Finding the right swimsuit for spring and summer can be difficult, especially when you have to search through dozens of brands to find the perfect piece. Not to worry, MOYO AFRIKA has got your back. Below is a list of Black-Owned swimwear brands you should know and support this summer


Andrea Iyamah

Best Andrea Iyamah Swimsuits | 2020 | POPSUGAR Fashion

Founded by Nigerian fashion designer Dumebi Iyamah in 2011, luxury label Andrea Iyamah has been offering up colorful and expertly crafted resort wear inspired by the designer’s African heritage. In 2013, Iyamah ventured into swimwear, which she has been successfully manufacturing ever since.

Asherah Swimwear

Asherah Swimwear is a brand that was created for the woman who exudes confidence,” states the website. Designed and constructed in Dallas, Texas, quality and technical skill goes into every piece of swimwear, and their signature gold emblem is hand sewn on each piece for uniqueness.

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Keva J Swimwear

If you’re looking for a one-piece that will be the talk of the resort, Keva J, has over twenty different styles and colors to choose from that will flatter a range of body types.

Shop Keva J Swimwear here.


Castamira Swim


Castamira Swim is the brainchild of Jamaican supermodel Chantel Davis, who, after being fitted for swimsuits throughout her career, learned a thing or two about what styles and materials make a good swimsuit. The line, which focuses mainly on maillots, is designed with a woman’s body in mind, offering support where needed, as well as sensual cut-outs and scarce coverage for aesthetic.

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Designer, entrepreneur, and Nigerian-American, Buki Ade is changing the fashion industry through her culturally inclusive designs. According to the website, she was inspired to start BFyne after searching for a unique swimsuit while on vacation; there she realized the industry lacked creativity and representation of African designers. With bold, stunning patters and innovative designs, BFyne ensures you stand out in all the right ways.

Following a trip to her native country of Ethiopia, supermodel Liya Kebede was inspired by the talented artisans she encountered. Originally a ready-to-wear brand, LemLem has since expanded into swimwear, creating colorful styles, from high-waisted bikinis to stringy one-pieces.


For the Fearless, and Fabulous: Nakimuli SwimwearBrooklyn-based swimwear designer Tennille McMillan founded Nakimuli in 2009 as a way to celebrate women who like to experiment with their personal style. Since then, McMillan has garnered a star-studded client list that includes singer-songwriter Erykah Badu, Orange Is The New Black star Danielle Brooks, and America’s Next Top Model winner Eva Marcille.


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