In 2008, our Founder, Jimmy Nguyen, created an alter-ego named "Jimaye." Jimaye was the name Jimmy went by when he wanted to do things that were were a bit more experimental or taboo. It was where Jimmy could go and be fully self-expressed. Jimaye was fun, carefree, confident, and brave. Jimaye was everything we want our brand to exude.
The beginning of the
Jimmy went on a mission to find the perfect summer swim outfit. He needed to find swimwear that would make him feel confident in an otherwise vulnerable state. He was looking for four characteristics in his swimwear:
1) A fit that emphasizes all the right places
2) Playful yet sophisticated designs
3) Quality material
4) Affordable price
In essence, he was looking for swimwear that had it all. After months of searching, he came to accept he wasn’t going to find what he was looking for. So he decided to create it himself.
The launch of
The Reversible Swim Brief (slim fit and muscle fit) and the Vers Swim Shorts launched!
Made in Los Angeles, California, Jimaye swimwear is a men's swimwear brand that truly has it all. Through our great fitting, versatile, quality, and affordable swimwear, we want this line to help YOU feel a confidence you never felt before. We want you to feel… #jimayezing
In 2020, we bring you textured swimwear with the launch of velvet swim briefs and faux suede swim shorts. Feel luxury like you have never before.
Our Greater Purpose
To truly have it all, we wanted to make sure we left a long lasting mark on the world. That’s why we partnered with the non-profit organization, Globe Aware.
Globe Awareconnects people to volunteer trips around the world to promote cultural awareness and sustainability. Globe Aware helps people and communities prosper by creating projects and solutions that will help others to live happy, healthy, and independent lives. Click here to learn more about Globe Aware.
A percentage of profits from each order will go towards a fund that will sponsor sending our customers around the world to volunteer in underprivileged communities. Change the lives of those in need, gain new perspectives on different cultures, and see the world. In the past we’ve served communities in Siem Reap, Cambodia and Beijing, China.
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