Some great 1940s bikinis modelled by the ‘Sarasota Sun-Debs’. The photo was taken at Lido Beach, Florida in January 1949. I wish it was warm enough to wear bikinis in January in the UK!
Mina Wylie, a Dutch Olympic swimmer photographed in 1912 wearing her surprisingly modern-looking swimsuit. I thought swimwear was much more modest at this time, perhaps its because she’s an athlete…?
I’m a huge fan of vintage swimwear (sooo much more appealing than a string bikini *shudder*) and I’m delighted to welcome Julia of Jeeze Julia who’s agreed to do a guest post for me and share two of her grandmother’s beautiful vintage bathing suits, enjoy! When you’re a lake girl, you collect a lot of(…)