Founder: Kayla Larabie 
Location: Toronto 

Awai Swim, created by Kayla Larabie, is a Canadian handmade swimwear brand that was created from her love of traveling and the ocean. The brand is proudly eco-conscious and sustainable, as Larabie handmakes each swimsuit using eco-friendly fabric made from ocean plastic. The brand carries various top and bottom designs in stunning colourways and limited-edition prints. Larabie also provides customization options in style and sizing. —Megan Ebreo