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1950s

Many decades ago, long before the beach became synonymous with bikini-clad hotties, there were simply ladies in modest swim wear, out for a dip rather than a swim. Take a look at some classic swim wear photos from the pages of vintage fashion magazines.

Alternative fitspiration Fitspiration, fitspo, thinspiration, thinspo One piece swimsuit, maillot bathers Yellow retro swimmers, golden floral bathers

vintage swim suits Funny this used to be beach wear, I'm pretty sure I saw some of these as actual clothes this summer. Times sure have changed.

Yes to: sassy, summery, retro shorts.

Vintage Style Inspiration: Shorts Story -

Vintage divas in hot pants! I wore my hot pants with matching tunic tops ~ I remember, specifically, a red and white striped outfit, and also an orange outfit with embroidered trim.

Flashback 40's Style - One Style at a Time

Classic and feminine Vogue, April 1951 vintage fashion style photo print ad wasp waist dress wiggle sheath polka dots hat gloves shoes

'Claire McCardell’s effortless, modern playsuit, buttoning at the front, tied at the waist and worn with a beret.' Photo by John Rawlings, 1953. [[beret to the beach? why not?!]]

Claire McCardell’s effortless, modern playsuit, buttoning at the front, tied at the waist and worn with a beret, photo by John Rawlings - 1953

love the hat with the necklace

View Barbara Mullen Blowing Kiss VARIANT, Harpers Bazaar, by Lillian Bassman on artnet. Browse more artworks Lillian Bassman from Jackson Fine Art.

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