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Original Kaliponi vintage Hawaiian style 40s high waist Bikini / playsuit

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Bikini is Hazelnut brown, turquoise, cobalt blue and white colours.

It has a beautiful floral/foliage border print.

Shorts have a metal zipper (6 ½ “/ 16 ½ cm) on the side and a 1 Lucite button. There are 2 bows attached to the side that tie upfront. The Waist band at the back is elastic so it can be stretched.

The Top can be worn strapless or with the strap as a necklaces halter.
Under bust strap ties up at the back.

Fabric: Cotton

Label: ‘Kaliponi’, Long Beach, California

Condition: very good vintage

Under bust:
Can be tied to a small size, but goes up to 36" / 91 ½ cm, with still enough strap to tie it up at the back. (Please measure just under the bust at your rib cage)
Cup size: D (up to a small E cup)

Front panel: side seam to side seam (back not included) 26” / 66 cm
Halter strap: 44" / 112 cm
Cup top to bottom: 7 ½ “/ 19 cm
The total measured of the under bust strap laying flat: 49“/124 cm

High waist Shorts:

Tip: Measuring your waist for High waist trousers. Start your tape measuring in the centre of your crotch, take it up to the point of the rise measurement (for these shorts 15.5”) and at that point measure your waist. This way you will have a better idée, if high waist trousers will fit you.

Waist: 26" / 66 cm (max. 29" / 73 cm)
Hip: 38" / 96 ½ cm
Rise: 15 ½ “ / 39 ½ cm


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All parcels including International parcels are shipped priority with confirmation and insurance, on request I will send without insurance, but this is at your own risk.

Sorry but NO RESERVES and NO LAYAWAYS, everybody will be given the same chance to buy.

Payment is due immediately. Thanks a lot!

Original Kaliponi vintage Hawaiian style 40s high waist Bikini / playsuit


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: gab, gabardine, rayon, cotton, marilyn, print
  • Ships worldwide from United Kingdom
  • Feedback: 26 reviews
  • Favorited by: 41 people