The Short Culotte, The Tube Top
The Short Culotte, The Tube Top. Wrapped from side to side to look like a straight bathing suit, a new culotte, shortest ever, with a pair of t-i-n-y bloomers underneath. In shite Wellingtone Sears 'Topsail' sailcloth. To top it: a white tube of knitted cotton. Both by Carolyn Schnurer, about $18, Henri Bendel; Halle Bros; Jays; I. Magnin. Wool beach shawl, $15. Pan American Shop.
The Maillot Top
The Maillot Top, briefest of beach sweaters, in navy blue knitted cotton, about $5. With it, in praise of neatness, concisely cut white Irish linen shorts, about $10. Both, Bonwit Teller, White capeskin belt by Criterion, at Altman. The sweater shorts are also at I. Magnin.
Beach Transparency, navy blue nylon tricot tunic over a strapless nude color bathing suit, rayon and nylon, all elasticized, by SeaMolds, $13. at Arnold Constable.
The Dressmaker Suit, the ever princess shape, here, strapless, with a rolled bodice. By Reel-Poise in white Lonsdale pique, $15 ; Lord & Taylor. All the towels are by Martex.