Looking to stock up on a new look this summer? We have you covered with our guide on where to buy swimwear in Hong Kong and online.
We’ve rounded up the best swimwear stores in Hong Kong and online that are bound to have something that will make you feel your best. Whether you’re planning to bask in the sun on the beach, hit the water for a couple of laps, or just sip on cocktails by the pool, these stores will have whatever you need for the occasion. From bold bikinis to classic one-pieces, you’re sure to find a suit to suit your style…
Gourami (previously known as Swim & Fitness) has multiple stores across the city, and is sure to have everything you need to get set for the beach – including swimwear, beachwear, goggles and more – all at reasonable prices. We’re fans of its own branded swimwear, which manages to look glam while also being practical.
If you’re on the hunt for simple, comfortable and flattering swimwear styles, check out COS this season. We love the selection of colourful bikinis and one pieces – ideal for jumping off endless junks in summer.
This luxury swimwear is stylish and comfortable, with bikini tops comig in various styles (including full cup, padded and push up). For swimsuits, pick from underwired, boat neck, low plunge and control. We recommend visiting one of its stores so that you can take advantage of its expert fitting and styling services. The piece may be an investment, but you can rest assured you’re getting top quality swimwear that will last you for years to come!
This chic local brand offers a gorgeous selection of swimwear that’s inspired by bohemian vibes. Full of striking prints that have been designed by Tasha Cotton, Mer Culture not only stocks women’s swimwear, but also offers a range of men’s trunks, wooden sunglasses and gorgeous semi-precious gemstone jewellery. Shop online or in store at the Hollywood Road boutique.
Oysho is a playful, modern brand featuring lush lingerie and loungewear. The Spanish clothing retailer specialises in women’s undergarments and homeware, but we especially love its collection of swimwear. Expect colourful suits and fun patterns in a range of flattering styles.
Oysho, B213 – 214, Times Square, 1 Matheson Square, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
This Italian brand stocks a range of colourful bikinis and one pieces in unique designs, made from the highest quality materials, so you’re sure to find a perfect fit. Along with fun seasonal designs colours and prints, Calzedonia also stocks a range of staple colours and styles – with everything from briefs, Brazilian cut bottoms, swimming shorts and bikini bottoms, to tops in styles such as bandeaus, padded balconettes, triangles, push-ups and more.
With bikinis and swimsuits ranging between $50 and $400, there’s always a bargain to be found at H&M. The wide and varied collection of swimwear features everything from trend-led pieces, to bright coloured and patterned bikinis and sets, along with stylish classics. The collection also includes a ton of light bohemian-style dresses to throw on over your new swimsuit.
Marie France has been living and working in Hong Kong since the 90s, but her store is sure to be your one-stop shop if you have glam summer plans in mind. The luxury resort-wear boasts a wide variety of silk printed kaftans, tunics and fashionable swimwear (specialising in metallics).
If you’re looking for some serious swimwear that can stand up to an outdoor workout, check out Escapade Sports. Whether you’re out to catch a ride on your board, or just braving the waves for a swim, Escapade is a great port of call for activity-based swimwear and wetsuits from brands like ORCA, Blueseventy, TRX and Zoggs. Escapade Sports and Leisure also carries the likes of Seafolly, Brooks Heritage and Tom & Tedd for more casual swimmer.
Lingerie specialist Agent Provocateur is taking charge and changing up the seasonal trends to bring you a bold swimwear style. Head here for cutout swimsuits and colourful bikinis for a modern take on your summer swimwear.
If you’re after the latest looks then Topshop is a go-to. The Central store mainly carries bikinis as separates – perfect for mixing and matching! The online shop has a much wider range of styles and patterns, as well as accessories to match.
On the hunt for flirty and feminine swimwear that won’t break the bank? Rush over to Cotton On. With tons of options (sold separately, so you can choose what you like and find the right size!) at affordable prices, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Most of the swimwear comes in under $250, with a great selection of on-trend prints, colours and styles available.
Trendsetting, bold and effortless, Eres has been a favourite in the swimwear world for over 50 years. Since becoming part of the Chanel group in 1996, Eres has offered gorgeous and intricate lingerie, plus a constantly updated collection of modern swimsuits. The designers combine quality fabric, detailed elements and flattering cuts to create cutting-edge new designs.
If you’ve been missing the sunshine down under, then head to Ozzie Cozzie for the next best thing – Aussie and NZ beachwear! The personal service and wide selection on offer is the reason it has so many repeat customers. There is something here for the whole family as it not only has items for ladies (with a range of sizes from 8 – 20 AU/UK and Booster A cups to underwired DD/E cups!), but also carries stock for men, boys and girls. With popular brands such as Seafolly, Moontide and Sunseeker, you’re sure to find something that you like.
