Swimwear gets active

Turnage, Neal; Lee, Georgia
September 1996
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/26/1996 Supplement, Vol. 172 Issue 60, p12
Trade Publication
Reports on trends in women's swimwear also used as activewear. Creativity and innovation in swimwear; Key silhouettes of trendy swimwear; Sport bikinis; HotPants; Swimdress.


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