A selection of the best S/S 2014 swimwear - and the vintage designs that inspired them, from Brigitte Bardot's floral bikini to Bettie Page's leopard-print bathing suit. Enjoy.
Dorian Leigh photographed by John Rawlings, 1948
Caruso swimsuit by Violet Lake
Strapless Givenchy swimsuit, Vogue July 1953
Swimsuit by Norma Kamali, from Net-a-Porter
Bettina on the cover of Vogue Paris, 1953
Vogue Turkey, June 2014
The bikini on the cover is Dolce & Gabbana. This orange blossom swimsuit is available from Net-a-Porter.
Photograph by Louise Dahl Wolfe, 1946
Pink swimshirt in Vogue, 1953
Cleopatra bikini by Huit from Figleaves
Veruschka in Itapoa, Brazil 1968
Kate Moss in a bikini by Rosamosario
Elizabeth Taylor in Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
Jena one-shoulder swimsuit by Miraclesuit
Ursula Andress-inspired bikini from Heidi Klein
Backgammon in the pool. Photograph by Slim Aarons
Socialite C Z Guest at home, 1955
Photograph from the 1970 Pirelli calendar
Swimsuit by Eres
Swimsuits in Nova Magazine, 1975. Image from MPP
Photograph by Slim Aarons
Swimsuit by La Perla
1970s supermodel Veruschka
Jerry Hall photographed by Norman Parkinson, 1975
Grace Kelly with her children in Montego Bay, 1967
We have a vintage embellished kaftan in stock, perfect for poolside. To view in our online boutique please click here.
Princess Margaret in Mustique
Photograph by Slim Aarons, 1970
Leaf-print swimsuit by Seafolly from John Lewis
The now-ubiquitous palm print is inspired by the 'Martinique' wallpaper at the Beverly Hills Hotel, designed by Don Loper in 1942.
Cafe inside the Beverly Hills Hotel
Bikini by House of Hackney
Socialite Alice Topping, 1959
Swimsuit by Givenchy, 1953
Bikini by Melissa Odabash from Matches
To view our full selection of vintage poolside and beachwear, please click on this link. All online purchases include a Juno Says Hello scented candle in our new amber and hibiscus fragrance.
Sean. Just because.