19 Scorching Vintage Bikini Ads

Let’s properly welcome the Summer of 2013. Ads from 1944 to 1981.

1. 1944. Dude is well-done.

5. 1949, Tartan suntan lotion.

6. Cole of California.

7. BIKINI KILL. From a 1966 Frederick’s of Hollywood catalog. Creepy Mr. Frederick checks in on the girls.

9. Elke Sommer x 2.

10. 1965. Martha Hyer.

11. Stefanie Powers.

12. 1967. I KNOW, not a bikini, but it’s fucking Catwoman. Also, how to do a Batman ad without getting sued.

14. 1970. Well, she obviously HAS worn a bikini before.

16. Via Sweden. Check out that bikini.

17. 1974 swimwear ad. Gotta love French women.

18. 1978. My senior year in high school.

19. Le’ts finish with one of the most famous bikini ads ever. From 1981.

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