20 Black Swimsuits From Under-The-Radar Swimwear Brands

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Every woman needs a little black swimsuit in her wardrobe, whether it’s a minimal one piece, retro bikini, or sporty rash guard. While playful trends like knotted detailing, gingham prints and ruffles abound this summer, we can’t help but feel drawn to the tried-and-true classic every now and again. What’s more, myriad under-the-radar brands are stocked with stunning noir styles for a range of body types—a fail-safe way to scoop up a suit no one else will have in your friend group.

So, whether you’re looking for an under-$100 find or don’t mind splurging on luxe Italian fabric (in basic black, you’ll have it forever), ahead, we’ve culled an edit of super-stylish black bathing suits to set your sights on. Go on, add to cart.

Not-So-Basic Black Swimsuits

Amalfi Bandeau Swimsuit

$49

Boden

Not new, but British brand, Boden often flies under the radar despite being a goldmine for affordable, timeless and playful pieces.

Sporty and feminine, this halter style will highlight your arms and shoulders.

The Nantucket Top, Andie Swim $50

The Ladder Trim Bikini Bottom, Andie Swim $45

Athleticism meets minimalism in this short-sleeve two piece.

Sienna Top, Aexae $56

Naomi Bottoms, Aexae $52

Swimsuit No.2

$99

Rendl

This sleek one piece is pared back with a retro spirit.

A simple bandeau is perfect for avoiding tan lines.

The Bandeau, Lively $45

The Bikini, Lively $45

Adjustable tie straps give this ribbed bikini a cutsie feel.

Cindy Top, TJ Swim $69

Cindy Bottoms, TJ Swim $69

Tilly Swimsuit Black

$143

Lonely Label

This ballet-inspired swimsuit is super-supportive, featuring adjustable straps and a cut-out back.

Twist Sexie Rashie

$144

Une Piece

If you thought rash guards weren’t feminine, we think this long-sleeve style will change your mind.

A lined bra cup with a '90s feel.

Signature Bracup Top, Zulu & Zephyr $75

Signature Curve Brief, Zulu & Zephyr $70

Goddess One Piece

$159

Alpine Butterfly

If you're into the knotted trend, this gorgeous one piece is for you.

Jaim One Piece

$182

Nu Swim

Square necklines are back and pure perfection via a minimal one piece.

Lowe Plunge Neck One Piece

$188

La Porte

This plunging neckline draws in at your waist for a shape-enhancing effect.

Rei Two-Piece Set

$195

Her Line

This wrap-style bikini is simply elegant.

Arianna Ribbed One Piece Swimsuit

$195

Onia

At once sporty and minimal thanks to its matte-coated hardware.

Isola Two Piece Swimsuit

$230

Pari Desai

This summer is all about the high-waist bikini. Wear this style as a halter or remove the straps for a bandeau look.

Agnes One Piece

$250

Beth Richards

This mesh panel is a chic reveal of skin.

Simone High Waist Two-Piece Set

$279

Galamaar

Ethical swimwear brand, Galamaar’s ethos is rooted in simplicity and sustainability. What’s not to love?

Bond One Piece

$245

Jade Swim

This one piece is minimal with a skosh of femininity.

One-shoulder swimwear is having a major moment.

The Sutton Top, Series The Label $175

The Mott Bottom, Series The Label $130

Luna Maillot

$325

Miné Mediterranean

Like we said, one shoulder, or bust.