Our Mission

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At AKOYA, we’ve made it our mission to provide extraordinary swimwear for extraordinary women. Our high standards in craftsmanship is not mere luxury, but a fundamental foundation at AKOYA. Founded by women, for women, every detail is designed for every body in mind. Enhance your natural curves with comfort and confidence.

Here at Akoya swimwear, we strive to make an impact — or rather, make less of a negative impact on our society and world. We do this in a few different ways, from designing a line of curve-enhancing suits for all shapes and sizes, to carefully planning our manufacturing processes so they lessen our carbon footprint, particularly in the realm of water pollution. After all, our work and lives revolve around the ocean, and we’d like to do our part to preserve it as best as we can.

Our Founder

Provoked by a snag in today’s swimwear industry, where body issues are exemplified for media engagement, sizes are carelessly categorized for mass consumption, and quality and craftsmanship are abandoned for profit, Olivia Bickerstaff sets herself for a mission to lead the swimwear industry towards a brighter future through AKOYA’S thoughtful and wholesome designs.

Signature Fabrics

When choosing our fabrics, we have high standards in quality and sustainability. All of our fabrics are made in Italy, with the most up to date qualifications and certifications.Shop fabrics.

Riviera

Why we love it:
Not only does it feel like silk to touch, but our Riviera is resistant to chlorine and UV (UPF 50+), as well as sun cream and oil. Ultra-light, with a two- way stretch for the perfect fit.

Siviglia

Why we love it:
Its featherweight, and ultra soft, the two-way stretch has amazing recovery power for longevity and ensuring the best fits. It feels like nothing.

Signature Slim Mesh

Why we love it:
With maximum stretch and compression qualities, we line our swimsuits with our Signature Slim Mesh, smoothing out curve lines, and eliminating bulging. Total game changer.

Ethics and Values

Customer Focused

Our first priority is our customer. Customer feedback is a key determining factor in R/D and product decisions. We’d love to hear your feedback!

 

Quality, Innovation and Design

Heavily focused on the design and quality of our swimsuits. We have access to innovative design technologies and new fabrics guaranteeing you superior quality in every piece.

Responsibility

We are driven to do things without harming the planet, as well as fair working standards to all those involved in creating Akoya Swimwear. Tested for harmful

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