Manakai Swimwear – Jasmine Top and Sweet Basil Bottoms
A classic triangle bikini top with multiple strings providing a comfortable fit around the neck and macrame straps ensure a unique design. It features dual soft spaghetti straps and double supportive elastic ties around the bust with brass rivet detailing. These cute bikini bottoms come with a front panel that has gathered fabric on each side and a “key-hole” at the back along with a ruched backside giving some nice support and a little lift.
Made in the USA from recycled, sustainable fabric and fully reversible.
Kelly Chapman and Anna Lieding are the conscious co-founders behind Hawaiian base deco fashion brand Manakai Swimwear. Kelley has a passion for the ocean and marine conservation and has been based on the beautiful island of Maui for many years where she loves the island lifestyle and living in her bikini. With many years of experience in the swimwear industry, Kelley is utilising her self taught knowledge to grow Manakai Swimwear into something special with a vision of leading the high-end swimwear industry into adopting more sustainable practices. Anna was actually born in Maui so was fortunate to have grown up in the beautiful sunshine and close to nature. From a young age Anna developed an interest in Marine Science and went on to study in this area, a fan of sailing she has also worked on the high seas in addition to traveling the world and experiencing different cultures. Experiences Kelley and Anna have had stand them in a great position to grow Manakai Swimwear into a sustainable lifestyle brand to help empower women to feel good in their skin whilst raising awareness of ocean conservation.
Manakai Swimwear produced their eco conscious swimwear from sustainable techno-fabric created from recycled nylon. They work with top Italian companies Carvico and Econyl yarn to ensure the best quality fabric is used in they swimwear. Manufacturing takes place in the USA where workers are paid a fair wage and Manakai Swimwear proudly support their local economy ensuring valuable skills are kept viable and remain strong. Recycled materials used include industrial waste and fishnets, both Carvico and Econyl utilise top of the line environmentally certified and accredited technology in the manufacturing process. The same materials used in many of the new non-recycled swimsuits are used in Manakai Swimwear but without the detrimental environmental effects.
“We hope to serve as an inspiration and driving force for our community to pursue a more eco-friendly and socially conscious lifestyle. We are making a difference……..one bikini at a time”
Kelley and Anna, Manakai Swimwear
To see more stylish sustainable swimwear, please visit – www.manakaiswimwear.com