Mystery of the Universe
maudelynn:

A Mack Sennett Bathing Beauty!
So cute!

maudelynn:

A Mack Sennett Bathing Beauty!

So cute!

maudelynn:

Mack Sennett Bathing Beauties c.1922

maudelynn:

Mack Sennett Bathing Beauties c.1922

maudelynn:

1920s bathing beauty postcard

maudelynn:

1920s bathing beauty postcard

americanduchess:

Is this the earliest Life Guard suit?

americanduchess:

Is this the earliest Life Guard suit?

maudelynn:

seven swans a swimming… err ladies dancing! c.1927

maudelynn:

seven swans a swimming… err ladies dancing! c.1927

maudelynn:

a day at the beach c.1905

maudelynn:

a day at the beach c.1905

americanduchess:

Here’s an early 20s suit in red.  It’s wool jersey, with a button closure on one shoulder (crafty), and a seam at the dropped waist - good idea.  This must’ve been a shocker on the beach, among the seam of black and navy blue suits.

americanduchess:

Here’s an early 20s suit in red.  It’s wool jersey, with a button closure on one shoulder (crafty), and a seam at the dropped waist - good idea.  This must’ve been a shocker on the beach, among the seam of black and navy blue suits.

omgthatdress:

1950s Catalina swimsuit via 1stdibs.com

omgthatdress:

1950s Catalina swimsuit via 1stdibs.com

maudelynn:

Bathing Beauty Postcard c.1924

maudelynn:

Bathing Beauty Postcard c.1924

omgthatdress:

Carolyn Schnurer bathing suit ca. 1949-1951 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Carolyn Schnurer bathing suit ca. 1949-1951 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

maudelynn:

La Vie Parisienne c.1921
via http://www.etsy.com/people/batnicks

maudelynn:

La Vie Parisienne c.1921

via http://www.etsy.com/people/batnicks

yeoldefashion:

A great plaid bathing suit dating from between 1955 and 1960.

yeoldefashion:

A great plaid bathing suit dating from between 1955 and 1960.

maudelynn:

men in bathing suits novelty photo c.1910s
via http://www.photosmadeperfect.com

maudelynn:

men in bathing suits novelty photo c.1910s

via http://www.photosmadeperfect.com

maudelynn:

Coney Island Beach Girls, c.1919

maudelynn:

Coney Island Beach Girls, c.1919