The history of women’s swimsuits has grown since the 1800s, yet the suit itself has gotten smaller an smaller. Even our great-great grandmothers would roll in their graves if they saw what we sunbathe in public in now. Sometimes we wonder if designers will hit a point where they can’t make them any smaller, so they’ll be ditched all together in lieu of your “birthday suit swimsuit.”
Regardless, the history of the shrinking suit is fascinating. From bathing dresses to monokinis to today’s bare-all thong, follow the link below to watch the evolution of the swimsuit.
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