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10 Feb

100+ Years of Bikinis

Posted by Bikini Owner

Swimwear has evolved massively over the years: We bet you’d never imagine that form-fitting one-piece — that basically looked like a dress — would be cause for arrest in the 1910s or that shoulder-revealing swimwear in the ’30s could lead to being disqualified from the Olympics. (Let’s just say we’re quite happy to be living in 2016.)

Below, a brief history of bikinis — from your great-grandma's day ‘til now. 

1910s Swimwear

1910s

 

1920s Swimwear

1920s

1930s Swimwear

1930s

 

1940s Swimwear

1940s

 

1950s Swimwear

1950s

 

1960s Swimwear

1960s

 

1970s Swimwear

1970s

 

1980s Swimwear

1980s

 

1990s Swimwear

1990s

 

2000s Swimwear

2000s

 

2010s Swimwear

2010s