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1929 Jantzen Diving Girl Swimsuit

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Show and Tell - Share your treasures' started by fuzzylizzie, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. fuzzylizzie

    fuzzylizzie Alumni

  2. cactusandcattails

    cactusandcattails Trade Member

    Nice Lizzie!!
  3. glamoursurf

    glamoursurf Alumni

  4. yumyumvintage

    yumyumvintage Trade Member

    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh that is awesome!!!!!!
  5. joules

    joules Trade Member

  6. mags_rags

    mags_rags Trade Member

    Holey Moley! It is fabulous. Enquiring minds want to know... where does this fit in to the Jantzen timeline?
  7. cmpollack

    cmpollack Trade Member

    Wow, that's just...:wow22:

    thanks for giving us a peek, Lizzie! (And I'm with Maggie--would love to know the date for it!)
  8. mags_rags

    mags_rags Trade Member

    oops. I see the date is in the title - 1929. But would still love to know about how this fits in overall. It's such a bold look! Was this the first appearance of the diving girl?
  9. fuzzylizzie

    fuzzylizzie Alumni

    The company was started in 1910, and started making swimsuits several years later. The Diving Girl was introduced in 1920. There is some really interesting details on my blog.
  10. cmpollack

    cmpollack Trade Member

    I didn't realize your original post linked to your blog--thanks for pointing it out, Lizzie. And you are right--lots of fascinating info... I especially love learning that the belt is really a feat of knitwear trompe l'oueil!
  11. vintagedevotion

    vintagedevotion Trade Member

    Never saw the diving girl that large. The suit is fantastic and it looks like it's in great shape. What a great find!
  12. TangerineBoutique

    TangerineBoutique Trade Member

    WOW! That is an amazing swimsuit! What a treasure. I don't know much about the history of Jantzen...looking forward to reading the blog.
  13. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

  14. Midge

    Midge Super Moderator Staff Member

  15. missproper

    missproper Alumni

    Oh my, that's so cute :wub:
  16. Sarara Brazil

    Sarara Brazil Registered Guest

    Wow, the condition is amazing!
  17. Metro Retro Vintage

    Metro Retro Vintage Trade Member

  18. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

    how on earth did i miss this post back in September??? that suit is SO cool!!!
  19. Jonathan

    Jonathan Trade Member

    That's called branding for the blind!
  20. Sky Ranch Vintage

    Sky Ranch Vintage Trade Member

    Wow!! I don't know how I missed this either. What an amazing find :)

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