Swimsuits for the family are a must this season as the sun is out, the weather is fine, and outdoor activities are a must to maintain our sanity. Whether you’re headed to the beach, your backyard pool, or planning for your much anticipated summer vacation, new swimsuits for the family are a necessity to getting everyone out of those winter clothes and soaking up some Vitamin D. There’s a good chance your kids have outgrown their suits, your husband’s suit is probably worn and has seen better days, and moms can always use an update in the swimsuit department to keep them comfortable and confident when heading out after a long, cold winter. This season we’ve rounded up some of the best brands for quality, durable kids swimwear, and versatile, comfortable adult swimwear to make sure there is a swimsuit everyone in your family will love.
The Best Swim Gear & Swimsuits for the Family 2020
It is springtime, the weather is warming, the days are gorgeous, and the kids are dying to get outdoors. Ready or not, it’s swimsuit season, a time of year when all women moms or not want to be classy, cute, and comfortable all in very little clothing. Whether you are planning to relax poolside, jump into the water for some snorkeling, or pull out the kayaks and paddleboards for a bit of adventure, no matter your style Garnet Hill is your one-stop shop for fun and functional swimwear for the family.
This season the one-piece swimsuit we love is the Garnet Hill Ruched Surplice V-Neck one-piece swimsuit. Simple and easy to slip on and go, there is no need for pulling, tugging and tucking in this comfortable and classic bathing suit. With full coverage for those of us active moms who need to stay covered while chasing toddlers or keeping up with adventurous teens, this suit will be your go-to for everyday wear. Featuring wide fixed straps and a surplice v-neckline, this ruched front suit is crafted of a silky soft UPF 50+ fabric, perfect for your day in the sea, sand, and sun.
If you prefer showing just a bit more skin, with the versatility of two pieces, then we love the Garnet Hill Ruched Surplice Tankini Top paired with the Garnet Hill Ruched Bikini Bottom. The tankini top is both flirty and feminine with its underwire support, lightly padded cups, and adjustable straps. This secretly slimming top pairs perfectly with your favorite bottom, from the classic bikini bottom to the swim skirt. Sporting a classic fit with a mid-rise waistband and good coverage in the back, we love that the Garnet Hill Ruched Bikini Bottoms show just the right amount of skin while still keeping you comfortable on the water.
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Once you’re out of the water, whether grabbing a drink at the tiki bar or soaking up under the sails, make sure to grab one of the ultra-soft, luxury coverups Garnet Hill has to offer. Perfect for grabbing lunch or even running errands on the way to and from the water, we love the Organic-Linen Jersey Embroidered Coverup. This boho-inspired coverup features flutter sleeves, a v-neck with tassels ties, and a relaxed and comfy fit falling to just above the knee. With its artisan embroidery and easy to wear style, throw on your favorite flip flops and be ready for anything. If an even more relaxed, less structured style is what you prefer, check out the Hat Attack Stella Coverup. This poncho style coverup is crafted of the finest Turkish cotton making it ultrasoft and super lightweight. Perfect for catching the breeze as you walk along the beach, this knee-length, neutral tone coverup pairs perfectly with any swimsuit. Check out the Garnet Hill swim shop for swimsuits for the family this season.
Garnet Hill Ruched Surplice V-Neck one-piece | Garnet Hill Ruched Surplice Tankini Top | Garnet Hill Ruched Bikini Bottom | Organic-Linen Jersey Embroidered Coverup | Hat Attack Stella Coverup
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Beach Candy is a 100% women-owned luxury swimwear brand. Their personalized, ready-to-wear swimsuits will make any woman feel fabulous, no matter her age, shape, or size. With both one-piece and mix and max two-piece options in all shapes, colors, and styles, Beach Candy makes sure every woman shines her brightest in a swimsuit. You can personalize most of Beach Candy’s swimsuits and put a little bling in your life by opting to add their signature Swarovski Crystals. Each piece is hand-beaded and hand-sewn at their headquarters in Southern California and has a limited lifetime warranty.
