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This listing is for the amazing 1965 Scandal Suit Cole of California one piece swimsuit. This is the only one of this super rare leopard print scandal suit available online! Dont let it pass you by! PERFECT for collectors!

"The Scandal Suit, the earth-shattering 1964 design by Margit Fellegi for Cole of California. At the time, Lycra was still new, and it was the development of new fabrics containing Lycra that enabled Fellegi to make this suit - so bare, yet so covered up.

The first of the Scandal suits were shown to Cole sales representatives in September of 1964. The show was stunning, and many salesmen declared it would not fly in the more conservative parts of the country. But Cole was committed, with a huge ad compaign already in the works, an ad campaign centered around the line, "Isn't it time somebody created an absolutely wild scandal for nice girls?" This line was uttered by a young lady perched on a brass bed on a beach. Yes, this was scandalous in 1965!

It was also successful. The suit was on the cover of the New York Times, and featured in an article in Life magazine. Imitations soon flooded the market. It seems as if American women were ready to be a little daring!" courtesy of fuzzylizzie.com

This super sexy Cole of California Scandal Suit features:

-no back
-low hips
-deep netted v neckline
-slimming leopard print
-bullet bra cups

Modern XS S - M

Please see Measurements:

waist: 20"-28"
hips: 28"-40"
length: 27"

This piece is in excellent condition! there is some very minor pilling on bottom.

Please remember that Vintage items have been previously loved. It is common for pieces to show some normal signs of age & wear. Anything significant will be noted. Please check the chart below for condition.

Vintage Rating Chart:

Mint:Item is as perfect and pristine as it was originally made and shows no signs of wear
Near Mint: item shows only the slightest signs of wear
Excellent: item shows typical signs of wear due to occasional use.
Very Good:Item is considered wearable but has some surface flaws (scuffing, staining, or tears for example)
Good: Item is considered wearable but cannot be returned to excellent condition, even if repairs are made
Fair: Numerous noted flaws, some significant
Project Piece: wearable with care and repairs

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Vintage Swimsuit SCANDAL SUIT Very Rare Leopard Print 1965 Margit Felligi Cole of California Bombshell XS S M Only 1 online


  • Vintage item from the 1960s
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