As the sun rises atop a ridge line or surfaces over the salty horizon, it brings with it the dawning of a new day, a new moment, a new reality. Soft shades of peaches and oranges color the canvas of life. And, in the warm fluorescence of morning’s golden glow, we’re invited to breathe in the creative potential of blossoming light.
"Hawaii-based Manakai makes its sexy, clean-lined swimsuits out of a 100% regenerated nylon called ECONYL, saving energy, water, and oil consumption and giving new life to old nylon."
~Lovely x Two
Manakai Swimwear finds international acclaim in the Netherland-based Passion Reporter online blog
"7 Eco-friendly & Ethical Swimwear brands that are making quite a splash this summer"
"SUSTAINABLE SWIMWEAR BRANDS ROCKING THE NEWEST SUMMER SILHOUETTES"
~Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi
"Sustainable is the New Sexy"
As Sitara Bird states in her blog featuring Manakai's ethical swimwear, "now that I know, I can't un-know."
"The Maui based company uses sustainable techno-fabric created from regenerated nylon—they’ve partnered with Carvico and Econyl® to ensure their materials are top-notch...
Many of us live in our swimwear year-round. We paddle great distances in our suits and find joy in discovering the one perfect style that hugs our curves without slipping. Unfortunately, there’s a blatant problem within the industry that produces these suits we love: making them isn’t eco-friendly. Most swimsuit material is petroleum-based which is bad for the environment. Swimsuits’ harsh dyes and chemical treatments are equally toxic for your skin. To fix that problem, simply do your homework as a responsible consumer and avoid these harmful products. —Shari Coble
Owners Kelley and Anna are grateful and humbled to be featured amongst some of the top swimwear brands in the world. Remember, "quality doesn’t have to be surrendered when doing good for the environment." Read more about Manakai Swimwear and other companies that are changing the face of the fashion industry and making environmentally friendly swimwear choices available for women worldwide.