It’s not unusual for our vintage fashion inspirations series to focus on swimwear from another age; be it Marilyn, or Grace Kelly, or some lesser-known model in a shapely 1940s swimming costume. And shapely is the key word in all of that; for there’s much to the vintage cuts in creating a womanly figure, something a string bikini will never be as good at. Anthropologie are going for those high waists and full cups in their April 2011 swimwear look book – and those vintage-inspired shapes will do wonders for many a body.
Jeisa Chiminazzo stars. Click on the gallery below to view more.