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The Swimsuit Issue

December 2023
1min read

The two things that age most quickly and irretrievably are what our forebears thought was funny and what they thought was sexy. In a bold attempt to rediscover the latter, the fashion historian Anne Hollander has orchestrated the first American Heritage swimsuit feature. The bathing beauties involved—older than Cheryl Tiegs and younger than Lillie Langtry—hold up remarkably well.

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