Carnation print swimsuit & overshirt

This Jantzen swimsuit and overshirt was part of a Vogue New Zealand editorial called 'Early Sun Appearances'. The magazine text read: "A cool slither of a swimsuit, with overshirt and matching skirt (not shown), happily planned for island cruises, in polished carnation print cotton. Jantzen shirred suit 89s.6d, shirt 53s.9d."

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Credit: Photo from Vogue New Zealand, Summer 1959, courtesy of Hocken Collections Uare Taoka O Hākena, Dunedin, New Zealand
Copyright: Image © The Condé Nast Publications Ltd
Designer: Unknown
Garment type: Swimsuit, overshirt
Label: Jantzen
Date: 1959