Naturists retro photos and a bit about the evolution of beach fashion
We offer you to remember the story of the emergence of bathing suits, against which so actively advocate the naturists. Retro photos and movies brought us the image of a male striped tights, emerged in the late nineteenth century. But in the early XX century they gave way to a triangular calico bottoms, and swimwear for women made of colored cotton in the 1920s, was replaced Meltemi - knit monocotyledonae, which is divided into bra and panties.
In 1946, Louis Rear, French fashion designer, began the struggle, the purpose of which is to minimize bathing suit for women. He named his invention in honour of the tiny island of Bikini, which was part of the Marshall Islands. Along with this, begin to narrow and triangular swimming trunks for men. In the 1960s, bikini evolyutsioniruet in minibikini, and men have at their disposal and miniplate-fitting "boxer" shorts, which meant the recognition of natural human anatomy, its public relevance and, in fact, the beginning of the end of fashion swimwear. Had questioned the need to swim and sunbathe without clothes.
Rubric: Retro Nudists