Monday, July 19, 2010

Summer Fun: Vintage Bathing Suit Ads

Just for fun, some bathing suit advertisements through the years:
First up: Jantzen, 1939
And Jantzen again, from 1945 this time:
Cole of California, 1961:
J.C. Penney ad from 1970, they were just "Penney's" back then:
And one more from 1970, from Label 4 Jrs:
Ready to go swimming yet??


~~Carol~~ said...

Oh, to be able to wear a bikini again! I don't think I'd even dare put on a one-piece. Great ads though!
Happy Monday!

Tina Dawn said...

I like the Penneys suits the best. Yes, swimming sounds great! My favorite suit (2 piece, not quite a bikini) was custom made in Manhattan Beach. Of course it fit great. Love T

yosemite faith said...

love the vintage swimsuits!!

Mick said...

The men's swimsuits from the 30's and 40's crack me up haha!

Twyla and Lindsey said...

I always love seeing old ads. Twyla