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Incredibly darling vintage 1950s 50s bathing suit.

✧ red + black plaid cotton
✧ elastic ruching throughout + elastic panel in back for the perfect fit
✧ interior bullet bra + vertical boning for shape + support
✧ adjustable or removeable halter strap fastens with hidden buttons
✧ pleated skirt
✧ elastic leg openings

This bathing suit is almost too darling for words! I adore the unexpected contrast between the preppy plaid and the cheeky pinup style fit; it’s like Burberry gone Vargas! This suit would be wonderful as a costume for a circus performer, as wardrobe for a photo shoot, or just for lounging or playing by the pool in these lingering days before the weather turns too crisp. All you need is a parasol and some kitten heels and you’ll be good to go!

This beautiful swimsuit was made over 50 years ago and is in phenomenal condition -- it is truly a treasure and very rare!!

please note: the colors of this swimsuit are faded; the red may look brighter on your computer screen than it is in person.

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♥ details + measurements

please note: this garment will fit a range in
measurements due to the elastic ruching.

Best fits: s, m
Label: none
Fabric: cotton
Bust: 34 - 38 in.
Waist: 22 - 28 in.
Hips: up to 38 in.
Strap: adjustable
Length neckline to skirt: 21 in.
Length neckline to inseam: 24 in.

Excellent vintage condition with no stains, tears, or visible mends. The colors are evenly faded, likely from being washed in the past. This swimsuit is clean and ready to wear!

♥ shipping + insurance

United States $12.00 Priority
Canada $11.00 First Class | $27.00 Priority
Everywhere Else $16.00 First Class | $42.00 Priority

Insurance is included in all shipping charges.

Dear International Friends: the default shipping is set to First Class, but if you would prefer Priority at the rate listed above, simply convo us to let us know, and we will send you a Paypal invoice for the additional shipping charge.

vintage 1950s bathing suit / 50s bathing suit / Red and Black Plaid Ruffles Circus Swimsuit


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Material: cotton
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 595 reviews
  • Favorited by: 26 people