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Luxe Recycled Swimwear Fabrics

One of the most important decisions you’ll make will be your selection of fabric & colour or your decision on print. We import all fabrics, plain or print, using our tax-free license, saving 40% on costs. Read more on our Tax Free Status

Take note that sustainable swimwear brands incorporating certified eco-friendly fabrics into their collections are expected to increase sales by 33% year on year as consumers seek out a better, healthier carbon-neutral solution.

We suggest purchasing a fabric pack to feel the textures & flexibility of all of our fabrics, or simply request a call back with one of our specialists to assist.

You will find all recycled fabrics marked with a recycled symbol.
Read more about our sustainable fabrics here

If you’re looking to add some custom prints, then read how to do this here

Please Take Note :

To see all of Carvico’s colour fastness charts, click here to download a PDF for complete fabric data.
For a shortened, more comprehensive version, we have selected only the colours that have been marked by Carvico more likely to be affected by washing, chlorine or salt, in the links below.

We always recommend checking the colours you consider adding to your collection as some are more sensitive than others to external factors.

Click to see the charts –  Vita, Ibiza, Pantelleria, Sumatra, Bristol, Renew Wave, Renew Folk.

With your selected designs to hand, next up is your decision on the fabrics & colours you want to add in plain or print.

We import our fabrics tax-free, saving 40%.

Read about our Tax Free Status

Read how to add Custom prints

Take Note :
To see Carvico’s colour fastness charts, download a PDF.

Below, we’ve selected only the colours that Carvico has marked as more likely to be affected by washing, chlorine, or salt.
Click to see the charts –  Vita, Ibiza, Pantelleria, Sumatra, Bristol, Renew Wave, Renew Folk.

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Swimwear Fabrics

Selecting from our Stocks

If you want to grow your brand organically, selecting your colours from our stocks allows you to add more colours to your collection with faster turnaround times in production.

We hold the largest inventory of imported swimwear fabrics in Bali, approx 50,000 meters in 75 colours, ready to be cut at a moment’s notice.
Stock fabrics are not leftovers; they are imported via weekly flights and topped up as we cut production orders.

Selecting from our Stocks

When growing your brand organically, selecting colors from our stock allows you to add more colours with faster production times than importing colours.
Four weeks from placing your order, will see your bulk orders dropping on your doorstep

We hold approximately 50,000m in 75 colours, the largest inventory of any swimwear manufacturer in Bal, ready to cut on demand

Stock fabrics are not leftovers; they are flown in weekly, topping up as orders are dispatched.

Italian Carvico® Vita recycle icon

78% Recycled Nylon + 22% Elastane – 190 gsm
Versatile, hyper-resistant, elegant, soft & breathable. Chlorine & suntan oil resistant
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/vita

78% Nylon + 22% Elastane – 190 gsm
Most Popular – Suntan oil resistant

VITA
VITA

Reclaim Prime recycle icon

78% Recycled Nylon + 22% Spandex – 200 gsm
Virtually identical in structure & hand feel to vita by Carvico
4-ways Stretch, moisture-wicking & pilling resistance UPF 50+ properties

78% Nylon + 22% Spandex – 200 gsm
Similar hand feel to Vita by Carvico.
4-ways Stretch + Super soft

RECLAIM PRIME (1)
RECLAIM PRIME (1)

Eco Rib recycle icon

92% Recycled Nylon + 8% Spandex – 200 gsm
A good alternative to Bristol Rib by Carvico
A sustainable recycled textured rib fabric with anti-pilling properties

92% Nylon + 8% Spandex – 200 gsm
Textured Rib + anti-pilling attributes

Suitable for plain & digital print

ECO RIB (1)
ECO RIB (1)

Generic Eco Lurex recycle icon

75% Recycled Nylon + 15% Spandex + 10% Metallic Silver Thread – 180 gsm
One of its kind fabric. The only recycled lurex available today
Offering spectacular body shaping with an eye-catching shimmer effect & UPF 50+

75% Nylon + 15% Spandex + 10% Metallic Silver Thread – 180 gsm
Perfect body shaping & Shimmer

Generic Lurex
Generic Lurex
American REPREVE™ Tahiti recycle icon

78% Recycled REPREVE™ Nylon + 22% Elastane – 200 gsm
Offering super soft body-hugging, anti-microbial UPF 50+ properties

78% Nylon + 22% Elastane – 200 gsm
Super soft body enhancing,

REPREVE TAHITI 2
REPREVE TAHITI 2

Italian Carvico® Sumatra

80% Nylon + 20% Xtra Life Lycra – 190 gsm
A  glossy charmeuse fabric with luxe superb body-enhancing properties
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/sumatra/

80% Nylon + 20% Xtra Life Lycra – 190 gsm
Glossy charmeuse luxe body-enhancing

SUMATRA
SUMATRA

Italian Carvico® Ibiza

93% Nylon + 7% Xtra Life Lycra – 270 gsm
A Bi-elastic textured fabric with 2-way stretch & pilling resistance properties
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/ibiza/

