Miss Lovely Legs 1949

Miss Lovely Legs 1949

Curious photos from a Beautiful Legs Contest from 1949.   The pictures raise lots of questions in my mind – aside

Gallery: Beauty Queens of the 1920s

Gallery: Beauty Queens of the 1920s

Whatever your personal feelings about beauty pageants, they serve as a great reminder that fashion dictates what each generation considers

How to bend down in a bikini

How to bend down in a bikini

Sarasota Sun-Debs from 1949 learning how to elegantly pick things up off the floor at Lido Beach, Florida. Which one of these two

Windswept 1960s beauty contestants

Windswept 1960s beauty contestants

Beauty contestants at Tri-City Suncoast Festival: St. Petersburg, Florida 1962. Left to right: Tri-City Queen, Rita Mathies; former Tri-City Queen,

Vintage swimwear: 1940s bikinis

Vintage swimwear: 1940s bikinis

Some great 1940s bikinis modelled by the ‘Sarasota Sun-Debs’. The photo was taken at Lido Beach, Florida in January 1949.

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