The bikini made waves when it reached US shores in the 1960s. To celebrate, we’ve compiled classic photos by myvintagevogue.com that showcase the history of the bikini.
From Rosie the Riveter to Mary Tyler Moore, explore how working women have influenced fashion from the 1940s to the 1970s. Using period images from myvintagevogue.com and a runway show of vintage examples from clevervintageclothing.com, clothing historian Dave Temple will discuss how working women changed the fashion landscape forever.
Coty Cosmetics / Clothes by Betsey Johnson 1971
Coty Cosmetics / Clothes by Stephen Burrows 1971
Lana Lobell 1954
Slimaker Original 1954
Erwin Mills 1954
(Alice Bruno right)