Bathing Beauties Of The Early 20th Century

last modified Jul 14, 2018 by Kathy Pinna
posted Jun 27, 2016 by Kathy Pinna
Would you be happy wearing these bathing suits? In the first few decades of the 20th century, bathing suits covered a lot of skin - as these bathing beauty shots show. Truthfully, the older I get, the better these suits look to me - I couldn't wear today's suits in public!

Bathing girl parade

1920

1922

At the beach

The confetti girls

1918

Mack Sennett's Bathing Beauties

1925

1920

1921

All covered up . . .

But they still have parasols!

Wringing out those heavy suits!

Circa 1905

1921

The sandcastle is the excuse . . .

The two bathing beauties are the reason for the photo.

"Pageant of Pulchritude"

1930 Texas

Great smile!

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