Beach Style For Kids With Melijoe

With a family holiday to Jamaica booked for the end of May for us, I’m excitedly planning swimwear for the kids and we simply can’t wait to enjoy the beach.

Here, I’ve teamed up with online designer childrens’ store Melijoe to bring you a selection of some of my absolute favourite swimwear pieces from their gorgeous online store.

We all know the importance of protecting kids from the sun’s harmful rays and Melijoe only stock brands who combine safety with style.

So whether you’re having a staycation in Scarborough or jetting off to the Seychelles, this selection of fashionable beachwear will ensure your kid’s the most stylish tot on the beach.

Check out my beach style for kids with Melijoe-


sunuva top

With an impressive list of celebrity fans including Victoria Beckham, Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna, Sunuva offers stylish UV protective swimwear and cover ups for kids. Their bohemian yet modern prints – like this feather kaftan (£41.55) – are inspired by the owners’ own travels.


Paisley is one of this summer’s hottest trends, so this swimsuit is perfect for beachside fashionistas. This anti-UV one piece offers factor 50+ protection and never before has staying safe in the sun been so stylish! It is priced £36.

shark top

For adventurous tots who want to play out in the sun all day, Sunuva offers a range of rash guard cover ups for boys and girls. Made from breathable, quick dry fabric, these tops are certified by the British Skin Foundation. This Shark print t-shirt is in the sale at £26.59.


striped top


Another stylish cover up from Sunuva’s rash guard range. Regular readers will know how much I love nautical style and this boy’s long sleeved top is the chicest way to stay safe in the sun. It is priced £36.26.

While away in Jamaica we will be reviewing some swimwear from this brand, for the boys and I can’t wait to share it with you soon.




Archimede swimsuit

Another super kidswear brand that specialises in protective and stylish swimwear, Archimede is renowned for its ‘baby swim float suits’. This underwater print suit for boys (£37.02) frees up the arms, making it easier to learn how to swim. As the floats are detachable, it is utterly perfect for baby’s first swim and beyond.


Archimede heart swimsuit

This sweet striped and heart print girls’ buoyancy suit most certainly floats my boat! It is priced at £37.02 and again comes with detachable floats.

Archimede 70's style top

This cool 70’s style boys rash guard beach top offers maximum sun protection with UV50 fabric that is also kind to sensitive skin. It is £33.24

archimede sunglasses for kids

Perfect for all the cool cats out there! These sunglasses offer UV 400 sun protection and are great value at just £7.55.

Petit Bateau

Petit Bateau shorts

Colour blocking is oh so chic and I love the summery palette of these boy’s swim shorts. Beautiful. They are priced £26.44

Kenzo Kids


Kenzo kids swimwear

Known for their vivid and eccentric prints, this Kenzo Kid’s tropical one piece is the perfect beach ensemble. It is priced £35.51

Kenzo hat

This adorable cotton sun hat is adorned with the trademark Kenzo carp that features in much of this season’s collection. It is priced £22.66 and is available up to 7 years.

Souris Mini

Souris mini top

I love this bright and bold red hot beach t-shirt. Sizzling with style, it comes with a unique nautical print and is made from a rash guard fabric. It is priced £22.66

Souris skirt

This trapeze shaped lycra skirt (£18.13) is cute boho style beach cover up. I love the paisley print and adorable bow detail on the waist.

Souris sun hat-kids

Protect your bambinos’ barnets in this mouthwatering printed swim hat. It is available up to 2 years and priced £8.31.



Monnalisa swimsuit for kids



Italian designers are renowned for their fun, bold designs and this Monnalisa ‘Jerry’ swimsuit (£59) is no exception. It’s the small details that count and I love the cute pink bow on the reverse.

Monnalisa swimsuit


This tux-esque monochrome one-piece with bow detail is super glam! It is currently in the sale, priced at £47.74.


Billy Bandit

Billy bandit

These super cool ‘superhero’ swim shorts (£18.89) are perfect for mini-action heroes. Made of chlorine and sea water resistant nylon, the vibrant colours won’t fade. Super indeed.




Superhero swim top


This stretch nylon beach t-shirt is the perfect cover up for the beach, protecting delicate tot’s skin from harmful rays. Keeping with the superhero theme, I love the red cape detail on the back. It is priced at £18.89.

So there you have it, my swimwear favourites. I’d love to read about yours in the comments.


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