93% Nylon + 7% Xtra Life Lycra– 270 gsm
2-way stretch & pilling resistance

Fabrics
Fabrics

Italian Carvico Pantelleria recycle icon

85% Recycled ECONYL® Nylon + 15% Xtra Life Lycra – 210 gsm
Offering a super soft towel hand feel, versatile and elastic properties
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/pantelleria/

85% Nylon + 15% Xtra Life Lycra – 210 gsm
Soft towel hand feel, versatile and elastic

fabrics
fabrics

Italian JL Bristol

92% Nylon + 8% Xtra Life Lycra – 200 gsm
A speciality textured ribbed fabric, breathable & anti-sweat properties
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/bristol/

92% Nylon + 8% Xtra Life Lycra – 200 gsm
Textured Rib Breathable & Cool touch

BRISTOL
BRISTOL
Italian Carvico Vita Polyester recycle icon

78% Recycled Polyester + 22% Xtra Life Lycra – 190 gsm
Suitable for sublimation print, being chlorine & suntan oil resistant
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/vita_pl/

78% Polyester + 22% Xtra Life Lycra – 190 gsm
Soft & breathable, Suntan oil resistant

Only suitable for sublimation print in Bali

Italian JL Renew Wave recycle icon

91% Recycled ECONYL® Nylon + 9% Xtra Life Lycra – 190 gsm
Offering a special textured 3D rice grain hand feel
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/renew-wave/

91% Nylon + 9% Xtra Life Lycra – 190 gsm
Special textured 3D rice grain hand feel

RENEW WAVE
RENEW WAVE
Italian JL Renew Folk recycle icon

90% Recycled ECONYL® Nylon + 10% Xtra Life Lycra – 185 gsm
Elegant & glossy ribbed structure
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/renew-folk/

90% Nylon + 10% Xtra Life Lycra – 185 gsm
Elegant & glossy ribbed structure

RENEW FOLK
RENEW FOLK

Italian JL Renew Pop recycle icon

92% Recycled Nylon + 8% Elastane – Weight: 175 gsm
Speciality textured ribbed fabric
Good breathability & moisture wicking properties
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/renew-folk/

92% Nylon + 8% Elastane – 175 gsm
Textured Rib + Good breathability

RENEW POP (1)
RENEW POP (1)

Selecting colours to be imported

The majority of startup brands select from our stocks, with more established brands requesting colours to be imported.

We import colours roll based in 50m lots via weekly flights direct to our facility. Allow four weeks to import*. All imported rolls must be used entirely in your production PO’s.
50m produces approx. 200 tops or bottoms or 100 Bikini sets.

Sampling colours are imported in 2m sections.

*Carvico is experiencing delays of up to 8 weeks. If selecting fabrics from Carvico, then either plan ahead or contact us to check whether they have your selected colours in stock or not.

Italian Carvico® Vita recycle icon

Made using ECONYL® Recycled yarns
78% Recycled Nylon + 22% Elastane – Weight: 190 gsm
Versatile, hyper-resistant, elegant, soft & breathable. Resistant to chlorine, suntant creams & oils.
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/vita

78% Nylon + 22% Elastane – 190 gsm
Most Popular – Suntan oil resistant

FABRICS TO BE IMPORTED - Allow 3 weeks for import

CARVICO VITA Imported Update 25 June

Italian Carvico® Ibiza

93% Nylon + 7% Elastane – Weight: 270 gsm
A bi-elastic structured/textured fabric, inspired by the 50’s
Suitable for swimwear & trendy fashionable beachwear.
2 way stretch & pilling resistant
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/ibiza/

93% Nylon + 7% Xtra Life Lycra– 270 gsm
2-way stretch & pilling resistance

FABRICS TO BE IMPORTED - Allow 3 weeks for import

CARVICO IBIZA 1 april 2

Italian Carvico® Sumatra

80% Nylon + 20% Elastane – Weight: 190 gsm
A glossy charmeuse fabric with superb body hugging properties.
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/sumatra/

80% Nylon + 20% Xtra Life Lycra – 190 gsm
Glossy charmeuse luxe body-enhancing

FABRICS TO BE IMPORTED - Allow 3 weeks for import

CARVICO SUMATRA 31 march 2

Italian JL Renew Wave recycle icon

Made using ECONYL® Recycled yarn
91% Recycled Nylon + 9% Elastane – Weight: 190 gsm
Featuring a special 3D texture, similiar to rice grains
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/renew-wave/

91% Nylon + 9% Xtra Life Lycra – 190 gsm
Special textured 3D rice grain hand feel

FABRICS TO BE IMPORTED - Allow 3 weeks for import

RENEW WAVE 1 april 2

Italian JL Renew Folk recycle icon

Made using ECONYL® Recycled yarn
90% Recycled Nylon + 10% Elastane – Weight: 185 gsm
Elegant & glossyribbed structure
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/renew-folk/

90% Nylon + 10% Xtra Life Lycra – 185 gsm
Elegant & glossy ribbed structure

FABRICS TO BE IMPORTED - Allow 3 weeks for import

RENEW FOLK 24 June

Italian JL Bristol

Speciality textured ribbed fabric
92% Nylon + 8% Elastane – Weight: 200 gsm
Versatile & breathable
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/bristol/

