1950s

Simply You - - Athleisure -

Hol­ly­wood glam­our was on the rise, as were beauty pageants with the con­tro­ver­sial swimwear seg­ment. Styles were all about a wasp-like shape à la our favourite star­lets, and some could eas­ily pass as ball gowns had one thrown a tulle skirt over the top. Mil­lion Dol­lar Mer­maid, a glossy aqua mu­si­cal based on Keller­man’s life, made it seem plau­si­ble to swim, or at least sun­bathe, in se­quins.

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