PHILOMÉN BUDAPEST is an eco-friendly swimwear label made with love and respect for our planet.
The word we named our brand after – philomén – has Ancient Greek origins and simply means ‘being loved’. This is the message at the heart of our brand: loving nature and exploring our world.
We believe in a greener future and our mission is to change the way people think about fashion. We want future generations to be able to marvel at the beauty of the ocean and get acquainted with the diverse marine life. This is why we take steps to make sure that all our garments are made in the most environmentally friendly way possible.
All our models are made from 100% regenerated ECONYL® nylon that is made out of abandoned fishing nets and other discarded nylon waste coming from oceans and landfills. The company behind the ECONYL® works with the Healthy Seas initiative, a non-profit organization whose volunteer divers help create a cleaner ocean by collecting “ghost nets” and other nylon waste from the water.
The luxurious Italian fabric composed of ECONYL® yarn. In addition to being soft to touch and super comfortable to wear, it is long-lasting, highly resistant to UV rays, chlorine, sunscreen and oils as well. LYCRA® XTRA LIFE™ guarantees that your swimsuit won’t lose its shape so that it can serve you for a long time.
PHILOMÉN’s designs are inspired by vintage silhouettes mixed with modern, minimalistic simplicity and a touch of the iconic European timeless elegance. This unique combination gives our pieces the signature look of luxurious sophistication. Our aesthetic is effortlessly confident. We cater to the modern woman, who likes to slow down from time to time and enjoy life at its fullest.
The brand’s designer and creative director, Zita Csabai graduated as a fashion designer from Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest in 2015. Living and designing in the WORLD-FAMOUS THERMAL BATHS-CAPITAL, BUDAPEST which made her fall in love with everything water-related. She also loves to travel and explore the world.
HELP THE OCEAN BREATHE
ENJOY LIFE AS A NEVER-ENDING HOLIDAY!