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"Swimwear through the Decades: A Captivating Journey into Fashion and Fun" Step back in time to July 13th, 1971

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Jazz orchestra by the pool on board the Mauretania

Jazz orchestra by the pool on board the Mauretania
A jazz orchestra entertains passengers by the pool on board the ocean liner, the Mauretania, just one of the many amusements available. Date: 1931

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Young woman with blindfold balancing on diving board

Young woman with blindfold balancing on diving board

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Miss UK contestants at the sauna baths, Kensington High Street. 13th July 1971

Miss UK contestants at the sauna baths, Kensington High Street. 13th July 1971

Background imageSwimwear Collection: 18 year old Karen Kerr wearing a patchwork bikini made by the Womens Institute

18 year old Karen Kerr wearing a patchwork bikini made by the Womens Institute. 29th May 1970

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Actress Gail Grainger, who plays Shirley Hughes in the play 'The Man Most Likely to

Actress Gail Grainger, who plays Shirley Hughes in the play "The Man Most Likely to
Actress Gail Grainger, who plays Shirley Hughes in the play " The Man Most Likely to..." at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool

Background imageSwimwear Collection: 1940s style Navy pin-up girl posing with a vintage Corsair aircraft

1940s style Navy pin-up girl posing with a vintage Corsair aircraft
Beautiful 1940s style Navy pin-up girl posing with a vintage Corsair aircraft

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Lionel Blair has just acquired a new house in Bushey, Hertfordshire

Lionel Blair has just acquired a new house in Bushey, Hertfordshire, costing him around £ 40, 000. This house has a swimming pool

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Beach Party

Beach Party
A group of surfers on a beach with a Ford Mustang car

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Soho Fair and Carnival started to-day with a record entry in the the Carnival procession

Soho Fair and Carnival started to-day with a record entry in the the Carnival procession and the waiters race. (Picture shows) Carnival procession driving through the streets. 11th July 1960

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Spandau Ballet, music group, have been in the Bahamas for the last two weeks

Spandau Ballet, music group, have been in the Bahamas for the last two weeks, recording their next album (True), and taking whatever time allows, to relax and enjoy the local surroundings

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Lesleys Fuel is Brand X. Motorists who buy petrol at pretty Lesley Fers

Lesleys Fuel is Brand X. Motorists who buy petrol at pretty Lesley Fers pump get an unusual extra - a high octane kiss to zoom them on their way

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Joyce Lewis, aged 25 years, Isle of Man Beach Beauty. June 1955

Joyce Lewis, aged 25 years, Isle of Man Beach Beauty. June 1955

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Woman police officer Annie Matthews, Hyde Park, London

Woman police officer Annie Matthews, Hyde Park, London
Woman police officer Annie Matthews (nickname Big Ben), on duty at the childrens lido in Hyde Park, London. Before joining the Met Police, Annie worked as a housemaid at Glamis Castle in Scotland

Background imageSwimwear Collection: The Beach At Cannes

The Beach At Cannes
Sunbathers on a deck in front of the beach outside the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, France in August 1948. (Photo by Ivan Dmitri/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Audi Quattro Germany

Audi Quattro Germany

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Girl in a Red Dress, Seated by a Swimming Pool, 1936 (oil on board)

Girl in a Red Dress, Seated by a Swimming Pool, 1936 (oil on board)
657183 Girl in a Red Dress, Seated by a Swimming Pool, 1936 (oil on board) by Lavery, John (1856-1941); 24x20in cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Girl in a Red Dress, Seated by a Swimming Pool)

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Marianao Bathing Beach, Havana, Cuba, c1910

Marianao Bathing Beach, Havana, Cuba, c1910. [Edicion. Jordi]

Background imageSwimwear Collection: The Bystander - Surf riders front cover

The Bystander - Surf riders front cover
Front cover of The Bystander featuring an illustration by C. Rebel Stanton of three girls in red bathing costumes surf riding - a sort of combined forerunner of surfing and water skiing. Date: 1929

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Veet advertisement, 1926

Veet advertisement, 1926
Advertisement for Veet hair removal cream from 1926 - don t let disfiguring growths of superfluous hair destroy your charm and daintiness any longer

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Aquaplaning

Aquaplaning
15th September 1925: One of the most difficult aquaplane stunts, water-surfing upside down, performed by Mr Brooks, at Lake Tahoe, California, where the sport is very popular

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Flappers (litho)

Flappers (litho)
7148641 Flappers (litho) by Heilemann, Ernst (1870-1936) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Flappers. Illustration from Die Berliner Pflanze (Albert Langen, Munich)

Background imageSwimwear Collection: The Water Nymph by Muriel Dawson

The Water Nymph by Muriel Dawson -- a little girl paddling in the sea. Date: 1933

Background imageSwimwear Collection: The Mountbattens at Monte Carlo

The Mountbattens at Monte Carlo
Lord and Lady Louis Mountbatten pictured with their elder daughter Patricia at Monte Carlo heading it appears from their swimwear, to the beach. Date: 1931

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Young man wearing bathing trunks, leaning against a concrete wall

Young man wearing bathing trunks, leaning against a concrete wall

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Postcard of Smiling Woman on Beach in Florida. ca. 1924, A Sunny Smile from Florida

Postcard of Smiling Woman on Beach in Florida. ca. 1924, A Sunny Smile from Florida

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Postcard of a Woman Photographing the Ocean. ca. 1921, 147 A Snapshot on the Beach, Atlantic City

