Swimsuit with skintone mesh cutout

This Nelbarden swimsuit was made in New Zealand under licence. The daisies and cutout sides imitate the Swinging London style that was popular in this era.


Credit: Courtesy of Across the Board
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Unknown
Manufacturing location: Abbott, Armstrong & Howie Ltd., Auckland
Garment type: Swimsuit
Material: Bri-nylon
Features: The swimsuit has a skintone mesh inset and applique 'Mary Quant'-style daisies..
Colour: Mushroom
Exhibition: At the Beach: 100 Years of Summer Fashion in New Zealand October 2015 - February 2016 & The Shrinking Swimsuit February - March 2016.
Label: Nelbarden of Regent St London
Date: 1960s