OUR CLASSIC BLACK COLLECTION

They say everyone needs a little black dress, we believe every wardrobe needs a black swimsuit. We've got quite the black swimwear collection so we wanted to share some of our favorites with you! Whether you are curvy, active, in need of extra coverage, sun smart swimwear, pregnancy, breastfeeding, a fan of bikins, tankinis or one pieces we think there's something in our swimwear collection for every body.

Bikini staples

Full Cup

  • Adjustable straps
  • Removable cups
  • Plunging neckline
  • Sizes 28F - 40HH

BRArchitects notes: This is a great staple bikini top, looks good, supportive and will feel just as good as your favorite bra!

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Black Full Cup bikini top
Black Basic Brief

Basic Brief

  • Staple bikini bottom
  • Mid coverage
  • Moderately low rise
  • Sizes US 4 - US 14

BRArchitects notes: Small fit, I suggest sizing up in this style.

Straps optional

Bandeau

  • Removable/adjustable straps
  • Foam padding for shape
  • Floating underwire
  • Sizes 30D - 36G

BRArchitects notes: True to size. Great option for a fuller bust. Can be worn as a black strapless bra ;). Option for breastfeeding.

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Black Bandeau Bikini Top 
Black Balconette Bikini Top

Balconette

  • Removable/adjustable straps
  • Foam padding for shape
  • Good coverage
  • Underwire for support
  • Sizes 30D - 38H

BRArchitects notes: Small fit with narrow cups. I recommend going up a cup in this particular style. Great strapless option as it is still very supportive without the straps. Can be used as a black strapless bra ;). Option for breastfeeding.

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For the active

High Neck Top

  • Adjustable straps
  • Straps can be worn crossed over
  • Hidden underwire
  • High neckline

BRArchitects notes: I love this style for something different. Wear the straps crossed over for extra support. Check out our size chart for size conversion.

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Black High Neck Bikini Top
Black Underwire Halter Bikini Top

Underwire Halter

  • Great coverage
  • Very supportive
  • Tie neck
  • Removable cups
  • Sizes 30D - 40HH

BRArchitects notes: The key to easing neck pressure from halters is wearing your bikini very firm in the band. This is a great style for pregnancy as this bikini has capacity for growth.

For the One Piece lover

Balconette One Piece

  • Removable/adjustable straps
  • Foam padding for shape
  • Underwire for support
  • Sizes 32D - 38E

BRArchitects notes: Small fit in the cup. I recommend going up a cup in this particular style. Our bestselling one piece every season.

Black Balconette One Piece
Black Cap Sleeve One Piece

Cap Sleeve One Piece

  • New style
  • Hidden underwire
  • Back and neck clasp
  • Cap sleeves
  • High neck

BRArchitects notes: Can be worn beach to bar, just pull on some denim shorts and you’re ready! Great if you don’t want your chest to get too much sun!

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For the sun smart

Rash Guard

  • UPF 50
  • Long sleeves
  • Full front zipper
  • Sizes US 4 - US 16

BRArchitects notes: Great for covering up when you've had too much sun. Ideal to wear over your bikini for kids swimming lessons. Get your dress size.

Black Rash Guard
Black Cap Sleeve One Piece

Cap Sleeve One Piece

  • New style
  • Hidden underwire
  • Back and neck clasp
  • Cap sleeves
  • High neck

BRArchitects notes: Can be worn beach to bar, just pull on some denim shorts and you’re ready! Great if you don’t want your chest to get too much sun!

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For the coverage

 Full Brief

  • Good coverage
  • Tummy control
  • Fold over band for high waisted option
  • Sizes US 4 - US 18

BRArchitects notes: Our bestselling brief each summer. Can be worn with the band up or down for two different looks. Great for postpartum support.

Black Full Brief
Black High Waisted Brief

High Waisted Brief

  • High waisted for shape
  • Full coverage
  • Tummy control/support
  • Sizes US 4 - US 18

BRArchitects notes: If you're in between sizes, size down for that extra shape on your waist. Another great option for postpartum swimwear.

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Tankini

  • Tank top for tummy coverage
  • Removable/adjustable straps
  • Foam padding for shape
  • Underwire for support
  • Sizes 32D - 38E

BRArchitects notes: Small fit in the cup. I recommend going up a cup in this particular style.

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Black Tankini Top

For the cheeky​

Black Hipster Tie Bikini Bottoms 

Hipster Tie

  • Low rise
  • Cheeky cut
  • Tie side
  • Sizes US 4 - US 14

BRArchitects notes: Great option for pregnancy as the tie sides allow for growth.

Hipster Brief

  • Low rise
  • Cheeky cut
  • Side band detail
  • Sizes US 4 - US 14

BRArchitects notes: This style can be worn on the hip or high up on the waist for a different look.

Black Hipster Brief


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