From Black And White To Color In The Open Water

From Black And White To Color In The Open Water

Courtesy of Messy Nessy Chic and WOWSA.

First photo shows swimsuits from mid-1920s Vogue Magazine that touted “the newest thing for the sea is a jersey bathing suit as near a maillot as the unwritten law will permit.”

Second photo shows one-piece swimsuits from the 1930s.

Third photo shows from masters swimmers at the 2016 Barbados Open Water Festival in colorful swimsuits.

Fourth photo shows the modern-day Mighty Mermaids: 60-year-old Nancy Steadman Martin, 60-year-old Christie Plank Ciraulo, 56-year-old Jenny Cook, 57-year-old Tracy Grilli, 58-year-old Karen Einsidler, and 58-year-old Veronica Hibben.

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