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WOMEN’S BEACHWEAR

Swimsuits are always chosen with great care. They should suit the figure, the place where they are to be worn, or simply match the taste of the wearer.

One-piece swimsuit with logo od Diesel One-piece swimsuit with logo od Diesel

Diesel

One-piece swimsuit with logo

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One-piece swimsuit od Diesel One-piece swimsuit od Diesel

Diesel

One-piece swimsuit

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Swimsuit bottom od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto Swimsuit bottom od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

Swimsuit bottom

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Swimsuit top with logo od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto Swimsuit top with logo od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

Swimsuit top with logo

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Swimsuit bottom with logo od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto Swimsuit bottom with logo od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

Swimsuit bottom with logo

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Swimsuit top od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto Swimsuit top od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

Swimsuit top

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One-piece swimsuit od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto One-piece swimsuit od Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto

One-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Iceberg Two-piece swimsuit od Iceberg

Iceberg

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Iceberg Two-piece swimsuit od Iceberg

Iceberg

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Iceberg Two-piece swimsuit od Iceberg

Iceberg

Two-piece swimsuit

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Swimsuit bottom od Stella McCartney Swimsuit bottom od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

Swimsuit bottom

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Swimsuit bottom od Stella McCartney Swimsuit bottom od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

Swimsuit bottom

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One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

One-piece swimsuit

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One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

One-piece swimsuit

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One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

One-piece swimsuit

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Swimsuit top od Stella McCartney Swimsuit top od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

Swimsuit top

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Swimsuit top od Stella McCartney Swimsuit top od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

Swimsuit top

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One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

One-piece swimsuit

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One-piece swimsuit od Isabel Marant One-piece swimsuit od Isabel Marant

Isabel Marant

One-piece swimsuit

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One-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire One-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

One-piece swimsuit

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One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney One-piece swimsuit od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

One-piece swimsuit

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Swimsuit bottom od Zimmermann Swimsuit bottom od Zimmermann

Zimmermann

Swimsuit bottom

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Swimsuit top od Zimmermann Swimsuit top od Zimmermann

Zimmermann

Swimsuit top

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Swimsuit bottom od Burberry Swimsuit bottom od Burberry PERMANENT COLLECTION

Burberry

Swimsuit bottom

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Swimsuit top od Versace Swimsuit top od Versace

Versace

Swimsuit top

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Swimsuit bottom od Versace Swimsuit bottom od Versace

Versace

Swimsuit bottom

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Logo bra od Burberry Logo bra od Burberry

Burberry

Logo bra

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Two-piece swimsuit od Bottega Veneta Two-piece swimsuit od Bottega Veneta

Bottega Veneta

Two-piece swimsuit

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Swimsuit top od Dolce & Gabbana Swimsuit top od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

Swimsuit top

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Swimsuit bottom od Dolce & Gabbana Swimsuit bottom od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

Swimsuit bottom

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Swimsuit top od Palm Angels Swimsuit top od Palm Angels

Palm Angels

Swimsuit top

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Logo towel od Fila Logo towel od Fila

Fila

Logo towel

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Swimsuit top od Fila Swimsuit top od Fila

Fila

Swimsuit top

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Swimsuit top od Fila Swimsuit top od Fila

Fila

Swimsuit top

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Swimsuit bottom od Fila Swimsuit bottom od Fila

Fila

Swimsuit bottom

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Swimsuit bottom od Moschino Swimsuit bottom od Moschino

Moschino

Swimsuit bottom

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Swimsuit bottom od Palm Angels Swimsuit bottom od Palm Angels

Palm Angels

Swimsuit bottom

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Swimsuit top od Moschino Swimsuit top od Moschino

Moschino

Swimsuit top

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Swimsuit top od Moschino Swimsuit top od Moschino

Moschino

Swimsuit top

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Swimsuit bottom od Moschino Swimsuit bottom od Moschino

Moschino

Swimsuit bottom

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Swimsuit bottom od Fila Swimsuit bottom od Fila

Fila

Swimsuit bottom

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Swimsuit bottom od Palm Angels Swimsuit bottom od Palm Angels PERMANENT COLLECTION

Palm Angels

Swimsuit bottom

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire Two-piece swimsuit od Zadig & Voltaire

Zadig & Voltaire

Two-piece swimsuit

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Two-piece swimsuit od Balmain Two-piece swimsuit od Balmain PERMANENT COLLECTION

Balmain

Two-piece swimsuit

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One-piece swimsuit od Versace One-piece swimsuit od Versace

Versace

One-piece swimsuit

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One-piece swimsuit od Moschino One-piece swimsuit od Moschino

Moschino

One-piece swimsuit

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One-piece swimsuit od Moschino One-piece swimsuit od Moschino PERMANENT COLLECTION

Moschino

One-piece swimsuit

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Swimsuits – an essential element in a women’s wardrobe

Today, few people think about the interesting history behind these garments, which became a symbol of social change.

Swimming costumes as a sign of progress and changing customs

The history of swimming costumes is not only a story of fashion and changing trends, but also of a revolution in customs. To understand this fully, it is necessary to take a step into the past.

Even in ancient times, women wore something like swimsuits. But nobody attached any great importance to them, as they were worn simply in order to avoid feeling embarrassment while bathing in the river. By the time the middle ages arrived, however, swimming costumes, even one piece swimsuits, were unheard of. Women were forbidden to bathe in public for fear that nudity would offend others.

Attitudes to this issue changed in the 18th and 19th centuries. People began to take better care of their health, and it became understood that, in order to maintain vitality, washing the body regularly was essential. Women bathed willingly in rivers, but they always had to remember to cover themselves with voluminous swimming costumes, which were extremely cumbersome and sometimes concealed stones. The whole aim was to avoid any part of the clothing from accidentally rising and revealing any part of the body.

At the start of the 20th century, a scandal erupted with swimsuits at the centre. The Australian swimmer Annette Kellerman appeared on an American beach wearing a one piece swimsuit which exposed her neck, shoulders and legs. The athlete was immediately arrested, but many women stood by her side and Kellerman’s actions helped some women to stop fearing social judgement and turn up on beaches in similar costumes.

Maybe it was because of the Australian that, a few years later, the organisers of the Olympics allowed women to turn out in somewhat more revealing swimming costumes. On these swimsuits, the bottom came to mid-thigh.

Swimsuit fashion as a historical sensation

Over the course of time, customs and morals have changed. The breakthrough year was 1946, when Jacques Heim introduced the first two piece swimming costume. He inspired Louis Réard, whoshortly afterwards brought to the market a swimming costume similar to the modern bikini. It caused a sensation, not least because many of conservative morals could not accept such such a scanty piece of women’s clothing.

Rudi Gernreich caused an even greater scandal, when he designed his one piece swimsuit. The novelty of this was that it exposed even more a woman’s chest than before.

The real revolution was the emergence of an elastic material called lycra, from which most swimwear has been made since the 1990s.

Exclusive swimsuits today

Nowadays there is no problem in exposing the female body in a swimsuit. Women adore this part of their wardrobe, and designers love to present their latest collections that allow their clients to take pleasure from the water and sunshine. Swimsuits are at once popular and widespread, and exclusive and luxurious, depending on the brand, the material, and the construction. It’s good to have one place where you can choose the perfect swimming costume – from one piece swimsuit to high waisted bikini – without hassle, wasted time, or worries that you have made the wrong purchase. To this end, clients choose the Vitkac.com online shop, where you can also choose ladies’ sunglasses and summer tops to match your swimsuit.