The History of Swimwear
Fashion has changed significantly since the Victorian Era, but perhaps no garment has gone through a more dramatic transformation than the swimsuit. In just over 100 years, the swimsuit has gone from long, billowing gowns to barely-there bikinis that leave little to the imagination. This drastic change is of course due to shifting mindsets about women’s rights and political freedoms. From modest to micro-mini, here is an in-depth look of history of swimwear throughout the decades.