E.Macbean is a high-end UK swimwear brand launched in 2020, a creative collaboration between Andrew and Eleanor Ibi. The E.MACBEAN ethos is one of slow, considered, sustainable swimwear; made for a diverse, fearless, and culturally-aware community.
Concept Two Piece with Asymmetric, Skeleton Strapped Body and Separate Bandeau. Lenu and Lila are the lead characters in Elena Ferrante’s celebrated book – My Brilliant Friend. The design and development references Italian Art Movements, Furniture, Architecture and Interior Design.
This product is made from a combination of two high quality sports fabrications. The main structure is made with ECONYL® Regenerated Nylon. This sustainable techno-fabric is hyper-resistant, thin, elegant, with a two-way stretch, soft and breathable: a unique mix of muscular compression and comfort. It has high resistance to chlorine, suntan creams and oils. 78% ECONYL® Regenerated PA 22% EA.
The separate Bandeau element is made from a pique fabric with very high elasticity and is 2-way stretch. The fabric has a three-dimensional look, is highly breathable and fast drying. The composition is 90% PA 10% EA.
The garment is fully lined using a sustainable, contrast fabrication.