The luxury swimwear brand was spotted on the runway during Miami Swim Week 2022!

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Image Credit: John Parra/Getty Images (Navy Ray at Miami Swim Week 2022, SI Show)

Luxury- and local!- swimwear brand, Navy Ray was spotted in the Sports Illustrated (SI) Swimwear show at this year’s Miami Swim Week.

HOLR is breaking down the hottest swimwear brand of the season, plus getting the inside scoop on the brand’s environmental commitment from founder, Lina Shek, below!

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Image Credit: Sports Illustrated – Leyna Bloom in Amalfi Suit (Leyna Bloom was photographed in Belize by Yu Tsai)

About NAVY RAY Swimwear

Founded and designed by fashion model Lina Shek, Navy Ray is a luxury swimwear brand that combines feminine designs with sustainable innovation. The brand’s goal is to help women feel beautiful and confident while maintaining the commitment to a positive impact on our environment.

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Image Credit: Navy Ray Swimwear collaboration with RW&Co – photographed by Alex Shek in the Bahamas

Environmental commitment

All of the brand’s swimwear fabric is made with 78% ECONYL® regenerated nylon. In utilizing fiber made from pre and post-consumer waste -such as fishing nets, fabric scraps, and carpet fluff- Navy Ray slows down the production of new plastic.

In addition, ECONYL® regenerated nylon has the same qualities as regular nylon. However, it can be recycled, recreated, and remolded over and over again.

In keeping the process local, all Navy Ray pieces are designed and manufactured in Toronto, Canada. Using local workers allows the brand to be involved in the entire production process from start to finish. It also helps to ensure that there’s the least possible waste in materials. As a result, Navy Ray uses Certified Home Compostable bags that biodegrade safely in a backyard compost within 180 days.

In detailing the brand’s environmental commitment, Lina said:

“With the “Navy Ray” brand, I aim not only to reduce the impact but also to use the brand’s voice to raise awareness for the beauty and fragility of our oceans.  We donate 3% of our profits to “Parley for the Oceans” an environmental organization and global collaboration network. ”

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Image Credit: Sports Illustrated Olivia Ponton in Zanzibar Suit (Olivia Ponton photographed by James Macari in Montenegro)

Spotted at Miami Swim Week 2022

The brand was recently spotted on the runway at Miami Swim Week 2022, in which the chic black suit was modeled down the runway at the SI Show.

HOLR’s top picks

Navy Ray has so many incredible styles and cuts to choose from but we’re sharing some of our top picks for the summer season below!

Maui Candy Skies – This figure-flattering one-piece suit comes in the perfect shade of candy pink for summer! The belted waist ensures a figure-hugging fit!

Capri Top Cherry + Florence Bottom Cherry – This fire-hot set is a must-have for summer! The bold colourway and pattern are sure to make you stand out at the beach or pool.

Kamari Bottom Latte + Lahaina Top Latte – This neutral set is perfect for your next vacay getaway! Featuring a two-tone design you’ll love this co-ord swimsuit for summer!

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Image Credit: Sports Illustrated SISWIMSUIT 2022 shoot – Josephine Skriver in custom-made crochet suit (Josephine Skriver photographed by James Macari in Montenegro)

Be sure to check out the brand here for more information and to shop your favourite styles!

Published by HOLR Magazine.

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