A longtime favourite of every generation, British stalwart Marks & Spencer has something for everyone. M&S is particularly good for one-piece swimsuits, in both classic and bold designs. It also offers swimwear with “Secret Slimming” tummy control innovation (that’s conveniently built into many of its designs). Note that only the larger M&S stores stock the full swimwear collection.
SHEER, Hong Kong’s premier lingerie and swimwear store, offers more than 35 designer labels – so all you have to do is take your pick! Known for its hand-picked luxurious fabrics sourced in Italy and Spain. This London-based resort label offers fun, colourful, head-turning pieces with vibrant prints and flattering silhouettes.
We may be miles from Ipanema, but you can still achieve that elegant and sexy Brazilian beach look by slipping on one of these gorgeous bikinis! MAMÉDIO swimsuits are meticulously made with high quality, luxurious, silky soft fabric that will flatter your curves, hug your body in all the right places and make you look (and feel) as gorgeous as ever. Using exclusive, handcrafted prints and gold-plated details, these suits will be your go-to beachwear every time. Best of all, they are made in Brazil following sustainable and ethical responsible manufacturing principles. Win win.
Started by two best friends, this HK-based brand brings us a whole range of fashion-forward one-pieces. Expect flattering silhouettes, cheeky cutouts and reasonable prices (starting at $270 for a full swimsuit). “Born from a life-long love affair with fashion and an obsession with the ocean” this modern brand is worth keeping on your radar!
Black Coral, www.blackcoralxo.com
Net-A-Porter needs no introduction – we swoon over pieces on the site. Luxury labels include finds from Stella McCartney, Eres and Melissa Odabash. Another plus is that next business day delivery costs only $50.
With free delivery to Hong Kong (for orders over $270) and a huge range of choices, it doesn’t get better than ASOS. There are countless styles on offer, available at every price point. Aside from the usual brands (including Bershka, Pull & Bear, River Island, New Look and Reclaimed Vintage), be sure to check out the ASOS own brand options which provide mix and match pieces in every colour, print and style imaginable. For bigger cup sizes, take a look at the +DD selections and ASOS Curve collection.
Specialising in luxury swimwear and beachwear, Melissa Odabash is designed by one fashionable jet-setter. The pieces are timeless and made from high quality fabrics, ensuring that you’ll look stunning on the beach or by the pool. We love this yellow one-piece.
Melissa Odabash, www.odabash.com
The store may be gone from CWB, but don’t let that deter you from snapping up a new bikini from Forever 21! Cheap and cheerful, the brand is a staple for on-trend swimwear that won’t cost an arm and a leg.
Forever 21, www.forever21.com
J.Crew is all about a cool, casual style. For a large selection of chic one-piece suits, bikinis and board shorts, it’s definitely worth checking out. Maintaining its reputation as the go-to brand for effortlessly stylish clothes, its swimwear will have you looking summer-ready in no time. The suits this summer come in a wide range of great patterns. If you’re heading out for some water sports, you might find yourself adding this pink floral rash guard to your basket.
With free worldwide shipping on orders over US$100, and most orders arriving within a week, Shopbop is a hassle free option for swimwear shopping. Log on now to make your purchase from brands including celeb faves: We Are Handsome, Heidi Klein, Mara Hoffmann and Tyler Rose Swimwear. You can also get in on swimwear items from many of its signature international brands, including Madewell, Marc Jacobs, Rachel Pally and Tory Burch.
Triangl’s itsy bitsy bikinis are sure to have you standing out from the crowd. Whether you’re after on trend prints, or bold and bright separates, it’s a firm summer favourite for a reason.
Featuring simple and bright one and two-pieces, Sukigi Swim is perfect for those who are after a clean look. This Black Pearl one-piece is a favourite of ours and is definitely a swimsuit that you can dive off junks and run along the beach in – perfect if you’re planning an active holiday.
Sukigi Swim, www.sukigiswim.com
Figleaves has built up a rep for being one of the biggest one-stop online shops for all things lingerie and swimwear. It stocks all the international staples such as Freya, Fantasie, Panache, Seafolly, Pour Moi? and Figleaves swimwear. International shipping costs about $60 with orders delivered within five to 10 working days. Also, did we mention that loads of these fun and supportive styles come in sizes up to a GG-cup – a great option for those who find it difficult to find their size!
Not only does Nordstrom’s online site stock a huge selection of labels such as Onia, Solid & Striped and Tory Burch, but it also has more affordable brands such as Topshop, J.Crew and Madewell.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on 26 May, 2016 and was last updated by Tania Shroff on 11 June, 2020.
Featured image artwork by Sassy Media Group using images from H&M, Sheer, Instagram @anthe126 via @topshop_hk and Unsplash. Image 1 courtesy of Rigby & Peller, image 2 courtesy of Mer Culture, image 3 courtesy of Calzedonia via Instagram, image 4 courtesy of Topshop via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of Mamedio, image 6 courtesy of ASOS via Instagram, image 7 courtesy of J Crew via Instagram, image 8 courtesy of Triangl via Instagram,