1924: Natalie Kingston, one of Mack Sennett’s bathing belles, is pictured on the beach, embracing a borzoi.
1928 beachwear, looks like Norma Shearer.
1927 - Venice Beach, California
Dorothy Sebastian, late 1920s - early 1930s
The new 1930 models of bathing togs, Photo play magazine July 1930
1930's beach beauties
1930's ladies beach play day
1954 bathing suits
Cole Swimwear 1954
Photo by Nina Leen, 1950
1960s MOD bathing suits
The 70’s bombshell look a-la Brigitte Bardot requires a sizzling body, a teased mane, a balconet top and full bottoms.
Feb. 1980: Christie Brinkley became best known for her appearance on the cover of three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues.
Elle Macpherson - 1985
1985 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. Photographed by Brian Lanker