Friday, August 18, 2023

History of Swimsuits, Part 3 - Going Topless

A guy who looks a lot like Bob Hope seems to be having a problem with a 1930s 
policeman in Atlantic City because he wasn't wearing a bathing top.  That was 
rapidly changing, as witnessed by the 1934 newspaper clipping below:

The ad above from a bit later in the decade still featured a suit with a
 (probably detachable) top for the less adventurous male bather.
Below, we have two pretty standard late 30s styles.


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