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    “Spectacle Suit” by Claire McCardell.  From Life Magazine, January 17, 1949.

    1952 LIFE Magazine - Photo by Nina Leen

    hussein chalayan dress by horst diekgerdes

    1958 Life

    Vogue, January 1975

    1953 swimsuit.

    Bathing beauty's !! Love the suits, they are coming back, Back then curves were in, and now, in 2013 finally, they are coming back in style, but I wonder if they really ever were out??

    suits

    Playful, gorgeous bathing suits from 1949.

    Retro, LOVE this

    Jantzen. Photo by Horst P. Horst, 1934.

    Aristocrator [people | beautiful | clothing | dress | suit | fashion | hairstyle]

    1940s Fashion: The Decade Captured In 40 Incredible Pictures | Marie Claire

    for Life magazine

    By Nina Leen, 1952

    Life Magazine, 1940, Miami Beach.

    blue bikini top

    No reference for the swimsuit - but love the ruching and colour, vintage style swimsuit

    Vogue, 1948 #1940sfashion #1940sclothing #1940sdress (She is having an affair! :0)

    1940 | Beige Silk Suit with Pleated Sleeves, a Bow, and Rhinestone Clip at Cuff by Lilli Ann