In 1907, Australian swimmer and performer Annette Kellerman was arrested on a Boston beach for wearing form-fitting sleeveless one-piece knitted swimming tights that covered her from neck to toe, a costume she adopted from England, In 1913, designer Carl Jantzen made the first functional two-piece swimwear.Inspired by the introduction of females into Olympic swimming he designed a close-fitting costume with shorts for the bottom and short sleeves for the top.During the 1920s and 1930s, people began to shift from "taking in the water" to "taking in the sun", at bathhouses and spas, and swimsuit designs shifted from functional considerations to incorporate more decorative features.Rayon was used in the 1920s in the manufacture of tight-fitting swimsuits, By the 1930s, manufacturers had lowered necklines in the back, removed sleeves, and tightened the sides.We are continuously developing and adding more resources to our social media outlets.
The bikini has gradually grown to gain wide acceptance in Western society.
I've always loved youth culture, I've been a product of youth culture.
It's kind of just staying 'in the know' with what's going on in music and fashion technology, and just being able to speak their language.
Before, if you were a great entertainer, you had to do it all.
We have a number of resources ranging from video discussions with our scientists, virtual tours through google hangouts to live streaming of our public lecture series called Argonne Outloud.