Wall Decorating Tips with Mary Jo Bowling: Catch the Wave of Decorating With Vintage Swimsuits

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Until recently, old swimwear was usually found in attics or flea markets; but people across America are rediscovering the forgotten charm of bathing suits designed to leave almost everything to the imagination. Interior designers and homeowners are framing vintage swimsuits and using them to dress up nearly every room of the house, and their appeal is undeniable. Something about their shape commands attention — almost as if the original owner were daintily standing in the room. Pam Fierro, a vintage bathing suit expert and dealer, says that the suits are beautifully designed cultural artifacts. To understand how old swimwear migrated from the pool to the living room, you have to know a bit of backstory…Read Full Article

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