Original Vintage: Swimsuit
Dating from: 1950s
Side seam to side seam across bust 34” (86 cm) with stretch on the side and back panels
Side seam to side seam across waist 26” (71 cm) with stretch on the side and back panels
Side seam to side seam across hips 37” (94 cm)
Length from top at centre front to middle of crotch seam 21” (53.5 cm)
A Rock Follies Vintage Size 10
Made of: Cotton in a classic 1950s abstract print with an ivory background with greens, black, purple, orange and pink making up the design.
Style: A classic 1950s swimsuit with cross over straps. Without stretchy fabrics available sheering elastic was used to create a stretch, and this costume has sheering elastic completely across the two back panels. The front of the costume is made of six panels which have also be lined in plain ivory coloured cotton, which also has casing to put in boning if you want a more structured bust line ( we will include some modern boning for you to insert if you want to as the original boning is no longer with the suit) The straps are part of the bust panel and can be worn halter neck style or cross over the back and the quality chrome hook clip into a casing the design of the hook means that you can alter the length of the strap however when set they will not move and the end of the strap which has a pointed design covers the loop.
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition:
Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age, but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection. Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:
- Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)