Postcard of a Woman Photographing the Ocean. ca. 1921, 147 A Snapshot on the Beach, Atlantic City, N. J
Postcard of a Woman Photographing the Ocean. ca. 1921, 147 A Snapshot on the Beach, Atlantic City, N.J. Published by Saltzburgs Merchandise Co. Atlantic City, N.J

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Postcard of a Sunbather at the Beach. ca. 1922, Taking a sun bath

Postcard of a Sunbather at the Beach. ca. 1922, Taking a sun bath

Background imageSwimwear Collection: 1917 Bathing Suit Fashion

1917 Bathing Suit Fashion
Hollywood, California: c. 1917. Silent screen actress and Mack Sennett Comedy beauty Vera Stedman poses in the latest beach wear

Background imageSwimwear Collection: 1969 Miss UK contestants. 18th August 1972

1969 Miss UK contestants. 18th August 1972

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Four stages of swimmer performing rapid turn

Four stages of swimmer performing rapid turn

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Diana, Princess of Wales on holiday in St Tropez in the South of France as the guest of

Diana, Princess of Wales on holiday in St Tropez in the South of France as the guest of Harrods boss Mohamed Al Fayed. The Princess, wearing a leopard print one piece swimsuit

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Miss UK runner up and Penthouse pet Helen Caunt, aged 20. 15th July 1971

Miss UK runner up and Penthouse pet Helen Caunt, aged 20. 15th July 1971

1920s-era bathing beauty (b/w photo)
7133810 1920s-era bathing beauty (b/w photo); (add.info.: 1920s-era bathing beauty); GG Vintage Images; UIG.

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Woman and her admirers at the beach (colour litho)

Woman and her admirers at the beach (colour litho)
8656756 Woman and her admirers at the beach (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Woman and her admirers at the beach. Postcard, early 20th century)

A labour of love (colour litho)
8656728 A labour of love (colour litho) by German School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: A labour of love. Woman mending a man's swimming costume. Postcard, early 20th century)

David Billington, champion swimmer of the world (b/w photo)
8655977 David Billington, champion swimmer of the world (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: David Billington (1885-1955)

Couple slipping on grease and falling into the water (colour litho)
8656721 Couple slipping on grease and falling into the water (colour litho) by German School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Couple slipping on grease and falling into the water)

This is more in my line than working (colour litho)
8656702 This is more in my line than working (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

This is the place for life (colour litho)
8656700 This is the place for life (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: This is the place for life)

Men taking photographs of a woman in her swimsuit (colour litho)
8656691 Men taking photographs of a woman in her swimsuit (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Men taking photographs of a woman in her swimsuit)

CWS Crumpsall Swimming Club (b/w photo)
8656046 CWS Crumpsall Swimming Club (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: CWS Crumpsall Swimming Club)

Photographer in the sea taking a photograph of two women having fun in the water in swimsuit. photograph around 1920
IMB4936609 Photographer in the sea taking a photograph of two women having fun in the water in swimsuit. photograph around 1920; (add.info)

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Large woman in her bathing costume (colour litho)

Large woman in her bathing costume (colour litho)
8656623 Large woman in her bathing costume (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Large woman in her bathing costume)

Background imageSwimwear Collection: It's so jolly to go for a paddle (coloured photo)

It's so jolly to go for a paddle (coloured photo)
8656607 It's so jolly to go for a paddle (coloured photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: It's so jolly to go for a paddle. Girl and a parasol)

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Having a good time at Skegness (coloured photo)

Having a good time at Skegness (coloured photo)
8656600 Having a good time at Skegness (coloured photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Having a good time at Skegness. Women on the beach)

Background imageSwimwear Collection: Look what the seaside has done for me! (colour litho)

Look what the seaside has done for me! (colour litho)
8656554 Look what the seaside has done for me! (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: "Look what the seaside has done for me)

Background imageSwimwear Collection: The funniest sight you've ever seen (colour litho)

The funniest sight you've ever seen (colour litho)
8656530 The funniest sight you've ever seen (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The funniest sight you've ever seen)



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"Swimwear through the Decades: A Captivating Journey into Fashion and Fun" Step back in time to July 13th, 1971, as Miss UK contestants sizzle at the sauna baths on Kensington High Street. These confident ladies showcase their stunning swimwear choices, setting trends for generations to come. On board the luxurious Mauretania, a jazz orchestra serenades poolside guests in their stylish swimwear. The harmonious melodies blend with the vibrant colors of swimsuits, creating an atmosphere of pure relaxation and elegance. Intrigue fills the air as a young woman fearlessly balances on a diving board blindfolded. Her poised stance captures both grace and bravery, leaving spectators in awe of her daring act. The sun-kissed shores come alive with excitement during a lively Beach Party. Laughter echoes along sandy beaches as friends gather wearing fashionable swimwear that reflects their unique personalities. Rewind to June 1955 when Joyce Lewis from Isle of Man was crowned Beach Beauty. Her radiant smile illuminates the coastline as she confidently struts her stuff in timeless swimwear that exudes classic charm. Transporting us further back in time is a captivating image of a Navy pin-up girl posing alongside a vintage Corsair aircraft during the 1940s. Her flirtatious gaze and alluring swimsuit embody an era defined by strength and femininity. Fast forward to modern times where even Audi Quattro Germany joins the swimwear scene. Their sleek design seamlessly merges high-performance cars with fashion-forward beach attire, making waves wherever they go. Soho Fair and Carnival kick off with record-breaking participation in its colorful procession. Revelers don eye-catching swimwear creations while celebrating community spirit amidst joyous festivities filled with music, dance, and laughter. Actress Gail Grainger captivates audiences not only on stage but also by showcasing Shirley Hughes' impeccable style from "The Man Most Likely to.