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Claire McCardell beachwear ensemble, Met, 1944
Advance playsuit pattern, c. 1945
Teens’ play/swim/beach ensemble, late 1940s
Simplicity beachwear pattern, 1940s
Bonnie Cashincotton playsuit, Met, c. 1947
Misses’ sports ensemble, 1940s
Simplicity playset pattern, c. 1949
Valentinawool playsuit (worn by fashion maven Millicent Rogers), Met, c. 1940
I love that you can clearly see the influence of ’30s playsuit trends before the true ’40s fashions took over the decade.