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"A Century of Swimsuits" World Class Collection 100 YRS Major Designer Swimwear!
"A Century of Swimsuits". This collection represents 100 years of historically significant designer swimwear fashion, comprised of women’s swimwear - by the world’s top fashion and swimwear designers. The collection reflects a century of cultural and clothing trends in woman’s fashion. I've posted some swimsuit photos in the collection but, obviously, not all. Pls. keep that in mind and feel free to ask questions. There are nearly 100 iconic swimsuits in the collection, circa 1914 to the 21st century. Included are iconic swimsuits designed by Annette Kellerman, Schiaparelli, Claire McCardell, Catalina, Cole of California, Jantzen, Christian Dior, Chanel, Versace and also includes the rare, scandalous and infamous Rudi Gernreich topless bathing suit and the list goes on. Many of the swimsuits in the collection are documented. The collection is personally owned by me and is available in its entirety, Individual pieces will not be sold. The "Century of Swimsuits" collection is a rare, visually appealing, artistically exciting and important acquisition for a museum, collectors, or design archive for swimwear designers. Condition: most are in very good, excellent or unworn condition; a few have some issues. Feel free to ask questions.
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