Gottex is an Israeli swimwear company best known for their slimming one piece swimsuits. Gottex swimsuits' fabrics contain a much higher percentage of Lycra spandex than other swimwear company's products. This elastane fiber is what gives Gottex suits their lifting, compressing and shaping power. Gottex suits are for women who would like their swimwear to have the capability of today's shapewear but still be suitable for the beach and pool. The company was founded in 1956 by Lea Gottlieb. Inspired by the saturated colors of the Middle East and floral motifs, Lea Gottlieb creates prints that are vivid and beautiful for some truly unique swimwear.