The ELLEN Push-Up Halter Top is a must-have this swimsuit season. With support for an A cup to an E cup, the ELLEN Push-Up Halter Top is Beach Candy’s best selling top to date. You will love the lift, support, and cleavage, not to mention the sexy lace-up back. This top is great for any size bust and comes in six gorgeous colors and patterns.
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Pair your ELLEN Push-Up Halter Top with Beach Candy’s sexy JENN Bikini Bottom. This seamless bottom features a sexy three-strap cut out at the hips and comes in four colors and patterns. It is available in both full coverage and in a Brazilian cut if you want to show off a little more cheek. Like with most of their bottoms, you can add a ‘scrunch’ down the center of the back of either coverage choice to give your booty a beautiful rounded look. Add a half scrunch if you are looking to add a little lift to the booty without being provocative or a full scrunch for an ultra-sexy curve.
Treat yourself with any of Beach Candy’s swimsuits and shine like the beach goddess you were meant to be.
One-pieces are the new two-pieces. Women young and old have been rocking one-piece bathing suits lately and looking and feeling good in them. The Voyager is a comfort fit swimsuit that you will love all summer long. The signature compression fabric leaves you feeling secure and confident when enjoying some fun in the sun and the low back and thin straps give this bathing suit the ultimate style. This bathing suit is available in multiple patterns but the leopard print is so trendy and definitely a fan-favorite.
Summersalt doesn’t just make beautiful swimwear, their loungewear and sleepwear are amazing too. The Perfect Wide Leg Pant has an elastic-waist and flowing legs that will give you an ideal fit and a stylish silhouette. Made from an innovative fabric, these pants are treated with what they call “The Shield” which provides sun protection, sweat-wicking, and fast-drying also making these a great cover-up option to wear over your bathing suit.
Who doesn’t love when dads and their sons find the perfect matching outfits to keep them looking handsome all season? When it comes to swimwear and lounging poolside, Tom & Teddy has styles for men and boys perfect for everything from the beach to the boardwalk. With tons of colors to love from solids to bold and bright patterns, their easy wear, lined swimsuits are just the right length and fit for a day of fun in the sun. They also have matching tees, rash guards, and polos so that there is no need to change when heading to lunch or around town after a day at the beach.
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This season we love the Classic Fit swimsuit with its drawstring waist, interior mesh lining, and side and back pockets in Dark Blue and Sky Octopus. Crafted of sun-safe UPF 50+ material this durable suit is both saltwater and chlorine safe making it a must-have, high-quality suit for those active men and boys in your life. When paired with the Solid Deep Blue Long Sleeve Rash Guard that also features UPF 50+ protection and a soft, comfy fit, he will be safe in the sun all day long. Both on and off the beach, the styles from Tom & Teddy will keep your big and little guys looking dapper and fresh this spring.
Spring and summer call for long days spent outdoors no matter where you live. Whether you are headed to the beach, the boat, or the rocky streams and rivers of the north, water shoes are a must for kids who love to explore the great outdoors. From the rocky swimming holes of Arizona to the reefs and beaches of the Florida Keys, high quality, durable, versatile water shoes are a worthwhile purchase to protect little toes and ensure a non-slip grip on all surfaces for all ages. Here with a new stylish sandal/water shoe for your explorer this spring and summer is Keen, a trusted footwear brand that has been developing healthy and sustainable footwear to keep you moving outdoors in all seasons.
This season we love the new Stingray Sandal for big and little kids, boys and girls. This second skin like water shoe provides extra protection and the ultimate non-slip grip for keeping kids safe on wet and slippery surfaces. With a quick-drying, abrasion, and water-resistant upper, these soft-topped shoes will mold to their foot’s natural shape keeping them comfortable and on the move, even in the water. Consciously created, anti-odor and machine washable, the new Stingray Sandals from Keen will keep your kids comfy, safe, and steady on their feet all spring and summer long.
