Retro swim fashions are all the rage these days, a trend that’s likely to continue this summer. With temps soaring and the beach increasingly appealing, let’s turn once more to the past for some summer seaside style inspiration. Are you ready? Well, here we go.
As we head into the first true summer weekend, please take a moment to decide whether one of these ladies might inspire your best possible poolside fashion choices. And you can’t all pick the woman on the far left.
As beach season approaches, Victoria’s Secret is planning to shutter its swimsuit division. 2016 is the last year consumers will be able to buy VS swimwear, according to BuzzFeed, so get in on those cheap separates while you still can.
Have mercy, the fashions today! Another gem from British Pathé, this one featuring bathing beauties frolicking in Brighton. The footage shows swimwear fashions that are downright shocking... for 1898. In 2015, they look like really conservative pajamas.
Victoria's Secret, a company that produces clothing for women, has released a video ad trailer thingmabob that the men at Esquire magazine are pretty excited about. We're also pretty excited, because it looks like summer 2015 is going to be chock full of bathing suits that rub you in all the wrong places.
If you were on the internet 9 years ago, you may have heard about the Facekini, a revolutionary product that protected one's face from tanning while swimming. Almost a decade later, the Facekini is even more popular, exploding onto the beaches of Qingdao, China and protecting from more than just the sun.
I am using the term literally correctly here, so please proceed in the way you would if you were watching a solar eclipse that ends with an explosion and the immediate heat death of the universe.
When the Miss World pageant began in London in 1951, the winner — Sweden's Kiki Haakonson — was crowned in a two-piece swimsuit. But this year, the pageant is being held in Indonesia — world's most populous Islamic country — and bikinis will not be present.
It's that time of the year again (in the Northern Hemisphere at least). It's the time when everyone begins to realize that the sleet and the snow are going to end and people will actually want to wear swimsuits. In tandem, it seems like every site on the internet (or sign on the street) is telling you the right way to…
Have you seen Matchbook? The site that pairs bikinis with reading material? It's been passed around like wildfire lately. But what if you're not super svelte? After finding that almost none of the bikinis came in her size, Kate Harding created a "plus size edition." My faves are the brightly colored suit above and the…
A story about plus-size bikinis would be intriguing no matter what, but since we're talking about Brazil — a country with swimsuits so small a pubic hair wax was named for it — it's even more interesting. Apparently plus-size apparel is much-needed in Brazil, and that includes swimwear.
[We have ANOTHER fucking Snowpocalypse here, and you are all pretty and happy in your glorious watermelon bikini, damn you. Just look at the color of the water! FUCK. Dominican Republic, January 20. Images via Pacific Coast News Online.]
After the stuffed Thanksgiving turkey, caloric Christmas cookies and guzzles of champagne on New Year's Eve, what you really want to do is shop for a swimsuit, right? The Victoria's Secret swimsuit catalog has arrived just in time!
In New York right now, it is 53°, overcast and drizzly. But in Miami Beach, the high is 85°, and Coco Austin (along with husband Ice-T) is soaking up the rays with a sunny attitude!
[Medellin, July 28. A model wears a creation from the Colombian fashion brand Maaji at the Colombia Moda fashion show. Image via AP]
Miami's annual festival of spray-tan and spandex, otherwise known as swimwear fashion week, packed up its bronzers and stiletto sandals yesterday. While there were some pretty suits, there was also a whole lotta fug.