Straight Out Of The 50s

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Found photos of Women in the 1950s – Vintage style in amateur vintage photographs of beautiful women.  hair and makeup looks captured in magical Kodachrome color from the 1950s era. What they wore at home, for Christmas, for evening wear, at the beach or going skiing. A real time capsule of found photos of women …

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Summer Beach Fashions in 1950

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One-Piece Swimsuit and a big straw hat ! – Last month in his Paris salon Edward Molyneux broke a proud Paris tradition by showing a sportswear collection labelled “selected in America”. He included bathing suits and sportswear by the American designers whose 1950 summer beachwear is shown on this page. Black suits and big hats go …

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The Perfect Retro Style Swimsuit for your figure

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Retro Swimsuit Info-graphic  from Unique Vintage – Click to download full resolution: Our friends at Unique Vintage – that fine purveyor of all things retro for women of taste have a very clever info-graphic to help you choose the perfect swimwear to suit your body shape. Swimsuit for Small Bust Small Bust? No problem – …

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For Luna Swimwear – Gorgeous Esther Williams swimsuits

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American actress and Olympic swimmer Esther Williams sits by her poolside in 1944. If you wish that swimsuits like this were still for sale – then you won’t be disappointed by visiting ForLuna Swimwear – who feature a number of droolable swimsuits from the Esther Williams range. Visit ForLuna swimwear. First up is this one-piece …

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Vintage Swimwear – Be a Retro Bathing Beauty

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A short illustrated and film history of Women’s Vintage Swimwear. 1940 swimsuit Retro Swimsuit from What Katie Did Also check out out The Vintage Swimwear Fashion Guide Vintage Swimwear – A short history on film In the early 20th century, folks didn’t go swimming – they went bathing – which literally meant paddling up to …

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Vintage Swimwear Fashion Guide

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Women’s Vintage Swimwear Secrets Before you go shopping for some cool Vintage swimwear or Retro Swimwear, why not sit back and learn a bit about what you’re wearing! Photo courtesy My Vintage Vogue Perhaps more than any other garment, the swimsuit has changed beyond all recognition in the last century. One of the most appealing …

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