With summer soon approaching, swimwear season is almost here. With elegant one pieces, comic strip inspired wear and timeless beach shorts, the heart of the city has a diverse range of swimwear catering to every style.

Best for... the whole family

H&M | 1/21 Queen St

H&M has an affordable option for the whole family. From pastel to striped shorts in the men’s section and frilled bikinis to elegant one pieces in the women’s corner, H&M is the one stop shop for all things swimwear.

Smith & Caughey’s | 253-261 Queen St

Smith & Caughey’s extensive range features tailored sophisticated one-pieces for women and exotic Derek Rose prints for men. Check out the Munster Kids collection for bright and playful patterns for the kids.

Best for... the latest trend

Farmers | 201 Queen St

With a wealth of options at your feet, you can leave Farmer’s summer ready. Choose from practical tones for him as well as bold prints to amp up the fun.

Huffer | 12 Customs St East

Home to innovative street wear, Huffer’s summer swimwear collection boats vibrant colours and two toned styles. Featuring a wide range of swim shorts, Huffer also stocks swim bags that are great for beach outings.

Best for... classic pieces

Moochi | 14 Vulcan Lane

Moochi’s swim collection is iconic for its classic and sleek silhouettes. Feminine and alluring, the timeless pieces flatter every figure.

Best for... summer accessories

Bright Tui Tote Bag, $29 | The Vault, 101 Chancery Square

Designed by Auckland artist and photographer, Reuben Price, the Tui Tote is the perfect accessory that will brighten your outfit from The Vault. Take it to the beach, supermarket or library, the tote is a versatile statement piece for this summer.

Dancehall Bucket Hat, $89 | Kate Sylvester, 58 Tyler St

Featuring contrast stitching around the brim, Kate Sylvester’s Dancehall Bucket Hat is ideal for a stylish summer look. Available in Grass Green, Orange and Black, there’s a colour for every wardrobe.

HFR Swim Bag , $49.90 | Huffer, 12 Customs St East

Huffer’s classic Swim Bag is equipped with drawstrings and quick-dry material to ensure you’re ready to go after a dip. The bag is the perfect size to house everything ‘swim’ from towels to shorts.

Last updated: 25 June 2019