SCHOOL’S. OUT. FOR. SUMMER.

swimsuits through the decades….

1910s – swimsuits were more like dresses

1920s – athletic tank suits revealed more of the female figure than previously seen

1930s – swimsuits begin to be made out of lastex and resemble more of what we wear today

1940s – bikinis were patented by Louis Reard

1950s – bikinis were still thought of as a bit “exotic” and were left mostly to movie stars

1960s – swimsuits evolved into body hugging, figure flattering pieces of clothing

1970s – flower power

1980s – ultra glam

1990s– the beginning of Baywatch and the return of the one-piece

Photos via Bobbins and Bombshells | Timeline by Fashion-Era

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One response to “SCHOOL’S. OUT. FOR. SUMMER.

  1. I love these old pics!

    xx
    ashley

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