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Teens’ play/swim/beach ensemble, late 1940s
Cotton play/bathing suit by Claire McCardell, Met, c. 1943
Since the weather has been warm here lately (in the 80s!), I am all a flutter with excitement for a summer wardrobe. I bought fabric for two new 1940s/50s style bathing suits just the other day! I cannot wait to make them :)
An ad from a 1948 issue of National Geographic