If you follow body positive supermodel Ashley Graham on social media, chances are you are familiar with Swimsuits for All. The supermodel became the face of the brand in 2015 and has since launched a joint swimwear collection, Ashley Graham x Swimsuits For All. The fit on all of Swimsuits for All’s swimsuits is tested and sized on real people, so you can be sure when you order a swimsuit, you are getting a great fit. The size guide is spot on, so you do not have to worry about ordering a size or two up to get a suit that will actually fit you.
If you are looking for a new swimsuit that will leave you feeling like the sexiest woman on the beach this season, we recommend the Ashley Graham X Swimsuits for All Python Cut Out One-Piece Swimsuit. This gorgeous one-piece features a plunging neckline to give just the right amount a cleavage, soft, wire-free removable bra cups, and a functional lace-up side that lets you decide how much or how little you want to show off. It comes in this sexy python pattern or in a super trendy hot pink color called Rapture.
The brand’s belief is that people spend some of their most memorable times in a swimsuit, so by helping make those experiences better, happier, and accessible to anyone, they are making the world a better place to swim in. As soon as you put on this Python Cut Out One-Piece Swimsuit from Ashley Graham X Swimsuits for All, you will already be able to see the heads turning when you hit the beach in it.
Kortni Jeane is the perfect one-stop-shop for all your mix and match bathing suit styles this spring and summer. Their vibrant designs are colorful, playful and perfect for the whole family. Want to match with your mini or hubby on the beach this year? Kortni Jeane has you covered.
With endless possibilities and options, the Tied-Up Top is a great choice. This top provides full coverage and can be tied in several different ways giving it versatility based on your body type and style preference. If you are feeling spunky, choose a wild pattern like flower power or lemonade. For a more classic choice, Choose a solid color like cotton candy pink or light orange. High-Waisted Bottoms are all the craze this swimsuit season. Kortni Jeane’s bottoms are fully lined, providing ease of mind while swimming and hanging out on the beach. Feel confident this swimsuit season with Kortni Jeane.
Water play has never been more fun this Spring than with Cheeky Chickadee‘s fun, bright, and hand-drawn animal prints. This Australian brand offers one of a kind designs from Newborns to 8-year-olds, with matching items for Mom and Dad too!
We couldn’t get enough of Fruit Ants and Ice Cream Animals for our little boy – available in multiple styles. These pieces are lighter weight for quicker drying and with an inner brief lining and an adjustable drawstring (in the shorts), kids will love wearing these and matching with their family. We especially love that the shorts feature two front pockets with holes for water drainage, as well as at the back of the shorts to minimize bubbling. They are not only a comfy boardshorts that can be worn anytime but are also functional as swimming trunks.
For our girl, we couldn’t resist the Mermaids! Their back-zip swimmer features a high neckline for sun protection, pretty double frills at the side, elastic around the legs for a snug fit, and an extra-long zip down the back to make it easy to get in and out of.
There are so many cute, colorful and affordable designs to choose from; and these are pieces that your kids will not only enjoy at the beach, but they can play in the backyard, get dirty and their swimsuits can be washed back to the way they first looked without losing any color or shape along the way.
The sun is shining, the days are longer, and we are all longing to get outside. Teeny, weeny, baby bikinis from Snapper Rock are the cutest bathing suits on the market right now. They have everything you could want in swimwear for your little ones.
Do you have siblings? What sweeter way to celebrate the summer than with matching, watermelon bathing suits. These bathing suits scream summer with adorable bright red watermelons on top of a solid dark blue. Your little ones will bring all the sweetness to the pool this summer with The Slice of Life collection from Snapper Rock.
For your littlest ones, the Slice of Life Ruffle Set will bring that extra cuteness and extra sun protection. The red and white striped sear sucker top matched with ruffled watermelon bottoms is oh so sweet. The set also features UPF50+ protection to keep that baby skin safe this summer.
