Se hvordan badetøj har udviklet sig igennem tiderne

Udvikling of the Swimsuit - Lead
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Andrea Cheng

19. maj 2016 @ 9:30

When it comes to swimwear these days, there are endless styles and options to choose from. There is the minimalist one-piece, retro-style separator, the skimpy triangle bikini, and honestly, everything in between. Men det var ikke altid tilfældet.

Back in the mid-1800s women had full length, full coverage dresses that restricted any kind of swimming activity just to wade into the water. Flash fram til efterkrigskrig og første stykke eller maillot blev opfundet, but because of its wool composition, it sank when it was wet. And then there were strengen bikinis that only Brigitte Bardot or Christie Brinkley could pull out in the 60s and 70s as the bombers were.

And now it’s come full circle thanks to Taylor Swift, who was in no way responsible for bringing back retro 1950-style aesthetics. Rul gennem vores tidslinje for at se, hvordan badetøj har udviklet sig gennem tiden.