Cindi Lauper was right. Girls just want to have fun! And so they should. Childhood – for our girls and boys – should be as full of feel-good fun as possible. During the warmer months in Australia, that feel-good fun likely includes being in the water, making a pair of good quality girls swimwear a wardrobe essential.
At Bon+Co, we believe that your girl deserves to wear a pair of girls swimwear that she feels truly comfortable, safe, and fabulous in. We believe that you both deserve more diverse choices outside the commonly licensed character prints and patterns mass produced onto standard girls swimwear designs. You know the ones. They’re in your local department store. They all have a similar look. They all have a similar style.
Your girl is unique. And we believe that she deserves to choose from a more diverse range of girls swimwear. We hope that within the exclusive girls swimwear pieces we’ve crafted for the Bon+Co collection, she might find something that reflects her unique spirit and helps her feel good from the inside out.
What’s so feel-good about Bon+Co girls swimwear?
First, there are the practical aspects of our girls swimwear. They don’t ride up. They won’t fall down. The fabrics we use are treated to offer the highest level of sun protection, with the world’s highest rating of UPF50+.
With 20+ years in the fashion design industry behind the founders of Bon+Co, practicality and functionality are always at the forefront of our minds when designing pieces for our range of girls swimwear. As parents of girls, we also get a little constructive feedback on our girls swimwear designs in-house, from representatives of the target market as well!
Then there’s the unseen feel-good factor of the fabric we use to make our girls swimwear. It’s called REPREVE® and it’s made from recycled plastic bottles. Recycled REPREVE® yarns are made using techniques that emit fewer greenhouse gasses, whilst conserving energy in the process.
Our girls generation is an extremely environmentally aware one. They know plastic is a major problem for our planet. They want to be part of the solution. Knowing that around 8 less plastic bottles are headed to landfill, and have instead been converted to something so wonderfully wearable, should add a big smile to your girl’s dial.
At Bon+Co, we choose to be part of a change in how the fashion industry operates by using REPREVE® fabric for our swimwear, wherever possible. As consumers, we hope you’ll support our choice and exercise your right to purchase more sustainable girls swimwear and clothing. Together, we can have a positive impact on the future of manufacturing practices, lessening the demand for new virgin plastic-derived fabrics.
So basically, our design process for girls swimwear works on adding feel-good factors from the inside, out. Sure, how the pieces look on the outside are important, sure, but they aren’t the most important element in our process. Our girls are smart. They know that beauty is more than surface deep, so we make sure that Bon+Co girls swimwear lives up to that expectation, by making sure that it feels good to wear and is better for the environment first.
Then we get to work on the REALLY fun part – making sure every piece looks fantastic from the outside too! 😊
Girls Azule Crop Bikini Set
All about the pretty prints on Bon+Co girls swimmers
Bon+Co is all about celebrating goodness and creating a sense of joy and optimism through creativity, colour and design.
We adore creating fun, fresh, original, and unique designs for our girls swimmers to help our girls express themselves and feel good!
All the pretty prints and patterns that you see on Bon+Co girls swimwear are exclusively designed in our Brisbane Bayside studio. They are hand painted and drawn. Our designer loves using watercolours and is inspired by exotic locations all around the world. The theme for our First Summer 2020 collection of girls swimwear is reminiscent of idyllic Summer holiday destinations, near and far. From tile patterns of the Mediterranean to the tropical beachers of Hawaii, the colours in our designs are bright, the movement is energetic and the mood is joyful.
The printing method we use for our girls swimwear fabrics is called Sublimation Printing. A digital artwork file is printed onto paper using high quality sublimation inks, known for their excellent colour performance. The paper is then fed into a large heat press alongside the prepared fabric. Intense heat causes the inks to penetrate the fabric. Once dry from the Sublimation Printing process, the fabric is ready to be made into an amazing pair of girls swimwear!
We love the Sublimation Printing process because it ensures our lovely prints and patterns are as colourfast as possible, keeping your girls swimwear looking good for longer. Of course, taking proper care of swimwear – making sure it is rinsed in fresh clean water after every use and hung in the shade to dry – is still essential to protect the fabric from the effects of chlorine and saltwater.
Girls Kiki Long Sleeve 1 Piece Swimsuit with Frill
Browse the Bon+Co girls swimwear collection today!
Bon+Co girls swimwear is a fun, functional, feel-good choice.
Available in sizes 8-16, our girls swimwear range includes crop bikini, bandeau bikini, flounce frill bikini and long sleeve one piece styles.
And just in case you needed one more feel-good factor to add to the already impressive ‘Pro Bon+Co’ list, $1 from every sale of girls swimwear at Bon+Co is donated to headspace.org.au, to help make a difference for young Australians who are going through a tough time.
Wishing you a season full of feel-good fun under the Aussie sun!
Shop Bon+Co girls swimwear here, or see here for Boys Swimwear.