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The history of the bathing suit. Early 20th century catalog ads for bathing suits. Footage of an all girls California swim preparing for a swim meet, wearing sleeveless, above the knee bathing suits. Fashion illustrations of the bathing suits. Women model Chanel bathing suits and hats at a fashion show in the early 20th century. Footage of women in bathing suits playing leap frog on the beach in the early 20th century. Bathing suit fashion illustrations from 1917. A series of stills of women in bathing suits in the 1920s. Footage of women being arrested on the beach for wearing short bathing suits. An archival footage of a silent scene: a woman inform on another woman who doesn’t wear appropriate bathing suit to a cop.