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These images of handsome surfers and surf fashions are from 1964 and were originally published in Esquire magazine.
The increasing popularity of surfing has encouraged a like trend in surfing fashions. Basic characteristics: loose leg, matched waist and leg band. Upper left, surfer Bill Richardson wears a stretch Jantzen with a warm-up top. Walter Sawyer is shown in burgundy-blue and white- striped cotton ticking shorts, also by Jantzen. Photographed at the Huntington Beach Surf Club, California.
One of the most popular surfing styles is the bold red-and-white cotton print, left, by Catalina worn by Don Shusta. The shirt-shorts set, center is made of featherweight nylon by Catalina. The shirt is a parka style and is worn by Richard Scott. On the right Hap Cole wears a shorter version of the surfer in a grey lastex with white elastic side stripes. It's a stretch hip-rider,, also by Catalina.
Welcome to GlamourSplash. My name is Pamela Fierro and I've been collecting and selling vintage swimwear and fashion for over a decade. We chat about vintage swimsuits, industry leaders, designers, models, photographers; most anything relating to swimming and the art of swimwear.
We also cover current trends in the industry. If you love vintage fashion and all things swim, you're sure to find a little something about it here.