Take in dip in the calming waters but don’t eat too many shrimps. 

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick in which I am hanging on by my fingernails to summer.

From http://www.unique-vintage.com (link below).

Unique Vintage Plus Size Mrs. West Navy & Pink Flamingo Halter Swim Top that boasts pink flamingos and features a bow adorned keyhole on the front. The front ruching is complemented by mesh lining, an adjustable back and band across the chest. With wide halter straps and supportive moulded foam cups. Available in sizes 2X-4X. Priced at US$29.00 (approximately £22.30).

Bottoms are Sold Separately…(link below **).

Unique Vintage Plus Size Navy & Pink Flamingo Print Monroe High Waist Bottom in a full coverage style with slimming ruching throughout the hips and a waistband that extends all the way up to the natural waist. Because of their high-waisted style, they also slim the tummy, flatter the hips and add a bit of a boost in all of the right places. Available in sizes 2X-4X. Priced at US$44.00 (approximately £34.00).

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* http://www.unique-vintage.com/unique-vintage-plus-size-mrs-west-navy-pink-flamingo-halter-swim-top.html?ir_clickid=TcFWlOTMJ3x3XVlUUsxM0UfPUkm0dcTP4xft3M0&ir_cid=834&ir_affid=39177&utm_campaign=PRODUCT_CATALOG&utm_medium=Vintage%20Dancer&utm_source=ImpactRadius

** http://www.unique-vintage.com/unique-vintage-plus-size-navy-pink-flamingo-print-monroe-high-waist-bottom.html

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Beauty in the water. Angel on the beach. Ocean’s daughter.

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

Since the start of the school holidays the weather has often been abysmal. So let’s cheer ourselves by thinking that they is still time for us to tread those golden sands and dip our toes in those welcoming waves. 

From http://www.atomiccherry.com.au (link below *).

“Unique Vintage” Hayward One Piece Swimsuit – Day Of The Dead featuring  a cross-over bust, halter straps, a front semi-skirt patterned in a print of ivory sugar skulls and red roses set against a soft light blue background, side ruching and tummy control panels on each side. The entire suit is mesh lined and also features a keyhole back. Priced at AUD125.00 (approximately £75.00).

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* https://www.atomiccherry.com.au/women-s-clothing/40s-50s-vintage-retro-swimwear/unique-vintage-hayward-day-of-the-dead-one-piece-swimsuit

@Rations2R_n_R neither owns the copyright to the images nor much of the written content included herein. We use our blog to showcase retro and vintage fashion and, where we can, credit the copyright owner of any content by way of a link to their website. Please email rations2rocknroll@outlook.com if you are the owner of any content included and would like us to either amend or remove anything that we post. 

In your bikini sippin’ on martinis.

On #NationalBikiniDay there can only be one vintage style fashion pick.

From http://www.retrovixens.com (link below *). 1950s Style Polka Dot Bikini Set featuring a halterneck top with white and black polka dot design and adjustable straps at the back. The top is underwired and padded to give a push-up effect. Bikini top fits A-C cup. The retro inspired high waisted bottoms feature six white decorative buttons. Priced at £19.97.

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* https://www.retrovixens.com/vintage-style-bikini-set-17389.html

@Rations2R_n_R neither owns the copyright to the images nor much of the written content included herein. We use our blog to showcase retro and vintage fashion and, where we can, credit the copyright owner of any content by way of a link to their website. Please email rations2rocknroll@outlook.com if you are the owner of any content included and would like us to either amend or remove anything that we post. Christine Ashbeck (founder of @Rations2R_n_R). 

Swim for your life. Swim for the music.

Very late but Sunday’s post on a Monday…

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

From http://www.forluna.co.uk (link below *). 

Green and White Polka Dot Esther Williams Retro Style Swimsuit with halter straps that can also be tied around the back to avoid tan lines. Featuring firm tummy control, under bust support band, soft shaped foam cups and side stays. The swimsuit also features a skirted front, full brief to the back with a ruched body and gathered bust. Priced at £71.00.

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* https://www.forluna.co.uk/products/green-and-white-polka-dot-swimsuit

@Rations2R_n_R neither owns the copyright to the images nor much of the written content included herein. We use our blog to showcase retro and vintage fashion and, where we can, credit the copyright owner of any content by way of a link to their website. Please email rations2rocknroll@outlook.com if you are the owner of any content included and would like us to either amend or remove anything that we post. Christine Ashbeck (founder of @Rations2R_n_R). 

Summer loving happened so fast. 

With the weather showing no sign of deteriorating I thought that in today’s vintage style fashion pick I should again feature swimwear.

From For Luna Swimwear (link below *).


1950s Style Floral Swimdress in a black and red hisbicus pattern. The swim dress provides firm tummy control and skims the thighs to create a glamorous silhouette. Featuring an internal body suit, sturdy under bust support band and soft shaped foam cups with no wires. Supports up to a G+ cup. Priced at £76.00.

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* https://www.forluna.co.uk/products/1950s-style-black-and-red-floral-swimdress.

Walking on the beaches…

Nearing the end of a day, that has been truly magnificent in terms of the weather, and an ideal time to feature beachwear in today’s vintage style fashion pick.

From http://www.bettylicious.co.uk (link below *).

Into the Sun Vintage 1950s style Jumpsuit with Hawaiian floral print on turquoise fabric and halterneck detail. Featuring a sporty white belt, side pockets and 3/4 length legs. Made of 97% cotton and 3% elastine the jumpsuit is flattering to the feminine curve. Available in sizes XS-XL. Priced at £41.95.

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* https://www.bettylicious.co.uk/into-the-sun-vintage-style-jumpsuit.html

It’s the summer of love.

Today’s vintage style fashion pick continues the summer theme.

From http://www.bettylicious.co.uk (link below *).


Retro Vintage 1950s Bikini Top Red designed by Esther Williams featuring soft shaper cups and bow-tie halterneck. Priced at £36.50. 

The top pairs with (link below **)…


1950s Style High Waist Retro Vintage Bikini Bottoms Red featuring tummy control; priced at £36.50, to complete the look. 

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* https://www.bettylicious.co.uk/retro-vintage-1950-s-halterneck-bikini-top-red.html

** https://www.bettylicious.co.uk/1950s-style-high-waist-retro-vintage-bikini-bottoms-red.html