92% Nylon + 8% Xtra Life Lycra – 200 gsm
Textured Rib Breathable & Cool touch

FABRICS TO BE IMPORTED - Allow 3 weeks for import

JL BRISTOL 1 april 2

American REPREVE™ Hawaii recycle icon

Circular Knit
Suitable for Digital Print
86% Repreve + 14% elastane – Weight 210 gsm
U.V Factor 50, Chlorine resistant + super soft hand feel

86% Repreve + 14% elastane – 210 gsm
Super soft hand feel, Only Suitable for Digital Prints

Suitable for digital print

FABRICS TO BE IMPORTED - Allow 3 weeks for import

AMERICAN REPREVE HAWAII

Pantelleria recycle icon

Made using ECONYL® Recycled yarns
85% Recycled Nylon + 15% Elastane – Weight: 210 gsm
Pantelleria by Carvico: A soft 3D effect, feels like sea sponges to the touch. Extremely versatile and elastic,
https://www.carvico.com/en/fabrics/pantelleria/

85% Nylon + 15% Xtra Life Lycra – 210 gsm
Soft towel hand feel, versatile and elastic

FABRICS TO BE IMPORTED - Allow 3 weeks for import

CARVICO PANTELLERIA 1 april 2

Coming Soon Fabrics

X- ECO Competition Swimwear recycle icon

Made from XLANCE® stretch fiber ECONYL® regenerated Nylon
80% Recycled Nylon 20% Xlance® -190 g/m²

A blend of XLANCE® stretch fibre & ECONYL® regenerated Nylon, X-ECO is the most suited to Competition Swimwear, resisting the most extreme stress & strain in Swimwear competition. The innovative XLANCE® elastic fibre makes it chlorine proof, resistant to moisture and sweat, suntan creams and UV rays.

STOCK FABRICS - Ready to cut on demand

X-ECO IMPORT SWIM 16 NOV

Selecting Local Fabrics

Any local Bali Swim fabrics we can purchase on request. These are mostly copies of our higher grade imported fabrics.

Take note that locally available fabrics are often out of stock or missing colours & cost much the same as our imported ones.

Textured Geo-Wave

90% Nylon + 10% Xtra life Lycra Weight: 290 gsm
UV & Chlorine resistant + Super soft hand feel
A high grade textured Nylon with amazing body hugging properties

LOCALLY AVAILABLE FABRICS – *Depending on availability

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Nylon Spandex

80% Nylon + 20% Spandex – Weight: 200 gsm

LOCALLY AVAILABLE FABRICS – *Depending on availability

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Nylon Spandex Shiny

80% Nylon + 20% Spandex – Weight: 200 gsm

LOCALLY AVAILABLE FABRICS – *Depending on availability

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Corduray Recycled Poly Spandex

87% Recycled Poly + 13% Spandex – Weight: 250 gsm

LOCALLY AVAILABLE FABRICS – *Depending on availability

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Crinkle Hunza

92% Nylon + 8% Spandex – Weight: 550 gsm

LOCALLY AVAILABLE FABRICS – *Depending on availability

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Honey Comb

88% Nylon + 12% Spandex – Weight: 230 gsm

LOCALLY AVAILABLE FABRICS – *Depending on availability

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Most of the fabrics we offer that you can add to your collection are OEKO-TEX® & GRS, certified, UPF 50+ & saltwater & suntan oil-resistant. Also, being sustainably produced from reclaimed materials, most offer a low carbon footprint dyed or printed using eco-friendly dyes from Huntsman or Dystar
You can check each fabric to know its attributes & properties.

Branded Hangtags

We add branded Fabric Hangtags to each article corresponding to the fabrics used in your production P.O.

Fabric Packs

If you want to touch, feel & know each fabric’s texture, why not select one of our fabric packs. We include one real swatch of each fabric displayed on our website + their corresponding laser colour copy cards. 

See the packs here

USD 65 – One pack.

USD 120 – 2 packs.

USD 165 – 3 packs.

Price inc. Express Courier to your door. Allow 4 to 6 working days to arrive.

We offer three packs: Swim, Active & Natural. Decide which pack/s you want &  send an email mentioning ‘Swim, Active or Natural Fabric Pack’ in the header.

Please note that we include one swatch of each fabric, not one swatch of every colour.

Our Fabric Suppliers

Italian Carvico, the world’s largest swim & Activewear fabrics manufacturer, buys its recycled yarns from ECONYL®, who produces new yarns from salvaged ocean waste such as discarded fishing nets & plastic bottles. Carvico then adds Xtra Life Lycra to give the fabric its superb stretch. Almost 100% are purchased in plain colours. 

American REPREVE is globally famous for its super soft recycled fabrics, offering some superb body-enhancing properties requested by some of the largest brands globally. Repreve is produced from post-consumer waste, such as carpets & plastic bottles, selected for both plain & prints.

Chinese Huading produces some amazing recycled yarns to compete against other more famous overseas suppliers offering very similar attributes & a super soft hand feel. We add their yarns to such fabrics as Eco Rib, Reclaim Prime & generic Lurex.

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