1940s to Early 50's Nautical Skirted Swimsuit

1940s to Early 50's Nautical Skirted Swimsuit


Classic 1940s Pin up style skirted swim suit

Fabricated in navy blue cotton with white seersucker trim

Three plastic stars embellish front bodice. (The enamel coating only remains on the center star)

Fitted with princess and a center front seam in front

Cotton seersucker interior shelf bra (cups are not boned or padded)

Previous owner’s name label is still attached. So cute Miss Patricia V Bloom!

Front bodice interlined in cotton muslin.

Back smocking for a snug fit

Elasticized leg openings to brief

No panty liner on this babe.


Halter straps tie at back of neck

Maker: Lee Swimplay Suits

Vintage size 16 (See measurements below, not a modern 16 )

95% cotton/ 5% other

Condition: Very Good with 1 partial row of broken smocking thread in back. (see interior photos) enanmel wear to stars as mentioned above. Clean and ready to wear.

Measurements: The measurements below are the actual measurements of the garment. Whenever possible the best way to insure a good fit is by comparing the measurements to that of a similar garment in your closet. Looks to best suit an X-Small

Bust: 30"- 34” Looks to best suit an A to a B cup max

26"-32” under bust

Waist: 23”- 28”

Hips: up to 38”

Length@ CF (to crotch): 21”(Will best suit a petite height. I am 5’3” and it works well on me. Probably good for up to 5’5”.)

The mannequin measurements are 32" Bust, 25" Waist, 35" Hips

Has not been clipped to mannequin

Proud Member of the Vintage Fashion Guild

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