Beach costume, c. 1900-14, Brighton Museum Dress Collection
Daywear versus evening glamour...a more clear distinction made in the early 1930's. Set apart the rich from the poor.
Large Ladies in Swimming Costume Grappig voor in de badkamer of bij de vijver...
Bette Davis in a swimsuit, and Joan Blondell in bathing suit and beach pyjamas during the filming of "Three on a Match" The fabulous costumes are by Warner Brothers genius Orry-Kelly - via Glamoursplash
Edwardian bathing costume, c. 1910, Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery Dress Collection
Schiaparelli fashions, 1929 (by thefoxling, via Flickr)
vintage circus girl. Would love to have that as a swimming costume (aka swim…
Beachwear, old school!
Makes me smile!!! Valentina Guerrero, a ten month old baby with Down Syndrome is the cover star of Dolores Corte's swimwear collection. What a beautiful little girl she is!!!!
Kimono, Japan, 1820-60, satin silk known as shu, embroidered in silk & metallic thread with decoration of ducks on rippling water amongst irises and pinks. Museum no. T.79-1927, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London