1940s Playsuits – Vintage Beach Fashion

Cute 1940’s Playsuits for the Beach 1940’s playsuits were just the thing for sports.” Her gaudy stocking cap is a pet !”. Boleros and belts were common to the beach fashion ensemble. Wedge shoes were a must for the hot days. Cool, comfortable and extremely smart.They were the most popular sports shoe of the summer in the late 1940’s. Stripes, Parasols,tunics…

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Vintage Swimwear Fashion Guide

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 aspects of early 20th century…

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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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1940s swimsuits – Vintage Color Photographs

1940’s Swimsuits – Original Photographs in Color These wonderful color images of 1940’s swimwear really evoke the glamour of that period. 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…

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