50s/60s Swimsuit or Playsuit

SKU: 00551-001
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Classic pin-up style swim and play suit from the 1950s or early 1960s.

  • Navy plaid cotton with crisp white trim at sweetheart neckline and boy shorts.
  • Button straps can be worn straight back or crossed.
  • Bodice is boned and has a built-in, unpadded bra.
  • Ruching at sides for a custom and comfortable fit.
  • This bathing costume and sunsuit is fully lined.
  • Union made in the U.S.A.

Labels: Robby Len Fashions and 1955-'63 ILGWU tag

Fiber/Care: 95% cotton/5% other fibers, acetate lining, washable (hang to dry)

Condition: we stitched up a hole in the double-layer crotch lining (it was there when we purchased the suit, and did not affect wear at all, but we thought you'd like it repaired so we did)

*This suit is freshly laundered and ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
- labeled a vintage size 12/34, but sizing has changed so please go by the measurements provided. the elasticized ruching provides give above the waist -
 top of strap to waist (over bust): 17.5"/
  (note that you could move the buttons to lengthen or shorten as needed)
 bust: 34"/86.25cm
 top of cup to waist (over bust): 10.5"/26.5cm
 waist: 26"/66cm
 hips: 36"/91.5cm
 rise: 13"/33cm
 inseam: 1.75"/4.5cm
 leg opening diameter: 11"/28cm
 center front bodice to crotch seam: 22.5"/57cm
For reference, live model is 5'5.75" tall and measures b: 35.5" (32D), w: 26.5", hip: 35.5" and normally wears a modern size 2/4. If your measurements are slightly smaller or similar, it should work fine for you. A 32D is about the same as a 34C or 36B.

 Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. 

Notes: International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 


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