Welcome to Glamoursplash!

A blog with a daily splash of vintage swimwear, vintage fashion, news, designer profiles and all things retro.

We welcome you to shop our on-line boutique Glamoursurf, featuring everything you need from the beach to the bedroom. Glamoursurf specializes in vintage swimwear, vintage lingerie, resort wear, cover ups, swim caps and fun in the sun beach accessories.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Early Japanese Bathing Beauties

It's so fascinating to look at this video. The supporting text reads "Photos of GEISHA and MAIKO Posing as Bathing Beauties During the Meiji and Taisho Eras of Old Japan." The Meiji era extended from September 1868 through July 1912 and the Taisho era spans from July 30, 1912 to December 25, 1926. So if the supporting text is correct these truly are early images of Japanese 'bathing beauties'. Interesting to me is the use of stripes! Enjoy.

No comments: