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Month: May 2020

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Women’s Bathing Suits – the Fab 50’s & Swinging 60’s

Although one-piece women’s bathing suits were still more popular, the 1950’s marked the rise of the two-piece swimsuit. Actresses like Marilyn Monroe helped to popularize the style and make it more mainstream. Early two pieces Two-piece suits didn’t show much more than a one-piece; the navel was still covered, and for years, was actually not …

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Women’s Swimsuits – From the 1930’s to the Birth of the Bikini

The swimwear revolution Women’s swimsuits in the 1930’s By the 1930’s women’s swimsuits consisted of a one piece, with either shorts or skirt at the bottom. They were revealing more skin than ever. Low-cut backs were now in style. However, they still fully covered the bust and backside. The invention of stretch In 1931, Lastex …

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