The maillot was worn by men in the 1900s, and evolved into the revealing, and sexy, women's swimsuit of the 20's. It describes a tight one piece, with a deep neckline, and high-cut legs with many styles formed over the years
Kintsugi resources | A Kintsugi Life // Kintsugi (金継ぎ?) (Japanese: golden joinery) or Kintsukuroi (金繕い?) (Japanese: golden repair) Defined as "to repair with gold", is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e technique. As a philosophy it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.