swimsuits

1920s wooden bathing suits

1920s wooden bathing suits

The gorgeous 1920s “Spruce Girls” photographed on a beach wearing spruce wood veneer bathing suits during “Wood Week” to promote products of the Gray Harbor lumber industry, Hoquiam, Washington c. 1929. Aren’t they stunning? I don’t know how comfortable a wooden bathing suit would be though. Do you fancy that…? [6 photos]

1920s swimsuits

1920s swimsuits

Girls in their swimsuits photographed in 1920. These female swimmers were photographed at the Tidal Basin in Washington DC. I love the range of different styles these women are wearing, don’t they look great?

Vintage bathing suits

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(…)