The Polka Dot Tube, one piece bathing suit, with swathing across the torso, in a color to compliment a tan - bronze, with golden coin dots. A Howard Greer design for Caltex in Hafner rayon satin with Lastex; $23. from Henri Bendel.
The Bathing Dress, the perennial dressmaker, here, strapless, with a narrow latticed front slit, a sash at the back. By Bantner, in navy blue rayon faille with Lanton, $16; Best's.
The Bathing Dress
The White Shell, a lesson in design for action, with elasticized diaphragm and adjustable straps. By Jantzen in white rayon and cotton sharkskin with lastex, $13; Best's.
The Bathing Sheath, strapless with a molded bodice, smooth skirt across the front. By Mabs of Hollywood, white rayon sharkskin with Lastex, $12; Franklin Simon.
The Beach Maillot - In Velvet, bright blue with a plane of shirring at the front, straps to wear or not. By Cole of California in Crompton silk velvet, with an underlining of cotton jersey, $18; from Altman.
Our 1950 Beach Wardrobe series will conclude tomorrow. Stay tuned!