Thursday, July 10, 2014



Khaki cotton gaberdine full skirt over red paisley shirt and shorts. Straw sombrero by Emme. Photographed at the dining terrace of Las Brisas, Acapulco.

Rose Marie Reid

Black cotton banded beneath the bosom with a wide bengaline bow.
The background: the natural rock-bound pool at El Mirador, Acapulco.

Cole of California

 Sleeved maillot plunged to the waist in back.


Short beach coat in white organdie with transparent windowpane checks over a full-skirted bathing dress to match.

Toni Owen

Barest coverage beach dress in black and white block print, buttoned at the back. Tall straw hat by Mr. John.


Beach Poncho: black discs dot a sharkskin poncho cut full circle and buttoned from shoulder to hem either side of a wide slashed neckline. Matching beach shorts. Tall straw hat by Emme. Scarf by Echo.

Joe Fligelman

Black and white cotton striped beach shirt and trunks. White Capezio booties. Scarf by Echo.

Tina Leser

Beach jacket and shorts: the short-sleeved coat swings around the front to fasten high on one shoulder worn over matching white crash shorts. Scarf by Echo. Photographed at Lake Patzcuaro, Mexico.

Storm Play

Brass-buttoned short and crisp cotton poplin raincoat tossed over white duck pants. 

Heiser Sportswear

Kimono-sleeved partially belted beach poncho with double width of collar over matching shorts in Everfast's Everglaze sateen. Tall brimmed cloche by John Frederics.

Photographed at Purerto Marquez Beach, Mexico.


Denim Beach Suit: immaculately tailored gray denim blazer and short shorts photographed beside one of the natural rocky pools at La Concha. Straw Sombrero by Emme.

"Sun-splashed water at the reach of an eager hand is the essence of summer."

Water's The Thing
Harper's Bazaar May 1959
Photography: Gleb Derujinsky

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