bathing suits galore!

Friday, June 26, 2009









I'm smitten with these 1930s and '40s suits from LIFE Magazine. If you're obsessed with vintage swimwear like I am, you might also take a look into this wonderful book filled with pictures of Hollywood stars in beach wear. Ahh... isn't summertime grand?

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3 comments :

  1. oh! I love them all! I've been searching out a vintage 40's or 50's suit for a while now, but every one I've been stalking on Ebay goes for way too much.....alas.

    Perhaps a vintage pattern is needed.....then I could sew my own!! :) Hmmmm.....off to search!

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  2. if you find anything, let me know! i am thinking of making a vintage suit as well. oh, there is also this 1930s pattern from my collection that evadress.com sized and is now up for sale. she has a few other cute styles as well.

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  3. I have a vintage 1940's swimsuit. I haven't worn it swimming because I'm afraid of ruining it, but I have tried it on. It's very attractive and flattering. I see no reason why women have to torture themselves with today's style of swimsuits when they can look even prettier in vintage/vintage-style ones.

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