps and Le Bon Marché.

Robinson Les Bains

The brand: Robinson Les Bains is the only swimsuit brand for men that offers everything from mini briefs to long boardshorts, using high-quality fabrics from Italy and France.

The price: 50-130€.

The stores: Robinson Les Bains has a boutique at 14 rue Saint Claude, 75003 and is carried by Collete, Le Bon Marché, Printemps, and Galerie Lafayette Haussmann

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