Best of Ecouterre: 7 Eco-Friendly Swimsuits for Summer

Fables by Barrie

+ Cast off with a nautically notioned bathing suit, handmade in California for your inner bombshell.

+ This abstract floral bikini from ASOS Africa creates jobs for underprivileged communities in Kenya.

+ Handy corset-like side ties make adjusting CurleeBikini's one-piece a cinch even if you go up or down a size.

+ For every bold blue two-piece that H&M; sells, a portion of proceeds will go to WaterAid's life-saving sanitation projects. + Cover up with this heather-gray coverall by Bodkin, manufactured in New York City from deadstock fabrics.

+ Hang ten with the boys in Turk + Taylor's organic-cotton board short, redesigned to more womanly proportions.

+ Do you holiday in the Hamptons? Is your last name Kennedy? Here's an American-made board short that's sure to please.

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