Bathing Beauties. Mids 1900s
London Fields, Lido, Hackney c.1932
“Sydney chorus girls impressing the locals on Tamarama Beach 1938”
Constance Bennett in Palm Springs, April 1933
Women being arrested for wearing swimming suits that showed too much leg and refusing to cover up while not in water.
Gene Tierney in swimwear
Queen Sofia of Spain with Luis Gomez Acebo duke of Badajoz (infanta Pilar´s husband and cousin of Queen Margarita of Bulgaria) and Queen Anne Marie of Greece. 70s.
Marlene Dietrich with her daughter at the beach, 1928
"When you choose your friends, don’t be short-changed by choosing personality over character." - W. Somerset Maugham
Photography by Lisa Larsen, Atlantic Beach, FL 1954 - Life Magazine
Girls in bathing suits in Bucharest, 1930