Gabrielle Swimwear is a designer swimwear label based in Cape Town, with a strong focus on sustainability and 'slow-fashion'. We are renowned for our exclusive prints showing off the immense, natural beauty of South Africa.
We provide quality, ethically produced suits in a range of styles, which are sold as separates for you to find your perfect fit.
All fabric, trims, printing and production is locally sourced, supporting fair trade and the lycra used is certified by Reach and Okea-tex. The latest collection and all future pieces are made up using REPREVE fabric, which is 82% recycled plastic bottles cleaned up along coastlines.
With a strong focus on sustainability, the environmental impact is considered from start to finish, including the selection of materials, quality, production and packaging.
Gabrielle Swimwear's clientele are women of contemporary style, who appreciate quality made goods, timeless beauty and effortless class .
“ I believe in slow fashion. Quality goods that have been ethically produced and show off the beauty and diversity of South Africa’s natural environment. I want to bring awareness to the general consumer and help put South Africa on the map for swimwear fashion”
- Gabrielle Kool, managing director and designer
The new collections are made with our very own, exclusively designed prints, using top quality lycra fabric:
- YORI POLY: 190/200gm/m2, 82% Poly 18% Spandex.
- Highly breathable, moisture wicking & fast drying.
- Chlorine resistant thanks to Creora highclo by Hyosung.
- Certified by Reach and OKEA-TEX.
- UPF 50+