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A Brief History Of Women's Swimsuit - Fewer And Fewer Fabrics

Aug 25, 2017

Summer beach side of the beach, women have to wear colorful swimwear, sexy or sexy, but who can think of, the original swimsuit was made with wool!

In 1913, the Portland Knitting Company in downtown Portland, Oregon produced the first swimsuit. In the avant-garde and conservative conflict for hundreds of years, swimsuit the following changes occurred.

1920s 1920s, Hollywood movies are considered to have played a role in the popularity of swimsuit. At that time the most iconic is the Jantzen brand wool fabric swimsuit and wearing a red swimwear "diving girl" logo. At this time, some of the United States beach and even the length of the swimsuit provisions. Although this decade has been popular wool swimsuit, but the Speedo brand also broke the routine, the first design and released a non-wool-style swimsuit.


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1930s

Latex and more personal fabric for the production of swimsuit, replacing the past is more limited wool fabric. Tight fit swimsuit for the first time the definition of the chest line, but also for this era has brought a more light shape swimwear costumes.


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1940s

Before 1946, the "bikini" was only the name of an island on the Pacific Ocean for an atomic bomb test. On July 18, 1946, the Frenchman Louis Réard introduced a swimsuit consisting of three pieces of cloth and four bands in Paris. Réard named the swimsuit "bikini", hoping this swimsuit to the world's shock with the Bikini Island on the atomic bomb effect is comparable. Bikini's popularity also originated in the protection of fabrics during World War II.


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1950s

By the 1950s, swimsuit style became more tight. Although bikini is very popular, Marilyn Monroe wearing a piece of swimsuit is also very popular.

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1960s

Because the modern swimsuit used by the elastic fabric available, swimsuit become smaller and smaller. In addition, the swimsuit style by the United States California beach party and surfing culture, which from the "Beach Blanket Bingo" like the film can be seen.


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1930s

Latex and more personal fabric for the production of swimsuit, replacing the past is more limited wool fabric. Tight fit swimsuit for the first time the definition of the chest line, but also for this era has brought a more light shape swimwear costumes.


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The 1990s

Bright colors, 90's fashion and sporty lifestyle influenced the style of this decade's swimsuit. One of the most iconic is Pamela Anderson in the US drama "Coast life-saving team" in the classic red sports swimsuit. The 80-year-old tight-fitting V-style swimsuit is still popular. In addition, two-piece swimsuit also began to enter everyone's attention.


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21st century

Bikini and one-piece swimsuit to meet a variety of sizes, many retro style and re-return.


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