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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Jim Tillett & Catalina Swimwear 1951

Ads are from Catalina from 1951.
Catalina Dream Fit Elastic Shirred Laton Tafetta

Available at Glamoursurf in size 36. 

Catalinas new Carribean Collection from hand screened fabric designs by Jim Tillett of Mexico City. 'Tapa Sheath', hand printed lastex sheath with separate trunk and stand away flowers.

Let's look at more Jim Tillett for Catalina.

 'Dragon Fly' - hand printed on Nylon Taffetta with matching skirt.

Glow Fish - flourescent tropical fish hand printed on rigid Celanese Prospector front suit with Nylotec Lastex zipper back.

More info on Jim Tillett can be found here.

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