Finding matching suits for both boys and girls can be difficult. That is why we love the Slice of Life Boardies. The little man in your life will love the comfy board shorts. They feature an easy drawstring waist, quick-drying fabric, and overall adorableness.
For the older little girls, they will look so sweet in the Slice of Life Flounce Bikini. With the same adorable patterns as her siblings, this one offers reversible bottoms for extra flair. Adorable details like a flounce top and side tie waist make this suit a favorite this swimsuit season.
There are so many adorable suits from Snapper Rock it is hard to pick just one for your little ones. That is why we had to squeeze in just one more- the Watercolor Floral Skirt Swimsuit. This full swimsuit has a sweet ruffled skirt and open back tie for extra cuteness. It is made with UPF50+ protective material so you can feel comfortable about letting your little one have all the fun in the sun.
There is so much to love about Snapper Rock. Adorable patterns and fun prints combine to make cute swimsuits for the family you and your little ones will fall in love with this Summer.
Slice of Life Ruffle Set | Slice of Life Boardies | Slice of Life Flounce Bikini | Slice of Life Flounce Bikini | Watercolor Floral Skirt Swimsuit
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This spring and summer tie-dye is all the rage and with the Long Blue Beach Dress from Koy Resort you will be styling all season. Perfect for everything from a bathing suit coverup to a soft and flowing dress that will keep you dancing all night in the sand, this relaxed fit, v-neck maxi dress have you turning heads no matter where you go. With adjustable straps and pockets (yay!), the Blue Beach Dress is simple to throw on and go making it an absolute must-have as the days (and nights) warm up this spring and summer.
Pool days and sunshine are just around the corner. Instead of pulling out those ratty, worn-out swimsuits from last year, give your kids a summertime upgrade. Fun in the sun literally starts with…Fun. These super fun and colorful swimsuits sport some favorite and popular characters and movies. The Star Wars Girl’s Swimsuit is not only super adorable, but the polyester two-piece swimsuit also has UV sun protection, double-stitched seams (durability anyone?), and is fully lined. And if the Star Wars theme isn’t her best match, the Batgirl Toddler Swimsuit ought to do the trick. If being a superhero of the night matches your child’s personality, then go bat-crazy splashing and conquering the best pool games yet!
When it’s time to take a break and sunbathe like a mermaid without a care in the world, then give your little swimmer the Starfish Little Mermaid Hooded Towel. A simple and soft addition to your summer must-haves when it’s time to head to the beach. The inside pockets make it an easy wrap-around option to keep them snuggly-warm and dry whenever they need it. Plus, it’s just too crazy-cute to pass up. But if your little one has her head in the clouds and daydreams of far-off places, then she’s definitely a unicorn. The Hooded Jojo Unicorn Towel measures 24″x50″, allowing her to soar along the beach till her heart’s content. It’s a bright and fun way to enjoy summer no matter where her imagination takes her.
Be sure you don’t leave the wee little ones out of the summer fun. No more worrying about your baby slipping away out of your site while at the pool. Just swallow them whole in the safe and protected (and OMGoodness cute) Shark Little Canopy Float. Having an inflatable is not only having a peace of mind that your little one is safe, but it helps them stay in the water longer and interact with mom and dad and the rest of the kids. This blue toddler float can easily support up to 40 pounds and with the surplus of discounted pool floaties available, it’s a summertime easy pick.
Batgirl Toddler Swimsuit | Star Wars Girl’s Swimsuit | Starfish Little Mermaid Hooded Towel | Hooded Jojo Unicorn Towel | Shark Little Canopy Float
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While life may seem complicated and confusing right now, there is no better time to get out into the sunshine and spend a little time on the water for some real relaxation and rejuvenation. Spending time outdoors has been proven to lift out moods and heal our spirits, so this spring and summer plan for some time outside, even if it simply means kicking back in your backyard lounge chairs with a good book, a great swimsuit, a tropical drink, and a kiddie pool.
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