A mid-1950s, pinup style, play and swimsuit by Catalina. Green-on-white abstract batik printed cotton. Built-in soft-cup bra, elasticized ruching at bodice sides, elasticized leg openings within shorts. Fully lined in white cotton. Straps adjust at back. Brass-colored metal details on rope belt, front of straps, and sides of shorts. Metal Conmatic back zip with interior hook&eye closure. Extremely well-made. Feels substantial and supportive, without being heavy or binding. Ah, vintage...
Labels: Catalina Created in California 16/38
additional tag reads "Fabric Design Protected by Copyright Catalina Inc."
Fiber/Care: unmarked, cotton with elastic at ruching and leg openings only, bra feels like a synthetic blend
Condition: overall, excellent. very clean, but for one small stain on the interior bra cup (see photo), one of four belt loops is missing (does not affect wear at all), bra band no longer elastic (does not appear to affect support)
*This swimsuit is freshly laundered and ready to wear. Please note that our model is wearing undergarments.*
~ Model's measurements are b: 35 (32D), w: 26.5, h: 36.5, and suit is not clipped in photos. ~
sideseam: 19.25" from underarm to bottom of shorts
bust: 30" unstretched, plus lots of room from shaping/bra
(fits 35" circumference chest easily, with a bit of room to spare, and cups will accommodate larger breasts)
bodice: 9.75" from center front to waist seam
waist: stretches from 26-30"
rise: 14.25" from waist to crotch seam
Note: All lingerie and swimwear is final sale. International customers are responsible for any VAT or Import Fees.
(BDV SKU: 00366-001)