As the summer comes to a close, let’s take a moment to stop and reflect on the last few glorious months. Wait… let’s not stop there, lets keep going back…way back, to the days of suitors past.
As we reflect on the changing times, we see the evolution of swimwear evolve simultaneously – and just as it seems that we’re adding more and more to our material lives, swimsuit fashion has taken a turn in the opposite direction, landing us with a LOT less than where we started.
Check out this collection of vintage suits at the MET’s costume institute for yourself. Then take a peek at the many designers who’ve begun to court these past suitors by incorporating trends of old into current lines.
1. Two Piece Bathing Suit Courtesy of Miriam Whitney Coletti | 2. Norma Kamali Bathing Suit | 3. Tom Brigance Bathing Suit | 4. Bathing Suit Courtesy of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler | 5. Fendi Bathing Suit | 6. Tom Brigance Bathing Suit |