Inspired by vintage: Retro swimwear style

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I’m much more of a fan of a vintage-style swimsuit or bikini than most “modern” bathing suits, so it’s always great to see current brands providing their own versions of retro swimwear. Or, as we say in Australia, “bathers’ or “cossies” – cute, eh?

There’s something romantic about swimming caps and vintage swimming costumes with frills or a matching skirt with tie, isn’t there?

Unfortunately, I can’t recommend any particular brands which consistently manufacture retro-inspired swimming costumes, so do leave a comment below if you have any ideas. But here are a couple of sites that sell retro-inspired swimwear:

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These other galleries might inspire you to live lusciously in the outdoors, whether vintage-inspired or ultra modern. Enjoy!

 

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See more in our beach, pool and outdoor living photo gallery page, and check out these Facebook photo galleries, some of which also relate to retro swimwear:

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Leave a comment about your favourite style of swimsuit, and do leave a suggestion if you would like to recommend a particular brand so other Luscious Lifers can track down some new looks for summer.

Cheers, Natasha
www.myLusciousLife.com

 

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