History of swimwear traces the changes in the styles of men's and women's swimwear over time and between cultures, and touches on the social, religious and legal attitudes to swimming and swimwear. In classical antiquity and in most cultures, swimming was either in the nude or the swimmer would merely strip to their underwear. In the Renaissanceswimming was strongly discouraged, and into the 18th century swimming was regarded as of doubtful morality, and had to be justified on health grounds.
Boy clothes get a bad rap, but have you checked out the little boy swimsuit options lately? Mix and match ensembles are what little boy swimsuits are all about. We found a little bit of everything to kick off your summer shopping spree.
Bring sunsets on the beach home with these swim trunks that feature a bold, striped pattern and side pockets. Dress up the look with a black polo, or dress it down with a black muscle tank. Get ready to hang loose!
A few weeks ago, two mom friends and I took our five collective daughters swimsuit shopping. Shopko was having a big sale, and the girls — ranging in age from 10 to 17 — had outgrown their suits since last season. Our girls all have what I would consider healthy, positive body images. My daughter recalled horribly sunburned butt cheeks where her suit rode up a bit while she was tubing on her stomach last year.
When a man wears a Speedo, he's not just "wearing a bathing suit" or "ready for a swim. And even though Speedo is technically a brand—with a full range of performance-based swimwear and accessories, thank you—the brand is synonymous with its tight, revealing, freeing, brief. It's known for the brief because it's the standout piece of swimwear.
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Swimsuit season is stressful enough when women are tasked with finding swimwear that's both fashionable and flattering. But what does he think about all your hard work? Marie Claire asked random guys about some of the most popular swimsuit trends — and their answers may have you reconsidering that new bikini in your beach bag. One of the most popular swimwear styles on the market happens to be the one with the least amount of fabric.
Ever wonder what guys think about that super-trendy new swimsuit you've had your eye on all spring? Well, we've already quizzed men about hairstyles and jeansso we decided to give bikinis and one-pieces the same treatment. Read on to find out what your bathing suit says about you…according to guys.
At the beach, we know, you're not usually wearing much. So we want to make sure that what you do wear looks good—that's why every piece in our collection of men's swimwear is designed for style as well as function. Our tailored swim shorts, for example, feature a tab closure at the waist similar to the kind you'd find on a good pair of pantswhich gives them a polished look that's perfect for pool parties and clambakes. They also come in cool colors and vacation—friendly prints, just like our long board shorts and slightly shorter swim trunks.