Tuesday, April 19, 2011


I suppose it was only a matter of time until my interest in yard sales, thrift stores, and "old stuff" turned in the direction of fashion.

I've suddenly decided that what I want, what I really want this summer, is a 1950's bathing suit.

So, since I've found this urge to channel my inner Marilyn, I decided to use Polyvore to show you just how fabulous 1950's-style swimwear can be.

(...in case you didn't already know.)Modcloth Swimwear
Esther Williams Swimwear
Fables by Barrie Swimwear

You can click through each of the above sets to see where you can buy these suits. Unfortunately, they're a little on the pricy side. Glamour like this doesn't come cheap I guess.

There's also this fabulous suit:

And this one, which I love:

And if you're looking for the real deal, this vintage Jantzen yellow gingham suit is available on eBay right now:

And this vintage red suit is currently available on etsy:


[Don't you?]

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