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    17 Gorgeous Swimsuits By Black-Owned Brands

    Yaaaaaas, beach!

    It's officially time to start shopping for bathing suits, y'all!!! Whether you're looking for a one-piece or a bikini, or both to REALLY stunt on these ~beaches~, we got you. And they're all from black-owned businesses or black designers bc we cute AND woke, all summer '18.

    1. A printed halter one-piece with a sexy cutout.

    Get it from Nakimuli for $130 (available in sizes S-3X).

    2. A royal blue bikini with Swarovski crystals that'll make your melanin POP!

    Get it from Bare Babe Swim for $38 (available in sizes S-L).

    3. A retro high-cut one-piece bc yellow and melanin is always the move.

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    Get it from Andrea Iyamah $162.50 (available in sizes S-XL).

    4. A simple but sexy bralette top and cheeky bottom in cherry red.

    Get the top for $44 (available in sizes XS-L) and bottom for $34 (available in sizes XS-L) from Kit10 Swim.

    5. A Ghanaian-inspired one-piece with a plunging neckline.

    Get it from Ashanti Swimwear for $81.29 (available in sizes S-XL).

    6. A ruffle polkadot bikini top and high-waist bottom.

    Get the top for $68 (available in sizes XS-3X) and the bottom for $58 (available in sizes XS-3X) from Rue 107.

    7. A roaring cheetah print swimsuit with a front zip and thong bottom.

    Get it from Pink Plastic for $60 (available in sizes S-L).

    8. A gorgeous detailed print one-piece with mesh and cutouts.

    Get it from B Fyne for $205.99 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    9. An electric blue number that's one piece of fabric away from being a bikini.

    Get it from Mint Swim for $49 (available in sizes S-L and three colors).

    10. A long sleeve neon ruffle top and an embellished bottom to really stand out!

    11. A bright geometric high-waist bikini that moves when you move.

    12. A holographic triangle top and bottom that'll catch the light just right for all your Boomerangs.

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    Get them from Matte for $35 (top, bottom) each (available in sizes XS-L).

    13. A hand-painted swimsuit that's made to order so every piece is a little special.

    Get it from These Pink Lips for $150 (available in sizes S-L).

    14. A tangerine top and bottom with extra long strings to tie as you wish.

    15. A multi-colored one piece serving serious '80s vibes.

    Get it from Kloset Envy for $82 (available in sizes XS-L).

    16. A celebration of melanin that doubles as a swimsuit and bodysuit.

    Get it from Adorned By Chi for $45 (available in sizes XS-3XL).

    17. A lingerie-inspired swimsuit that's curve-hugging and sexy AF!!!