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A Brief History of Women's Swimsuits: an Evolution of Function and Style

Since ancient times people have been drawn to the element of water as it is the source of all life. In addition to being necessary for survival, humans also have used water to provide things like exercise, entertainment, and just good plain fun. As a result, swimming has become a favorite  pastime for humans the world over and therefore has opened up an entire new category when it comes to clothing. Granted, there was a time when skinny dipping was probably the only way to do it, but these days women especially have endless choices when it comes to swimwear. This article is going to take a look back in time and examine how swimsuits have gone from being full length gowns to the itsy-bitsy-teeny-weeny-yellow-polka-dot bikinis we see today.

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