1. I’m going to end the “Back to School” theme with a selection of images from an amazing photo-essay Life magazine photographer Arthur Schatz did on high school fashion in 1969. These are some of my absolute favorite images of late 1960s fashion.

    I’m going to end the “Back to School” theme with a selection of images from an amazing photo-essay Life magazine photographer Arthur Schatz did on high school fashion in 1969. These are some of my absolute favorite images of late 1960s fashion.

  2. Swimming trunks for men first became popular in the late 1920s, yet for a while mens’ full bathing suits persisted as well. This led to the interesting and diverse combination of styles worn by the boys in this 1928 photograph, which range from full woolen bathing suits to almost Speedo-like briefs.

    Swimming trunks for men first became popular in the late 1920s, yet for a while mens’ full bathing suits persisted as well. This led to the interesting and diverse combination of styles worn by the boys in this 1928 photograph, which range from full woolen bathing suits to almost Speedo-like briefs.

  3. Another Wilhelm Dreesen photograph, this one taken in 1893, shows a young woman in a one piece bathing costume exiting a bathing machine on a North Sea beach.

    Another Wilhelm Dreesen photograph, this one taken in 1893, shows a young woman in a one piece bathing costume exiting a bathing machine on a North Sea beach.