50's Yellow Backless Swim Suit$249.99
Be the starlet at the pool with this striking
1950's- 60's Original "Rose Maire Reid of California" Backless Swim Suit.
Rose Marie was one of the first designers to make bathing suits for different body types. She wanted women to feel as glamorous in a bathing suit as she felt in an evening gown.
Her swimsuits were known for being innovative and fashionable. Reid can contribute some of her success to her connection with the motion picture industry and starlets such as Rita Haywood, Marilyn Monroe and others wearing her suits.
Due to her swimsuits popularity worldwide her traveling awarded her the first woman in the US to fly 500,000 miles.
In 1963 Reid left her company due to a disagreement over the design and production of bikinis.
Dead Stock - New With Tags
#637 "Sunset" Vintage Size 12 - Color Daffodil
Metal Zipper Back with Hook Eye
Some Light Staining from age/storage on Legs and other areas. Should come out with cleaning.
Length - Top of Strap to Crouch 28 1/2 "
Chest 15" flat
Waist 12" flat
Leg Opening 8"
This item is sold from an excellent, highly rated vintage boutique in Dover, Delaware.