The women of Old Hollywood somehow managed to look glamorous wherever they were, including the beach. These usually featured flattering sweetheart necklines, ruching throughout the body and low-cut leg openings, and sometimes came in fun prints. Around the s, stars like Rita Hayworth and Ava Gardner wore two-pieces , with high-waisted, full-coverage bottoms and structured halter tops. Unsurprisingly, considering everything old becomes new again, vintage swimsuits have clearly inspired a number of current retailers and brands, most notably ModCloth and Lisa Marie Fernandez. US Edition. HuffPost Personal Video Horoscopes.
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Before we hit the pool or shore this summer, we're taking a look back at how the swimsuit has evolved through the years. From wool shorts to corsets, this might be what you need to appreciate your faithful one-piece or bikini. Starting in the s and ending with the latest retro-inspired! Bloomers, skirts, sleeves and stockings are the look for women.
Want more vintage bikini inspiration? Follow Redbook on Pinterest! Actress Rita Hayworth taking a bite out of a hamburger as she sunbathes in a white two-piece bathing suit. German Empire Models wearing red bikinis with silver swatch and colorful embroidered bast shoes , Actress Ava Gardner lounges on the beach in a spotted bikini.