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Here at Artesands, we are all about the curve!

Artesands is a swimwear brand for curvy girls, driven by passion, persistence, and a deep commitment to normalizing the female body. As a team, we are dedicated to breaking down the stereotypical ideals promoted by the swimwear industry.

We understand every body is uniquely different and beautiful in its own right and we just want to help women to feel more comfortable in their own skin. We like to say enhance where desired and support where required

We were being told that curvy women love their bodies, but that the swimwear industry at large wasn’t offering them what they needed – in other words, good quality, gorgeous and supportive swimwear that would enhance their shape and allow them to enjoy the sun and water during the warmer months

Plus size swimwear

It's about time we recognize that bodies come in all shapes and sizes, and everyone deserves to feel comfortable and confident at the beach or pool. Whether you're looking for a high waisted bikini, a colourful one piece, or a fun cover up, we’re here for you! It’s time to embrace our bodies and curves and dive into summer with style!

How do we make our plus size swimsuits

All of our sizing labels include a plus (+) symbol, meaning ‘plus a little bit more’ this helps our plus size swimwear to be the best fit for your curves. It’s based on measuring true ‘plus size’ women and not fashion models. This means a bit more room through the mid section and hips and a bit more fabric at the top of the back and underarms. This ‘plus a little bit’ ensures the plus size swimwear sits smoothly on the body and does not dig in or create bulges.

From our designer

Once a woman finds the shape that plus size swimsuit to fit her curves, she comes back to buy the new print in that style every season. She knows if she is a Delacroix, a Cezanne or perhaps a Botticelli. We believe the body is a work of art and women should feel free to express themselves creatively by what they wear. We have ‘Art’ in our name, as art is what we love. There’s a feeling of awe and inspiration that comes with looking at beautiful artworks and we try to draw on that feeling. We believe you are the artist in your life, so don’t hand the paint brush to anyone else!

Sustainable plus size swimwear

Our commitment is not just to our beautiful curvy girls, but also to our beautiful curvy planet! We prioritize sustainability as a key value of our brand and actively support various initiatives aimed at giving back to Mother Earth and making a positive impact.

We try to be kind to the environment too; The designs in their sustainable range are printed on quality and comfortable recycled nylon fabrication. Swimsuits made from 100% recycled nylon from post-consumer waste – that’s a big tick!

In a nutshell, we take a sustainable and ethical approach in the manufacture, design and materials of their swimwear. This, in turn, maximises the benefits to the consumer and society at large, while simultaneously minimising their impact on the environment.

We have also paired up with Upparel to help tackle the amount of textile waste and i=change which donates $1 from every sale to a charity of your choice!

What is plus size swimwear?

Here at Artesands our goal is to produce luxury swimwear to empower women. We are filled with passion, commitment and persistence in a quest to normalise the female body in all it’s beautiful forms.

Enjoy the summer in our plus size swimwear

Our philosophy for our plus size swimwear celebrates curves, not six packs and thigh gaps. Our goal is to enhance and support every woman's body so that she feels confident and comfortable around water. We have created curve fit and plus size swimsuits that are carefully designed to provide the best support where it's needed and a great fit overall. We believe that every woman deserves to feel confident and comfortable in her own skin, and we're here to make sure that happens when she's enjoying the water.

Find your perfect plus size swimwear today!

Our vision is to help all women LOVE their bodies and feel comfortable in their own skin.
All of our women’s curve fit women’s swimwear is available in plus sizes US 8 - US 24 and sizes AUST 12 - AUST 28, and One Size!