A Brief History of the Bathing Suit | From head-to-toe Victorian bathing costumes to the iconic two-piece, here’s how women’s swimwear has evolved over the years. (Good news: Those teeny-weeny bikinis actually aren’t getting teenier!)

From head-to-toe Victorian bathing costumes to the iconic two-piece, here’s how women’s swimwear has evolved over the years. (Good news: Those teeny-weeny bikinis actually aren’t getting teenier!

Un bagno a mare nel 1890.

"Bathing Beauties circa It's crazy to me that this was what women got to relax and soak up the sun in! And now women wear dental floss!

Beachwear - Swimwear through the ages - Pictures - CBS News

Swimwear through the ages

Swimwear through the ages- An illustration depicting a man and three women in old-fashioned swimwear cavorting in the surf at the beach, c.

vintage everyday: Victorian Bathing Suit Fashion: The Most Cumbersome Swimwear of All Time

An interesting photograph of German women at a North Sea beach wearing very risque bathing suits for the early Most bathing costumes of the time were still heavy wool, had overskirts and were.

Wedding Ladies White Cotton Cap | Formal | Bridal | Prom | Tuxedo || Ladies Mob Hat

Ladies Mob Hat

Sarah Quarles, Beachgoer sporting the modest but fashionable beachwear for the proper lady.

Beach censor arresting two women in Chicago for violating the laws concerning proper beach attire, 1922.  Collection of UC Davis.

Beach censor arresting two women in Chicago for violating the laws concerning proper beach attire, Collection of UC Davis.

Atlantic City Don't worry about this boardwalk. It will be here long after any of us.

In Memoriam: The Atlantic City Boardwalk [Updated]

Atlantic City Beach 1905 - Maker: William M. Courtesy of the George Eastman House Photography Collection : No known copyright restrictions

Bathing suit, circa 1900, USA, the Met Museum

Circa 1900 silk, wool, and cotton bathing suit from Wanamaker's Department Store, Philadelphia, PA.

Bathing-dresses ; Hat and cap.  Aug. 1870  The Peterson magazine

Bathing-dresses ; Hat and cap. Aug. 1870 The Peterson magazine

Miami circa 1923

Framed vintage photograph of Miami circa Mrs. Lockwood and Miss Joy Welford of Asheville, Mrs.

A cold day at the beach

▫Duets▫groups of two in art & photos - two flappers hit the beach FUR AT THE BEACH?

Vintage snapshot of a 1920s family in the surf, with the man holding a period box camera

Vintage snapshot of a family in the surf, with the man holding a period box camera

Eve Out of The Garden: Watching the swimsuit evolution

For the summer my Fashionabale History segment will be about bathing suits and swimwear by decade. The early Victorian/Edwardian, i.

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