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Swimsuits Through the Years

Take a look back at how swimsuits, especially the 2-piece variety, have changed over the years … and by change we mean gotten very “itty-bitty, teeny-weeny.”

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There isn’t one article of clothing in history that has caused more of a stir than the bathing suit. It’s hard to imagine now, but this “bathing costume” from around 1895 was considered scandalous in its day.

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