... to the world of Budgy Smuggler

Our story began as a bit of a laugh when some mates in a back yard decided to write ‘budgy smuggler’ on the back of a pair of speedo-style swimwear. 

A lot of people ask us why we are ‘budgy smuggler’ and not ‘budgie smuggler.’ Two of our favourite explanations are the impressive sounding “it has to do with trademark law, you wouldn’t understand” and the more mysterious sounding “we’re not detail people, we are concept people”.

The sad fact is that we only realised the incorrect spelling after we’d started making pairs and we haven’t been bothered to change it back.

All our swimwear is made with love in Sydney, Australia.

Fun Fact: In 2018, Budgy Smugglers were voted "the UK's most unliked item of clothing", something we're quite proud of. We were 3 times more unpopular than turtlenecks! This accolade is a true testament to our innovation and hard work.

Our mission is to have a pair of Smugglers or Smugglettes on every beach in the world.

Before we leave you to it, feast your eyes on some of our tasty new treats...

Yours in Smuggling love,

The Budgy Crew 

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