It’s a regular old vintage beach party … buff bodies, voluptuous curves, hunks & pin-ups, right along with families in the surf, sun & sand! You don’t want to miss this summer fun, or meeting my vintage Doppelganger!
In this Thrifty Vintage Chic scrapbook, surprisingly, I found a lot of “normal” body shapes — dispelling the myth that the bodies of yesteryear were grossly more petite than today’s modern physique.
Spanning 50 years of history, this collection of vintage photos tell a story of Americans at play during the summer months.
From the candid to the cheeky, enjoy the similarities of life and soak up the evolution of swimsuit style.
And, for all you self-conscious ladies (this includes me!), take heart in seeing healthy thighs and round tummies! If these vintage bathing beauties could be proud of themselves just as they were, then shouldn’t we also?
Aw, I want to be like this happy couple! Note, the emergence of the monokini style! And, who is hiding behind them?
What’s summer without a barbecue?
Note, the rotisserie, requiring our bikini gal to “power it” with a pump.
These scrapbook photos are all courtesy of eBay sellers and, as of “press time” are available for your bidding/purchase pleasure.
Don’t miss checking out tomorrow’s post featuring some modern bathing beauties, Heidi & Joe, donning vintage beach attire! In the meantime, check out the previous Thrifty Vintage Chic swimsuit issue!
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