20 Black Swimsuits From Under-The-Radar Swimwear Brands


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



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



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


Lonely Label

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

Twist Sexie Rashie


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


Alpine Butterfly

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

Jaim One Piece


Nu Swim

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

Lowe Plunge Neck One Piece


La Porte

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

Rei Two-Piece Set


Her Line

This wrap-style bikini is simply elegant.

Arianna Ribbed One Piece Swimsuit



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

Isola Two Piece Swimsuit


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


Beth Richards

This mesh panel is a chic reveal of skin.

Simone High Waist Two-Piece Set



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

Bond One Piece


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


Miné Mediterranean

Like we said, one shoulder, or bust.