Vintage Swimwear Revisited – Swimsuits of the 1940’s and 1950’s

1940’s Swimwear The principle design factor of was to be figure flattering – often incorporating the new stretch fabrics to offer tummy support and hourglass shape to a womans figure.This marked a major departure in the history of vintage swimwear In 1946, the shocking introduction of the bikini threw the swimsuit fashion world into a new generation of swimsuit design….

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1940’s Fashion – Vintage Swimwear Film

1940s Swimsuits – Color Film   Vintage swimsuits in the 1940’s and 1950’s had far a greater variety of swimwear fabrics, like lined cotton, stretch latex and nylon. The new bathing suit of that period was tailored to flatter a woman’s figure with tummy control panels,support cups for the bust and boning to create an hourglass figure. This charming film…

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Vintage Swimwear – 1940’s swimsuits

These wonderful color images of 1940’s swimwear really evoke the glamour of that period.Included is the infamous new bikini’ !Vintage swimsuits in the 1940’s and 1950’s had far a greater variety of swimwear fabrics, like  lined cotton, stretch latex and nylon. The new bathing suit of that period was tailored to flatter a womans figure with tummy control panels,support cups…

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