In part one of this two-part series, we explore the origins of one of the most controversial garments in history: the swimsuit.
- Martin, Richard and Harold Koda. Splash! A History of Swimwear. New York: Rizzoli, 1990.
- Merrill, Jane and Keren Ben-Horin. She’s Got Legs. Atglen: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2015.
- Schmidt, Christine. The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk. New York: Berg, 2012.