June 27, 2016

33 Interesting Vintage Photographs Capture Womens' Swimwears in the 1920s

The swimming suit was ideal for the androgynous athletic figure that fashion suited best in the 1920s. It looked very similar to male swimming costumes of an earlier era.

The swimsuit legs stopped at an unflattering point mid thigh and beneath the swimsuit legs were built-in modesty shorts.

Swimsuits were often in dramatic abstract patterns or stripes and those with poorer figures covered them up with wraps.

Whilst the new bathing cap of the 1920s, ideally suited to bobbed hair was not unlike the cloche hat of the same era.

These interesting vintage photographs below show womens' swimwears from the 1920s.


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